Lead Auditor

Job Title: Lead Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH26270
Contact Name: David Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Lead Auditor


Our Client is a global quality assurance and risk management company. They are seeking a Lead Auditor and Project Manager based in the London/M25 area to undertake accredited certification auditing and other second party and protocol assessment work.

This role can either be based in the London office, or be home-based, but any applicants must either already be based in the London/M25 area or be willing to relocate.

The auditing elements of the work will require travel extensively in the UK and occasionally overseas for the client-related audit work.

Key Accountabilities

  • Carry out Lead Auditor and Project Management activities, including:
  • Conducting all aspects of client audits for accredited certification against approved schemes
  • Planning, preparation and management of client audit activities
  • Using all relevant certification databases and software applications for audit activities
  • Maintaining and developing own technical competencies and skills for audit activities
  • Manage larger certification projects

  • Carry out Technical Support activities including:
  • Review of audit reports and associated documentation for approval of certificate issue
  • Providing support to technical aspects of quotations and other commercial offerings
  • Reviewing and approving auditor competencies and technical areas of activity
  • Supporting internal audit, auditor witnessing and UKAS audit activities
  • Managing internal and external communications on technical matters
  • Lead Auditor or potential as Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 (minimum two out of three schemes and ability to acquire third scheme)
  • Good experience across range of industries in management systems, processes and practices
  • Experience of engagement with higher level management in organisations
  • Have a strong technical qualification relevant to HSEQ fields
  • Have proven ongoing qualifications and acquisition of further qualifications and training
  • Have good knowledge of accreditation requirements and the structure of accredited certification

  • Work effectively with colleagues in all audit-based activities and processes
  • Work effectively with colleagues in supporting all Head Office technical aspects
  • Be self-motivated and keen to learn and acquire knowledge and accept challenges

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact David Ward at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986.