Becoming an Assessor or Technical Expert

It is the policy of the NAB-MALTA to provide its clients with a consistently professional and effective accreditation service. For this reason, the NAB-MALTA is continuously seeking to expand its Assessors/Experts Database in order to be able to proactively provide a wider range of accreditation services.

Assessor” is the general term used for an individual (Team Leader, Technical Assessor, Technical Expert) who assesses a conformity assessment body.

An assessor undergoes appropriate training and has a combination of qualifications and experience that make him/her competent to examine and evaluate a conformity assessment body and to judge its competence, reliability, effectiveness and quality. The assessor should have recent experience in the activities he/she is required to assess.

An assessor shall have the combination of assessor qualifications and experience necessary to enable him/her to function effectively as a member of an Assessment Team. As a general guide, an assessor would be expected to have an academic degree or equivalent in a relevant area e.g. science, technology, law, together with a minimum of three years of working experience. He/she shall also possess the adequate assessment skills including the capability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

An assessor shall also be free of any interest or obligation, which might cause him/her to act other than in an impartial, confidential and non-discriminatory manner.

How to apply to join our assessment team?

If you are interested in joining our assessment team, have the necessary experience and embrace the following principles:

  • Ethical conduct – the foundation of professionalism
  • Fair presentation – the obligation to report truthfully and accurately
  • Due professional care – the application of diligence and judgement in auditing
  • Independence – the basis for the impartiality of the audit and objectivity of the audit conclusions
  • Evidence-based approach – the rational method for reaching reliable and reproducible audit conclusions in a systematic audit process.

Then why not submit your Assessor information record, by clicking here?