What Is an ISO Administrator?

The International Organization for Standardization develops and maintains ISO standards for the industrial, technical and financial sectors, among others. An ISO administrator implements the relevant ISO standards at a corporate level.

Job Description

An ISO administrator ensures that the company is in compliance with relevant ISO standards and guidelines related to quality management, social and environmental responsibility and risk management. The ISO administrator develops, reviews and maintains a company's ISO management system.


An ISO administrator manages workplace safety, performs quality control inspections and audits internal and external systems. The ISO administrator makes decisions on quality acceptance and communicates these decisions to department leaders so that they can support the company's goals and objectives.



The ISO administrator reports key quality metrics related to business performance, as well as quality investigation findings, to senior leaders. The ISO administrator may report to the CEO or to the Human Resources Manager, depending on the structure of the organization.




About the Author

Keela Helstrom began writing in 2010. She is a Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of accounting and finance experience. Though working as a consultant, most of her career has been spent in corporate finance. Helstrom attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has her Bachelor of Science in accounting.