Lead Auditor | Homebased

West Midlands, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
12 Apr 2024
27 Apr 2024
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VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts.

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities.

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Homebased with frequent travel and overnight stays

Working Hours: 37.5 hours a week

Salary: Competitive

Could you be our next Lead Auditor working across the South Midlands?

You will be responsible for providing oversight and support to the contract teams and the corporate functional areas across the business. The role will support the development of the VIVO management system and provide coaching and support where required to develop our systems and processes in line with ISO standards.

Your responsibilities include;
  • To arrange audits with auditees and client representatives.
  • To carry out internal & supplier audits against company, client, legal and nationally recognised standards, and requirements in accordance with the annual internal audit programme
  • To create and review audit scope documents to be used in audits taking into account contract and business requirements
  • To issue professional audit reports within specified timelines
  • To add completed audit reports and audit actions onto the appropriate database(s)
  • To identify, raise and manage responses to non-conformances and opportunities for improvement.
  • To support auditees by helping to resolve issues at the point of audit wherever possible.
  • To be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the internal audit programme in order to meet annual targets.
  • To produce monthly audit reports and information
  • To identify and raise appropriate actions to deal with safety concerns seen through audits
  • To work in a safe, secure, and professional manner at all times and report all dangerous occurrences or near misses.
  • To provide advice and support to sites in the closing out of non-conformance(s) and the introduction of new best practice(s).
It is essential that you;

Have demonstrable experience within a Quality Auditing role.

Experience in Report Writing.

Ability to travel across contracts and ability to do overnight stays.

A full UK driver's license.

Have a minimum of Lead Auditor Certification to EN ISO 9001:2015

It is desirable that you:

Have working knowledge of DIO Assurance Practitioners Guide EM/02

Have membership of a professional body related to quality management

Have experience of operating within an MOD environment and have familiarity with geography and establishments within area of responsibility

You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role.

What we offer
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • Established reward and recognition scheme
  • One paid professional subscription
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Employee discount and reward schemes
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
  • A company that recognises your contribution
  • Training opportunities and qualifications within a supportive environment to ensure career progression
VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.

At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.

We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Employer. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.

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