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Junior Auditor

Undisclosed Company
Bridgwater, Somerset
Up to £140.00 per day
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

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Location: SDC, Bridgwater, Somerset.

Department: Quality

Rate of pay: £140.00 per day

Holiday entitlement: 36 days per year (including bank holidays)

Contact: Chelsey Lindsay

Job Purpose / Overview

The Junior Integrated Management System (IMS) Auditor is appointed to undertake and complete internal audits for the effective deployment of the IMS. Using established audit processes, they are to assist in the delivery of the annual audit schedule. Audits shall be planned, executed, reported with findings managed to resolution.

The Junior IMS Auditor by delivery of audit activities within the Project shall provide confidence that the processes and practices being operated as part of the Quality Management System, are robust and meet the requirements of Licence Condition 17 respecting Nuclear Safety as paramount at all times.

The position is within the Quality Governance Team of the Quality Directorate. This Team develops and maintains policies, strategies, standards, procedures and best practice in quality as well as providing oversight of HPC's activities and effectiveness.

Working within the Quality Governance Team the individual supports the oversight of the effectiveness of the IMS and identifies improvement and good practice.

The role is predominantly based within the Satellite Delivery Centre, Bridgwater but does have a potential for remote working agreed in advance by the IMS & Audit Manager/Lead. There will also be a requirement to occasionally work at the HPC construction site (Somerset) to complete duties.

Principle accountabilities

  • Complete IMS Internal audits
  • Ensure that audits are planned effectively with effective engagement of stakeholders and auditees.
  • Identify and correctly categorise findings - Non-Conformances, Observations, Good Practices and Opportunities for Improvements.
  • Ensure that audit reports are produced accurately, internally reviewed and published within agreed timescales.
  • Monitoring process non-conformance within the organisational learning and improvement tool to ensure NCs are closed in a timely manner and corrective actions have been effective.
  • Undertaking appropriate monitoring measurement and analysis of audit results in order to identify improvement opportunities.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Self-managing with strong organisational skills.
  • Act as a strong advocate for best practice, able to support and defend practical deployment and solutions, whilst remaining open to the ideas of others.
  • Analysis of data, preparing reports and making recommendations.
  • The ability to influence and to provide constructive challenge which is accepted by others.
  • The ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Knowledge & understanding of nuclear site license conditions.
  • Ability to speak French is advantageous

Qualifications & Experience

  • Internal auditor qualification (ISO 9001:2015).


  • Large-scale infrastructure project experience.
  • Previous experience of working in a regulated environment (nuclear).
  • Membership of Chartered Quality Institute or IRCA.
  • Previous experience within the nuclear industry.
  • Experience of working with integrated management systems.
  • Experience of working within an independent oversight or audit capacity.
  • Experience in the application of ISO9001, standard in a multidisciplinary project environment.

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