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Graduate – ISO Standards & Certifications Team

Scheme at Sopra Steria

Graduate – ISO Standards & Certifications Team

Scheme at Sopra Steria

  • LocationHemel Hempstead, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 22 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
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  • CompetitiveCompetitive

This is a 2 year programme for a graduate placement with our UK DI ISO Standards & Certifications Team

You will incorporate experience in planning and conducting internal assessments and producing analysis reports to inform continual improvement across the business and the process of external assessment. The role will provide unique exposure to the full business model and provide an opportunity to work with senior individuals across the organisation. This will provide a unique opportunity to build strong internal networks and whole business understanding to inform your future career in Sopra Steria.

The role will also provide an opportunity to work with the Information Security, Business Continuity and Environmental Management teams to understand their roles in maintaining certifications.

Following the graduate programme the successful candidate will be a qualified Lead Auditor and could choose to remain in the Team to progress to management level.

The successful applicant can be based at one of our offices in London, Hemel Hempstead or Reading with the possibility of some remote working as agreed. There is a requirement to travel within the UK for internal and external auditing.

Key Responsibilities:

Internal Assessments

Work with the Internal Assessment Team to learn and undertake the internal assessment process relating to the TickITplus ISO certifications maintained by the Team (TickITplus ISO 9001, ISO 20000 & ISO 27001) including:

  • Planning and scheduling
  • Producing terms of reference
  • Sampling
  • Conducting assessments
  • Producing reports
  • Analysis of finding/continual improvement opportunities
  • Monitoring closure of findings

External Assessment

Working with the Team to learn and undertake external assessment process including:

  • Planning and scheduling
  • Identifying focus areas and sampling
  • Preparing the business
  • Role of external assessment Guide
  • Management of findings

Training will be on the job, along with classroom-based off-site courses and exams leading to the following professional qualifications:

  • Internal Auditor
  • Lead Auditor
  • TickITplus Practitioner

Applicants will have attained a degree in any discipline and will need to demonstrate good communication skills, a desire to understand business drivers/imperatives and how ISO certifications can drive heightened business performance.

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Job location

Three Cherry Trees Ln, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7AH, UK

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