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Lead Auditor - QMS/OHS/EMS

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Date: 12-Jan-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34661
Location:Melbourne : 461 Bourke Street 
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular


Role Purpose:


To undertake complex / tailored business assurance assessments and recommend certification, deferral, suspension, withdrawal of certification, validation or verification against the appropriate standard(s) and lead groups / clients / schemes in the above.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Within Authorised area of specialism, undertake business assurance assessments in accordance with current procedures.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary and/ or international assessment teams effectively, ensuring that the visit is completed within the agreed timescales, and coordinating team findings to reach conclusions.
  • Produce high quality assessment reports or other reports such as summary reports, reflecting business assurance principles, in compliance with accreditation requirements and internal procedures.
  • Have sufficient broad knowledge of BA & IS products and services to able to discuss additional services with clients and be able to take the opportunity to promote additional or higher value services, while actively building strong relationships.
  • Ensure that all internal client stakeholders are kept informed of changes and issues, escalating as appropriate.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and sales leads and pass these onto appropriate colleagues.
  • Pass client feedback and insights to appropriate internal recipients initiating and leading client improvement projects as required.
  • Maintain professional competence by keeping  abreast of technical and other developments in own area of expertise, maintaining CPD records, updating BA & IS CV, maintaining professional registrations and producing records of competence as required.
  • Supervise induction/coaching/knowledge transfer for assigned new Assessors.
  • Coach Assessors under training, recommending authorization and further development activities as appropriate. Mentor less experienced Lead Assessors to assist in the development of their professional skills.
  • Perform additional and ad hoc tasks promptly as required such as assessor development, product development or projects.
  • Participate fully in Assessor meetings including developing materials, presenting and coaching others in own area of expertise as appropriate.


Technical / Professional Qualifications / Requirements:


  • Thorough understanding of management systems/scheme requirements and their application via a business assurance approach.
  • Qualified to assess against more than one major standard, sector scheme or a qualified MSIS Trainer e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001
  • Understanding/ appreciation of relevant legal/ regulatory framework.
  • Substantial experience in third party auditing/assessment including system level auditing and process level auditing.
  • Understanding of the principles of client management principles and application within the role.
  • Experience in developing and managing complex technical projects.
  • Appreciation of the full range of MSIS products and services.
  • A degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:


Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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