£32,000 - £36,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Job title: QA Adviser (Product Safety)


Region: National – Home or London Head Office based

Directorate: Finance and Commercial

Contract: Permanent, Full Time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 per annum plus £4,452 London Weighting if applicable



About The Royal British Legion

Careers in Finance, Commercial and Projects


Across the country, in every city and on every street, the Legion is there to support our Armed Forces community. As the largest charity of our kind, we have 235,000 members, 60,000 volunteers and a network of partners all helping us give support wherever and whenever it's needed.


When it comes to providing this support to such a deserving community, every penny counts. Not just because we owe it to those who have served for us and their families, but also to those who choose to support us. They need to trust that we do the right thing and make the most of their contribution.


It's this mission, this scale, this challenge and the values we all live by, that makes the Legion such a fulfilling place to thrive.


Our Finance, Commercial and Project directorates consist of various sub departments – such as Business Processes, Financial Planning and Analysis, Procurement, Facilities, Property and the Transformation Office. If you were to join any one of them, you’d help ensure these financial responsibilities are achieved. While seeing that RBL has the means to go on innovating and developing.


The Role

We are looking for a QA Advisor for product safety to maintain the policies, procedures and processes for ensuring products that we sell and offer for donation are safe and meet legislative safety requirements.   


The post holder will work with managers and staff at all levels to identify products, procurement routes, relevant processes and provide advice on product safety and to influence their understanding and assessment of the significance of those risks and the actions in place, or required, to manage the safety of the product. The QA Adviser will ensure that all appropriate testing takes place on new products to ensure that they are legally compliant to place on the UK market.


The QA Adviser will maintain a proactive continual testing programme for existing products on a risk basis.


The QA Advisor reports into the Head of SHEQ, within the Commercial Team. 


You should have an appropriate qualification in product safety.  You will have demonstrable experience in product safety role, including developing documentation and investigating compliance with safety requirements.  


Please note this role can be home based within the United Kingdom or based at our London Head Office, which is located at Haig House, 199 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1AA.


As an inclusive employer, we welcome conversations on flexible working and any reasonable adjustments that may be required.




Diversity Statement

We believe that the compassion, understanding and service we show each, and every individual customer should be reflected in the way we all support, respect and include every individual who works with us.

It’s because of this that we have strived hard to create a One Legion culture that we can all feel part of and succeed in. It’s why we make sure that you have the opportunities you need to learn and develop. It’s why we’re invested in making RBL a truly inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves. It’s why you’re welcome, whoever you might be.

It’s why we welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.


How to Apply

Please apply by clicking ‘apply online’.



Closing date for this role is: Friday 28th January 2022

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Posted on: 13 January 2022
Closed date: 28 January 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Finance

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