Position: Business Assurance Lead
Salary: GBP40201 - GBP53096 per annum + annual bonus, car/allowance
Ref: 522778_1582024410
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow or Eurocentral (Motherwell)

Salary: £40,201 - £53,096 plus car/car allowance and bonus

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

As part of a value adding Assurance function, you'll be an experienced Business Assurance Lead who will drive the development and continual improvement of a robust Integrated Management System across the organisation, while working closely with all operational and functional disciplines.

You will lead on a wide range of audit and assurance activities including managing and delivering process improvement projects to strengthen the control environment and increase efficiency, which will be expected on time and within budget. To complete, a good understanding of the 3 Lines of Defence model and how it should be deployed is essential.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you'll have experience working within an Assurance function and be a qualified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor (or similar), with extensive experience of carrying out risk-based and compliance-based audits across all elements of a large organisation. Ideally, you'll hold a Lean Six Sigma or Project Management Qualification, have a good understanding of IT systems controls and be a competent user of all standard Office and Web-based applications.

You will also have significant experience of facilitating and hosting workshops to lead operational and functional areas in the development of business governance and mapping of processes and that are compliant, lean and efficient.

We will also be looking for you to be confident and self-motivated, with the ability to challenge conventional ways of working. You'll have excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, but in alignment with strategic goals. You'll also be able to influence and coach others, as well as being a systematic and analytical problem solver.

Finally, you'll be Willing to occasionally travel (approx. 15%) and therefore a full UK Driving Licence is essential.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch 

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

annual bonus, car/allowance