As part of its continuous efforts to enact growth, profitability, cost savings and maintain its (2) Two International Standards – ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO/IEC 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS), the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) has commenced the Recertification of its ISO 9001:2015 and Transition from ISO 22301:2012 to 22301: 2019.
KW-IRS got certified into the (2) two International Standards ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 22301:2012 in the year 2018; the certificates renewable every three years.
The 2days BCMS transition course for ISO 22301:2019, approved by the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), aimed at implementation of evidence of severe compliance with International Standards, and facilitated by Omobola Oropo of Tenol Alpha Limited, ended today, Friday, 10th September, 2021.
KW-IRS partook in the training on the transition to a new BCMS 22301:2019, to update the old 22301:2012 certified into in 2018 and would complete all processes involved in recertification into ISO 9001:2015 (Quality management System) and transition into ISO 22301:2019 (Business Continuity Management System) in December, 2021.
The recertification exercise will produce 60 (Sixty) staff as BCMS and QMS Lead Implementers and Lead Auditors to develop, implement and maintain processes required and appropriate for enhancement of IGR for the State.
The ISO 9001:2015 seeks to achieve an impeccable Customer Satisfaction, while ISO 22301:2019 seeks to achieve Business Continuity, even in the most challenging and turbulent periods.
Corporate Affairs Department, KW-IRS
10th September, 2021