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Compliance Auditor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Compliance auditor you will undertake audits against the requirement of statutory legislation and our contract in order to identify issues and work towards continually improving standards. This is a new role and our compliance auditors will be regionally based with travel within their allocated regions, flexibility to manage their diary and work from home and occasional travel throughout the UK. The purpose of the role includes:

We are proud to have been awarded an exciting new Government contract with a large scale property portfolio and are seeking facilities management professionals, ideally with managing agent/integrator model experience  You'll also support the transformation and change management this new contract will bring, working alongside a dedicated team for the business segment

Our wealth of experience means we are able to transfer best practices from the corporate sector to create better working environments in the public sector. We bring services that increase employee engagement, wellbeing and productivity to the public sector to help support government to deliver on its promised outcomes while reducing costs.

Our goal is to improve service outcomes and reduce overall costs to the taxpayer.

Role Responsibility

As a Compliance Auditor your responsibilities will include:


  • Regional responsibility for reviewing compliance against statutory legislation and the contractual requirements (This includes compliance of our own FM teams, the Client and the Supply Chain)
  • Gathering data that is collated by the lead auditor/QSE Manager and allows the compliance team to make decisions to improve and promote compliance
  • Providing advice and proactively promoting a joint approach to the management of compliance regionally, including health and safety, environmental, contractual and best practice standards.
  • Providing regional support to the wider Sodexo compliance team

The Ideal Candidate


◾Experience in auditing in an FM/Estates environment (required)

◾Formal qualification related to auditing in safety, technical compliance and/or environmental (desired)

◾Understanding of the basic requirements of quality management systems (desired)

◾A minimum of HNC/HND related to building or engineering (advantageous)

◾Health and Safety training. Minimum of NEBOSH Certificate level (desired)

◾Exceptional communication skills and ability to coach, influence and negotiate (required)

◾Ability to organise workloads and to prioritise effectively (required)

◾Demonstrable background of improving statutory compliance (required)

◾Full UK driving licence (required)

◾IT Skills (required)

◾Good working knowledge of MS Office, including:

  • Word – create and edit documents and reports
  • Excel – able to use intermediate data analysis tools
  • PowerPoint – intermediate level

Package Description

Competitive salary + benefits

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs which includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave to name but a few.

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.

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