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About the role Balfour Beatty are looking for an Operational Auditor to join our Enabling Functions team based in Derby covering our audit requirements for the UK. Balfour Beatty Group Enabling Functions teams are Legal, Finance, IT and Procurement, Communications, Health Safety and Environment, HR and Sustainability. Together, they support delivery of our Build to Last strategy whilst improving efficiencies and standardising our approach, systems and processes. As an Operational Auditor you will conduct operational audits in line with the UK operational audit programme and to ensure the timely delivery of audits and effective management of corrective actions. What you'll be doing Assist in the support of external certifications

Delivery of part of the UK Operational Audit programme and process

Conduct effective operational audits, deemed to be value adding to the UK Business

Identifying nonconformities against UK BMS requirements and areas of risk / opportunity

Monitoring and... management of audit findings and corrective actions

Production of appropriate reports

Assist in the support of associated Supplier Audit programmes

Ensure that Balfour Beatty’s Code of Conduct is thoroughly understood, adhered to and promoted across the business to ensure safe, compliant and consistent working practice.

Challenge the content of the UK BMS for effectiveness, governance and control.

Challenge the business to validate UK BMS compliance. Identify risk opportunities, nonconforming practice and opportunities for continual improvements.

To operate in an open and even handed manner with all personnel across the business. Treat all with courtesy and respect, as equals and embracing differences.

To productively contribute to teamwork and cross functional working.

To listen to each other and share knowledge enabling us to willingly combine expertise across the business with our clients and supply chain.

Behave with integrity and professionalism at all times. To always do what is right.

To take personal responsibility and accountability for actions, constantly striving to improve and exceed expectations to ensure compliance requirements are never compromised.

Who we're looking for The following qualities/experience are essential: Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion, using a high level of integrity

Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) in an objective manner

Ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts

Makes appropriate judgements, and act accordingly without undue delay

Delivers accurate work, pays attention to detail and sees thing through to completion

Strong organisational, time management and workload prioritisation skills

Fully proficient user of modern office computer systems and technology, including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Holds a full, clean driving licence. The following qualities/experience are desirable: Prior operational experience in construction and/or manufacturing environments

Is able to work within a multi-discipline team

Able to build strong relationships with delivery teams and stakeholders.

Lead Auditor trained and has delivered internal and external audits

Experience in Quality Management

Experience or awareness of Health & Safety and/or environmental legislation and controls

Experience in investigations and/or aspects of Root Cause Analysis

Knowledge of ISO standards and associated industry requirements for HSEQS Why work for us Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UK’s most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities. Why join us? As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package that’s right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits: Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.

25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)

Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave

Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more… About us Balfour Beatty Group Enabling Functions are Legal, Finance, IT and Procurement, Communications, Health Safety and Environment, HR and Sustainability. Together, they support delivery of our Build to Last strategy whilst improving efficiencies and standardising our approach, systems and processes. Diversity and inclusion At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit


We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit:

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at
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