Lead System Auditor

  • Job Reference: 37900
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £43,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Exciting opportunity alert! Join us as the Lead System Auditor at Thames Water. You'll lead the development and maintenance of our management systems, ensuring compliance with legal obligations. This role is perfect for those passionate about making a difference in a dynamic environment.

What you’ll be doing as a Lead System Auditor
  • Maintain the external certification of the company management systems.
  • Review and support the development of documented business processes and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and environmental permit requirements and achieve business plans and regulatory targets.
  • Work with key internal colleagues to identify enhanced integration and improvement areas and ensure compliance with existing processes, procedures, and permit requirements.
  • Provided a lead role in internal audits, including developing the internal audit programme, undertaking internal audits, and reporting.
  • Provided a lead role in external audits, including engagement with the external auditor, coordination and briefing of internal stakeholders for audit interviews and site visits, and non-conformity management.
  • Help drive the company to learn from its non-conformances and embed that learning to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Manage and maintain the management system and action-tracking databases.
  • Help run the annual management review meeting.
  • Provide specialist advice on management systems and deliver awareness training.
  • Support the preparation of ad-hoc regulatory responses relating to the Management System.
This role will be hybrid-based at Clearwater Court, Reading. You will be required to work at our offices and sites as the business requires you to.

36 hours a week, Monday to Friday; however, we are open to a job share and part-time applications for this role.

Have access to a car and hold a driving licence.

What you should bring to the role
  • STEM-related Degree / or working in a relevant discipline. (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of management systems and relevant ISO Standards.
  • Background of scoping and delivering internal audits.
  • Confident in coordinating and leading external ISO audits.
  • Confident in communicating with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Support and embed change, influence and drive the right culture and behaviours regardless of seniority or rank.
  • Previous experience gained within the water industry or other utilities.

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary paying between £43,000-£60,000 per annum, depending on experience.
  • 26 days holiday per year, increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • A wider benefits scheme includes our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save money and support your well-being.

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.