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Responsible Fishing Auditor

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Date: 13-Sep-2022

Location: OSLO, NO

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:32151
Location:Oslo : Drammensveien 169 (LR_L000345) 
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Contractor On Demand



RFVS Vessel Social Auditors – Contractor 

Location: Global - various 




If you are a successful candidate, you will be able to fully deliver the new Responsible Fishing Vessel Scheme (RFVS) audits onboard commercial fishing vessels docked in port globally with a strong focus on the health and safety and social welfare of the fishing crew. 

You will interact with the client directly, clearly communicating data and information requests and findings.   

You are responsible for upholding LR’s internal standards and ensuring the client is meeting the requirements of the specific standard.  

RFVS Scheme specific training will be provided. 


What qualifications are required by our RFVS Vessel social auditing contractors?

  • You would ideally have some experience in the commercial fishing sector as a priority, alternatively, food (seafood) and beverage sector industry exposure. 
  • You will have a minimum of 2 years auditing and preferably including social auditing experience to a recognised 3rd or 2nd party standard. 
  • You may preferably be a Member of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) or alternatively, have the intention to become a Certified Social Compliance Auditor under the APSCA competency framework requirements. 
  • You will have demonstrable good working knowledge of social issues in the food / seafood sector and associated country legislation where audits are undertaken. 
  • You will have a driving license 
  • Additional spoken language skills are beneficial but not essential  



What are the key responsibilities of our social auditing contractors? 

  • You will carry out audits of vessels of varying length berthed in port to RFVS scheme standards. 
  • You will use clear written and oral skills throughout the audit process, to ensure findings are discussed and reported in a clear, articulate manner. 
  • You will be able to conduct professional meetings with senior management of the vessel, summarising the process to be followed for the audit and findings at the end. 
  • You will be able to conduct confidential worker (crew) interviews. 
  • You will be able to ask open questions of vessel personnel to assess their understanding of procedures, as required in the audits. 
  • You will provide regular feedback to line manager on other considerations noted during the audit process, but not captured on the audit reports, so that continual client improvement can occur. 
  • You will manage time efficiently, from planning and scheduling work within agreed timeframes, to on-site delivery within the audit duration and start/finish restrictions.



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