Lead Auditor

Location SA-Jeddah
Requisition ID
Business Area
Business Assurance
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Position title: Lead Auditor

Location: Saudi Arabia


The Lead Auditor is responsible for conducting audits for DNV clients in GCC countries as per various ISO standards. The auditor will also be responsible to develop good rapport with the Saudi based clients and develop the relationship with them. This position helps clients to improve the quality and safety of their business performance through the application of internationally recognized standards.

This position reports to the Operations and Technical Manager, Middle East and requires to be a Saudi national. 



  • Perform 3rd party audits as per ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 & other related standards in line with DNV guidelines, policies and procedures in GCC countries.
  • Conducting trainings/Develop as a trainer for courses as per various ISO standards.
  • Interact directly with customers at all levels of management in developing timely, complete and accurate reports of their current level of compliance or implementation of their management system.
  • Document and report audit activities and results and resolve the Technical Review (TR) issues if any so that the lead time for certificate delivery is optimized.
  • Provide timely and accurate reviews of customer corrective action and closure.
  • Maintains appropriate audit credentials and pursues advancement of those credentials and other related credentials as needed.
  • Generate leads & opportunities across services, pass on to sales and support Sales Team, as required.
  • Ensure Customer rapport and develop relationship with the customers in Saudi Arabia.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Engineering discipline preferably chemical engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years’ QHSE experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Knowledge of standards like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 is needed.
  • Accredited Lead Auditor (LA) course in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 is preferred.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements related to QHSE applicable in GCC countries.
  • Knowledge of other standards such as ISO 50001, ISO 55001, RC 14001 & ISO 22301 is an added advantage.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to speak very well in English & Arabic, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in an international team, delivering and leading teams to produce high quality deliverables on time and on budget.
  • Willingness to travel and work around Middle East and other locations.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


We are one of the world’s leading certification, assurance and risk management providers. Whether certifying a company’s management system or products, providing training, or assessing supply chains, and digital assets, we enable customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. We are committed to support our customers to transition and realize their long-term strategic goals sustainably, and collectively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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