Lead Auditor (Safety, Health & Environment)

Lead Auditor (Safety, Health & Environment)
US - MA - Waltham

About the Position:
  • As a Lead Auditor you will provide specialist auditing expertise – with emphasis on assurance of risks involving Safety, Health & Environment aspects and potential impact of client business and regulatory compliance issues.
  • You will conduct independent audits of risk control systems in relation to Safety, Health & Environment aspects and impacts to identify risks that may impact the business.
  • Provide recommendations that drive effective and efficient controls and processes leveraging best practices with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Be part of a high performance SHE Audit Team that delivers an effective and proactive audit service. 
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): 
Assist and support the US SHE Director in the delivery of the SHE audit plan through: 
  • Planning, scheduling, undertaking, and delivering audits of key, processes and activities. 
  • Conduct audit planning meetings with key stakeholders to understand business process /function and communicate audit objective(s), timescales and outputs. 
  • Undertaking audits in other disciplines (Health and Safety, and Process Safety), as required. 
  • Coordinating the SHE audit program with other audit and assurance work to ensure, the program is integrated into the overall business requirements. 
  • Providing assurance and developing recommendations on maximizing Safety, Health & Environment performance and strengthening Safety, Health & Environment controls for the company. 
  • Providing information for periodic audit performance reporting to management. 
  • Delivering assignments to time, cost and quality targets. 
Act as technical lead on Safety, Health & Environment aspects and associated risk control through: 
  • Leading on audits involving Safety, Health & Environment aspects providing independent assurance on effective management of key risks and to direct the business to areas that can be improved. 
  • Provide specialist support and mentor (less experienced) auditors in the team or those with less experience in specialist areas of the job holder. 
  • Keep up to date professionally with legislative and industry developments to assess the optimization of good practice for the cllient
Ensure that audit reports are robust through: 
  • Preparing and developing audit protocols and terms of reference for each audit conducted. 
  • Performing assigned audits, to assess complex SHE environments and develop effective and value added recommendations. 
  • Identifying and reporting the main issues, conclusions, and recommendations to business management, drawing on the experience of the SHE Audit Director as appropriate. 
  • Discussing and communicating findings, conclusions and recommendations with senior management with consideration of the global perspective. 
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with the business to develop the ongoing audit strategy to ensure alignment to client’s strategic and SHE objectives and business requirements. 
  • Tracking closure of findings included in audit reports. 
Knowledge & Experience Required: 
  • Bachelor degree in Science or other discipline; 
  • 7+ years of relevant experience 
  • Possesses audit qualifications / certifications 
  • Good understanding of internal risk and control frameworks and auditing techniques in relation to Safety, Health & Environment management. 
  • Driver’s license required with a safe driving history. 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products

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