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Lead Auditor - Medical

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Date: 06-May-2022

Location: BIRMINGHAM, GB, B37 7ES

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:35507
Location:Birmingham : 1 Trinity Park : Bi  
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular





Who are LRQA?


LRQA stands for dedication to clients, market firsts, and deep expertise in risk management. We’ve grown to become a leading global assurance provider, bringing together outstanding expertise in certification, customised assurance, cybersecurity, inspection and training.


While we’re proud of our heritage, it’s who we are today that really matters, because that’s what shapes who we and our clients can become tomorrow. By staying true to our shared values and combining decades of collective experience, we support our clients in building a safer and more sustainable future.


What do we do?


We help our clients negotiate a rapidly changing world, by working with them to manage and mitigate the risks they face.   We specialise in management systems compliance & expert advice across a broad spectrum of standards, schemes & business improvement services to include customised training & assurance. In Inspection Services, we certify safety critical industrial equipment according to recognised codes, standards & regulations. We also partner with companies to provide tailored high-quality inspection services throughout their manufacturing supply chains, making sure equipment is built safely & to their requirements.  Our award-winning Cyber Security Business Nettitude, helps clients manage their risks against a backdrop of new threats emerging every day, we focus on the threat in the cyber landscape and provide tailored made solutions so that our clients can manage their risks effectively.   Our independence means we provide reliable, impartial and informed advice.  All of this helps us stand by the purpose that drives us every single day; shaping a better future together.


LRQA currently operates across 50 countries, has more than 2,500 colleagues, generates £315m in revenue, and supports more than 60,000 clients across a diverse range of sectors and markets.



The next chapter for LRQA


The future is exciting and rapidly changing.  New challenges and opportunities are arising all the time. We’re adapting to these challenges by expanding our portfolio of services and aiming to become the leading digitally enabled assurance provider.  In December 2021, Goldman Sachs Asset Management acquired the LRQA business from Lloyd’s Register Group. Becoming an independent business accelerates our ability to realise our ambitious growth plans.


With solid expertise and heritage in our sector, coupled with well-timed accelerated investment and a leadership team that is fully committed to delivering our vision, LRQA’s next chapter is set to be an exciting, transformational period of growth. We’re well placed to build on everything we’ve done and further our ambitions for the future.  At such an exciting time this is a great opportunity to be part of our next chapter.  We are looking for talented people who will support us to build on our strengths and transform our business to be the best partner for our clients.


Our HR Shared Service Centre Team provides administrative and advisory support to the business and will be part of our HR Services Team.  This team will deliver on our service pledge to the business demonstrating customer centricity, and a desire to consistently look for ways to exceed expectations of our colleagues across the business with the services we deliver.





Nationwide - homebased



Our Business Assurance business is a recognised, world-leading professional assurance services organisation. We specialise in management systems compliance and expert advice across a broad spectrum of standards, schemes and business improvement services, including customised training and assurance.  
Our client base for Medical and IVD Devices includes prominent developers and manufacturers covering all stages of Medical and IVD Device lifecycle from design and development and manufacturing through to distribution. 



The Role

We are looking for Medical Devices and IVD Management Systems Auditors to build positive relationships with clients, proactively sharing feedback and opportunities across the business to generate client satisfaction and ensure long term business growth.  You would act as audit Team Leader or Team Member, ensuring the delivery of Medical/IVD Business Assurance services, maintain high standards, taking responsibility for personal development, balancing work and life priorities whilst offering support to internal and external stakeholders.
We are seeking a professionals from the Medical Devices and IVD design and development or manufacturing industries, with strong sector knowledge and application of the world wide regulatory and standards , who has auditing experience or the ability to be trained as an auditor.
We will consider candidates from most UK locations.



You will:


  • Undertake risk-focused audits and make important certification decisions against internationally-recognised Medical management system standards and regulations.
  • Work independently, as part of a team or lead a team, ensuring that audits are completed within the agreed timescales. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Actively build strong and positive relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Maintain professional competence as appropriate to your role including keeping abreast of technical and other developments in own area of expertise.



You will need:


  • Substantial (minimum 3 years) Medical Devices and IVD design/development or manufacturing industry experience, preferably within a regulated or management systems environment.
  • Degree level education in the industry or equivalent (extensive) experience.
  • Detailed understanding of the relevant regulatory framework within which the sector operates.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply the principles of client relationship management.
  • Effective communication skills, able to deliver clear audit outcomes.
  • Auditing Experience is desirable




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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