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Management Systems Lead Auditor

Location: UK

Salary: Competitive

Type: Full-Time

SSAIB is the leading certification body specialising in providing certification services to the security and safety industry. Our scope of activity includes the certification of organisations supplying security systems and services, fire safety equipment and services, and alarm monitoring. Certification with SSAIB is a mark of excellence and, with over 2000 small and larger companies registered, we represent the greatest number of security service providers in the sector.

The company currently has a vacancy for a full-time lead auditor to conduct audits for the following activities:

  • ISO 9001 Quality,
  • ISO 14001 Environmental, and
  • ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management Systems

Duties will include conducting third-party certification, surveillance, and recertification audits for the management systems above within the sectors covered by SSAIB, ensuring audits are completed in accordance with relevant quality procedures and that SSAIB and UKAS requirements as applicable are met.

This role will suit a confident and determined professional who can work as part of a team and as an individual under their own initiative The successful applicant must have an eye for attention to detail, have good report writing skills and be confident with MS Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel). Auditor training will be provided.

The position is home-based but requires extensive travel – and regular overnight stays – across the UK and Northern Ireland. Therefore, applicants must be willing to work away from home and hold a valid driving licence. Although audits typically take place during normal office hours there may be a need for out of hours or weekend working.

The package includes a competitive salary, company car, mobile phone, personal computer and pension with possible promotion for the right candidate within 12 months.

To apply for the role, please email a CV and cover letter to Karen Rowley at or contact SSAIB via telephone on 0191 296 3242 for more information.