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Business Process and Assurance

Business Process and Assurance (BP&A) is responsible for ensuring that good practices, opportunities for improvement and non-conformity reports are identified and addressed in a timely manner.

They ensure that effective governance is in place to promote best practice at DE&S. It also looks after continuous improvement and process compliance. They mitigate business risks through a programme of independent assurance of DE&S ways of working (process) and the outputs that are produced (product).

We do all this to ensure DE&S achieves international benchmark standards for organisational efficiency and effectiveness.

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Without Business Process and Assurance continuously looking to improve our methods, the Voyager aircraft may not have arrived on time and on budget.

BP&A roles

BP&A plays a central role in our ability to deliver outstanding equipment and support to our customers.

Some of the expertise in BP&S includes: process and assurance specialists; governance experts and improvement professionals.

Business Process & Assurance vacancies

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A career in Business Process and Assurance at DE&S

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Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what our staff say about us.


I am interested in my work.


I am trusted to carry out my job effectively.


I am treated with respect by the people I work with.

“I have become a Chartered Quality Professional of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and an International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) lead auditor at DE&S.”

– Anoushka, Senior Quality Policy Officer

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DE&S is made up of 11 functions, each supporting its own vital strand of the organisation. Our functions offer professional development and flexibility to our people – and assurance to our customers that we have the scale and expertise to deliver on any project.

See where you fit in and join a world-class team today.

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