Health and Safety auditors with a rail background required.
Several positions exist UK wide with a regional focus. Please apply from any part of the UK.
As an Auditor you are responsible for undertaking audits on suppliers registering to provide services through the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) using the Rail Industry Supplier Qualification System (RISQS).
As an Auditor you must be a competent person who is able to plan, execute and prepare reports across a range of RISQS audits covering supplier services. Your audits will assist in deciding if a supplier is deemed fit for purpose according to the health & Safety requirements set by the RSSB.
You will report directly to the RISQS Operations Manager. You are required to be independent of auditees and to take a systematic approach. You will follow a documented approach in obtaining evidence and making an objective evaluation to determine whether specified criteria are fulfilled.
This Job will offer you the chance to develop your career as a Health & Safety professional with recognised training provided and an established support network to assist you as you settle into the role. You will predominantly work independently driving to different locations and working with contractors and suppliers to the rail networks.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
Schedule work diary and agree available audit dates using an online system
Arrange travel and accommodation when required using a designated travel planning system
Following an audit protocol including confirming arrangements to audit suppliers
Audit against a set criteria and make justifiable judgments on the evidence provided
Use of Laptop to record evidence and upload to system
Provide audit opening statements, feedback, commentary and close out statements to the supplier being audited as required
Provide timely reports within an internet based system
Investment in people, recognising that staff are the most valuable asset. Individual training plans and accelerated schemes foster an environment of continual personal development.
The company operates as an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.
Desirable Qualifications & Working Knowledge:UK rail systemHealth and safety regulations and legal requirementsThe management of health and safetyHealth and safety systems OHSAS18001, ISO14001, ISO9001, SA8000 or equivalentCDM 2015Personal RequirementsExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated ability to work as part of a team or in isolationAbility to manage, and prioritise own workloadStrong attention to detailExcellent IT skillsAbility to work alone or as part of a teamWilling to travel – National coverage but focused in regionsGood communication and interpersonal skillsThe ability to work within BS11000 and exhibit behaviours required to establish collaborative relationships.
Requirements (Essential):NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent)Relevant rail industry/rail sector experience relating to H&S, management or report writingIRCA Accredited Lead Auditor ISO9001 course or equivalent (The company is open to provide training for this qualification)
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