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Career with IDA

As a key member of the International Directorate Of Accreditation (IDA), you will work closely with industry partners from government agencies, tertiary institutions, professional bodies and industry associations to accredit conformance assessment bodies (CABs), so as to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore-based enterprises. You will develop, manage and conduct assessments of CABs across a wide range of disciplines for different accreditation schemes. You will also play a crucial role in actively promoting the benefits of accreditation to the regulators and users of conformity assessment services.

IDA officers are energetic, informed, have a ‘can-do’ attitude and are committed to excellence. We are looking for individuals with a good engineering or science degree, preferably with three to five years’ experience in a quality-related field. Good exposure to quality management system and standards, such as ISO/IEC 17025 will be advantageous. You must be confident, driven and be able to work independently. You should also possess good interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to interact with people at all levels. Ability to work in a highly driven team is also an asset.

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Assessors play a crucial role in the IDA accreditation and in improving the standard of practices in the conformance industry. We are looking for professionals and experts that are keen to contribute their time, expertise and experience as Team Leaders or Technical Assessors. As an assessor, you will have opportunities to work with committed industry professionals and observe the various best practices in the industry. Besides gaining a better understanding of the conformance industry and accreditation infrastructure, you can also participate in our assessor enclaves, where like-minded experts share their experiences.

Team Leaders

Team Leaders lead assessment teams in carrying out assessment of the CABs. They assess the compliance of the management system of CABs to international standards such as ISO/IEC 17021-1, ISO/IEC 17065, ISO/IEC 17024, ISO/IEC 17025 or ISO/IEC 17020. We welcome individuals with an engineering or science degree and extensive experience in assessment/auditing of quality management systems.

Technical Assessors

Technical assessors focus on the assessment of the technical competency of CABs in providing a specific scope of conformity assessment activities. We welcome professionals and experts who have technical expertise that is related to the various accreditation programs administered by IDA.

If you have the relevant expertise and experience, and are interested in contributing towards the conformance industry and accreditation infrastructure, please apply at to