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Date: 28-Feb-2021

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:31701
Location:Birmingham : 1 Trinity Park : Bi (LR_L000100) 
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular


Our Business Assurance business is a recognised, world-leading professional assurance services organisation. 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.


The Role

We are looking for Management Systems Assessors to build positive relationships with clients, proactively sharing feedback and opportunities across the business to generate client satisfaction and ensure long term business growth. Act as assessment Team Leader ensuring the delivery of all BS & IS services, maintain high standards, taking responsibility for personal development, balancing work and life priorities whilst offering support to internal and external stakeholders.


You will:

  • You will undertake business assurance assessments and recommend certification, deferral, suspension or withdrawal of certification, validation or verification against the appropriate standards, timescales and procedures.
  • Lead assessment teams effectively, ensuring that the visit is completed within the agreed timescales, co-ordinating team findings to reach conclusions and timely production of the visit report.
  • Produce high quality assessment reports or others such as summary reports, reflecting business assurance principles in compliance with timescales, accreditation requirements and internal procedures
  • Ensure that clients and all internal stakeholders are kept informed of changes, provide feedback and advise of any issues relating to the delivery of the role, escalating as appropriate.
  • Ensure all opportunities are taken to identify the needs of the client and promote additional or higher value services, while actively building strong and positive relationships. Provide opportunities and sales leads to appropriate colleagues to progress.
  • Maintain professional competence as appropriate to your role including keeping abreast of technical and other developments in own area of expertise, participate fully in organised training events or meetings, maintaining personal CPD records, updating BA & IS CV, maintaining professional registrations and producing records of competence as required.
  • As requested, support the development and progression of Assessors Under Training.


You will need:

If you have thorough understanding of management systems/scheme requirements and their application

Experience in third party multi standard assessments and /or sector schemes, including system level auditing and process level auditing. e.g. ISO 27001

Substantial industry experience in specialist sector, preferably within a management systems environment.

Understanding/appreciation of relevant legal/regulatory framework, or experience and knowledge of the role and responsibility of a Notified Body delivering 27001 product/Scheme related certification services).

Understanding of and applies the principles of client relationship management.


If you would like to you join our successful team making the world a safer place then we look forward to receiving your application 


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