Head of Quality



Ref: GP186-4901

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a regional food manufacturer with strong presence in the GCC market. Our client is looking to hire a Head of Quality for their Qatar manufacturing facility. To be considered for this role you must have comprehensive quality experience within the food sector or consumer goods sector.

This role is responsible to set the Quality and Safety vision along with developing and implementing quality strategies and programs across the organisation. In addition, other duties will include aligning with the QHSE plan as per the corporate strategy, setting up and achieving KPIs for finished products as well as raw materials and systems. You will also develop and maintain policies, SOPs and GTPs and performing RCA. You will interact effectively with all levels within the organisation, leading, developing and managing the competency and performance of QHSE team.


To be considered for this role you should hold an MBA or Postgraduate with a relevant Degree in Food Science/Technology along with 10 or more years of experience in a similar role as well as extensive knowledge of the GCC market within the food sector. You need to have strong QHSE audit skills and knowledge of industry standards and systems as well as a solid understanding of laboratory operations and equipment. You must also understand how to evaluate a quality system and manage the competency of the team.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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