Employer: Preferred by Nature
Location: United States
Application deadline: May 15, 2021
Summary of responsibilities:
Chain of Custody (CoC) Lead Auditors perform third-party audits according to Preferred by Nature (NEPCON) certification policies/procedures and the requirements of the applicable Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC®), Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and/or other environmental standards.
As part of the consultant responsibility, the consultant auditor is responsible for planning the audit site visit, including all travel arrangements, collecting and interpreting objective evidence, interviewing auditee staff and stakeholders as appropriate, and delivering an audit report based on audit findings after the on-site visit. As representatives of Preferred by Nature, contract auditors are expected to uphold the highest standards of quality, integrity and professionalism. Contractors are responsible to stay up-to-date on FSC standards and attend regular webinars that discuss auditing practicalities and standard requirements. Contractors are required to provide their own equipment and transportation. Completion of assigned work deliverables within established timelines is essential.
Audits will be awarded and performed on a contract basis. Fees are based on an agreed upon daily rate and travel expenses are reimbursed according to formal agreement.