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NSI logoNSI approved companies lead the way in the provision of security and fire safety services in the UK and Ireland, ensuring public and private spaces are safer for all those who use them. NSI Gold approval is the ultimate hallmark of integrity, expertise and professionalism.

As a UKAS accredited specialist Certification Body, we are renowned for our high standards and this extends to the calibre of the people we employ.

Our highly skilled and regularly trained team of full-time  auditors (located across the UK and Ireland)  deliver thousands of audits per year, verifying  NSI approved companies’ continued compliance with  sector and internationally-recognised Standards. Our auditors and head office support team are passionate about what they do and are driven by a desire to deliver service excellence.

We are recruiting!

Technical Officer

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Officer to add additional resources to the Standards department. This role will be reporting to the Head of Standards and will be mainly based at our head offices in Maidenhead.

The Role

To support the Head of Standards in managing the technical changes and development of new and existing NSI approval schemes within the Standards Department. 

Minimum of 40% based in head office with flexibility up to 50% in an alternative office base. Approximately 10% travel out of the office base required.

The Candidate

We are looking for someone with project experience and from an Technical and Engineering background. In addition, the candidate will need a good understanding of British and European standards and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

If you are interested in this position and would like to apply, please forward your updated CV and Covering Letter to Japjeet Ghattaora, HR Manager.


Non-Executive Management Board Member

Following recent retirements from the Board, a vacancy has arisen for a Non-Executive Management Board member with specific interest in security to join the Board of Insight Certification Ltd (ICL) trading as the National Security Inspectorate (NSI).

NSI is recognised as the leading UKAS accredited certification body for the security and fire safety sectors in the United Kingdom.  NSI helps protect homeowners, the public sector, industry and business by providing robust, high quality audits of home security, commercial security and fire safety systems and services.

Please view the Role Description for more details.

To register your interest please contact Japjeet Ghattaora, HR Manager, with your contact details and CV by 31st May 2018.


Join our Impartiality Committee

Impartiality and Integrity are core values at NSI, and fundamental for our UKAS accreditation as a Certification Body.  NSI’s Impartiality Committee acts as an independent monitor of impartiality and integrity, reporting to the Board and making recommendations as it sees fit. A position has recently become available.

The Role

As part of the Impartiality Committee you will be involved in regular audit and inspection of NSI operations:

  • Monitoring of impartiality risks, certification processes and policies across NSI activities.
  • Matters affecting confidence in certification, including openness and public perception with respect to impartiality.

The Candidate

We are particularly interested in candidates who:

  • have a strong ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or OHSAS 18001 compliance background;
  • have knowledge of the fire, security or facilities management industries working either in an approved company, as a customer of an approved company or with other industry expertise (for example a stakeholder organisation (e.g. a trade association), or a specialist consultancy.It is expected that the successful applicant would serve a minimum period of 3 years, renewable thereafter.

If you are a professional practitioner with expertise to share we would be interested to hear from you. This honorary appointment does not have a salary attached to it however appointees will be reimbursed for reasonable out-of-pocket expenses.  The Impartiality Committee normally meets twice a year at NSI’s office in Maidenhead.

It is expected that the successful applicant would serve a minimum period of 3 years, renewable thereafter.

Find out more about our commitment to impartiality

To register your interest and for queries, please contact Laura Welford, Quality Manager, attaching your CV.

Regional Auditors

We are recruiting for Regional Auditors in the following sectors: electronic security, fire safety and Guarding Services.  The roles will be based in various locations across the UK.

If you are interested and would like further details, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Japjeet Ghattaora, NSI HR Manager.