Chain of Custody Auditor

Job Title: Chain of Custody Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J908488_1622215003
Contact Name: Ben George
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2021 16:16

Job Description

Role: Chain of Custody Auditor

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Location: Home based / Midlands / South England

Russell Taylor Group has a fantastic opportunity for a Chain of Custody Auditor to join our clients global test, inspection, and certification company. You will be working from home, overseas travel and have experience in either timber, paper, construction or related industry.


  • To develop a deep understanding of the requirements of the Chain of Custody and Supply Chain schemes
  • To undertake technical reviews of Chain of Custody / Supply Chain audit reports
  • To identify opportunities for improvement of technical scheme knowledge and understanding of schemes through the audit report reviews
  • To support the development of in-house training to improve technical scheme knowledge across audit teams in all offices globally
  • To undertake Chain of Custody / Supply Chain audits and associated reporting
  • To provide technical Chain of Custody / Supply Chain support to operational colleagues
  • To provide Chain of Custody and Supply Chain training/mentoring to all parts of the business as required
  • To maintain professional status and CPD requirements in accordance with accreditation and business requirements and to develop new audit and product skills as required and requested
  • To maintain currency of knowledge of the industry sectors
  • To undertake any other duties as assigned by the Head of Audit Resources


  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent preferably in a forest based or related discipline
  • Significant industrial experience in a timber, paper, construction or related industry
  • Experience with auditing & certification is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Professional and confident approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - both written and oral
  • Confident, outgoing and diplomatic, yet firm as necessary along with strong influencing skills
  • Customer focused, develop strong working relationships
  • Ability to take ownership of clients and manage issues to a successful conclusion
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure
  • Positive and effective team player
  • Prepared to take on additional challenges as and when they are identified
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of systems
  • Competent with MS Office applications: in particular MS Excel - to intermediate level
  • Ability and willingness to travel, occasionally overseas, with overnight stays

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