• Client Manager

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  • Overview

    BM Trada, part of the Element Group, has an opportunity for a Client Manager to join our growing team! This is a great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector. BM TRADA exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.  BM TRADA is proud to be part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services. 


    • To undertake audit activities (at client’s premises or desk-based) and other related services in accordance with BM TRADA Certification procedures
    • To ensure the audit schedules for defined clients are delivered to plan and in line with target objectives
    • To achieve planned personal utilisation levels in line with annual defined targets and objectives
    • To produce accurate and timely client reporting and timesheets in line with operational target objectives
    • To provide technical support and staff training / mentoring to all parts of the business as required
    • To maintain a high standard of service delivery ensuring effective customer relationships are maintained
    • To maintain professional status and Continuous Personal Development requirements in accordance with accreditation and business requirements and to develop new audit and product skills as required and requested
    • Conduct single and multi-discipline audits, staying away from home as necessary, with high level of detail and information gathering essential
    • Complete all audit reports and administration to plan and submit to BM TRADA office as required
    • Take responsibility for customer communication and relationships to ensure completion of audits
    • Maintain regular reporting and communication with the client to ensure milestones are met on time and budget and advise of any additional opportunities for cross-selling of services and products
    • To undertake any other duties as assigned by Head of Audit Resources

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Educated to at least first degree standard or equivalent preferably in a forest based or related discipline
    • Significant industrial experience in a timber, paper, construction or related industry
    • Successful completion of Quality Management Systems (QMS) / EMS and / or Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) Lead Auditor course or equivalent
    • Qualified 3rd party auditor – undertaking Quality, Environment, Health & Safety audits
    • Health & Safety and  /or Environmental qualification (Nebosh or equivalent)
    • Working knowledge of additional schemes, for example National Highway Sector Schemes (NHSS), ISO27001 and / or ISO50001
    • Professional and confident approach
    • Good IT skills and knowledge of systems
    • Competent with MS Office applications: in particular MS Excel – to intermediate level
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral
    • Confident, outgoing and diplomatic, yet firm as necessary along with strong influencing skills
    • Ability to take ownership of clients and manage issues to a successful conclusion
    • Customer focused, develop strong working relationships
    • Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure, positive and effective team player
    • Prepared to take on additional challenges as and when they are identified
    • Ability and willingness to travel with frequent overnight stays – possibility of overseas work in longer term

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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