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Lead Auditor - Multi - North East / Scotland

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU Edinburgh, GB, EH12 9DQ

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:36569
Location:Aberdeen : Kingswells Causeway, Edinburgh : 6 Redheughs Rigg  
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular





Lead Auditor – Multi Discipline


Nationwide - homebased 


If you’re an auditing professional this is your chance to take on an influential job with an organisation renowned for its world-leading professional assurance services.


It’s a role that will enhance any CV.     You’ll work across a wide spectrum of standards, schemes and sectors as well as broadening your professional horizons.  There’s also the kudos of working for the organisation that sets the standards others follow.   Naturally, that’s backed up by best-in-class training.



About the role 



Clients in financial services, engineering, aerospace, marine, IT, and government sectors depend on LRQA to effectively audit their management systems and provide assurance of business-critical compliance and risk management.


As well as undertaking risk-focused audits and making certification decisions yourself, you’ll call on your accomplished people skills to guide and develop other auditors, to cultivate positive client relationships and to proactively share feedback that helps us to keep improving the service we deliver.


In return, we’ll invest in your training and development to include qualification to Lead Auditor status in a number of management system standards.

We’ve a well-developed homeworking infrastructure for when you’re not visiting clients and have been a champion of new ways of working for many years. The role gives you the opportunity to obtain a healthy blend of travel and visiting client sites whilst retaining the flexibility to undertake remote audits when required.



What you can add



The people who join us as auditors come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Some have worked as operational managers or in QHSE (Health & Safety) related roles. Others have come via an engineering pathway. A management systems background is always a plus.

  • It’s likely you’re degree qualified (or have equivalent experience) but above all you need to a detailed understanding of the relevant legal and regulatory framework relevant to your sector and a working knowledge of one, or more, of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or ISO 45001.
  • An understanding of how to manage client relationships.
  • Good communication and decision-making skills; you can deliver clear audit outcomes.



Why join LRQA? 


Our people love working for an independent organisation with a strong purpose and we have recently announced that Business Assurance and Inspection Services + Nettitude will be leaving the LR Group and will become a standalone business (LRQA) under the ownership of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.  It’s an exciting time to join our business as we have ambitious growth plans.  We are looking for talented people to join our business to help build on our strengths and transform our business to be the best partner for our customers.


In a fast-moving world, our customers trust us to provide precise advice and assurance – they have done for over 35 years.  The scale of our business and depth of our expertise creates experiences you simply won’t find anywhere else.  Our top-ten customers turn over a collective £300 billion pa – how’s that for responsibility?

Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

We are on a mission to be the place where we all want to work and we are passionate about embracing different perspectives because we understand the value this brings to our business, our clients and each other. We are all about creating a safer and more sustainable future and our inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business.

Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

LRQA is a leading global assurance provider.  The integrity and expertise we bring to our partnership with clients support their journey to a safer, more secure and more sustainable future. (Group entities).

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