Audit Lead

Date: 23-Jan-2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Monitor the quality and completeness of contractors’ maintenance work
  • Enjoy the benefits of working in a flexible, supportive and high performing work environment
  • Permanent, full-time role based in the Auckland CBD with flexibility


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 
We’re looking for an Audit Lead to join our dynamic and highly engaged team on a permanent basis where you’ll conducting physical audits to make sure that maintenance is being delivered to satisfaction from Parks and Community Facilities maintenance contracts, valued at $220M per year.


As Audit Lead you’ll visit both open space and built assets and carry out audits that are robust and technically accurate. These audits will help to ensure that contractors are operating at a sufficiently high standard and will contribute to key performance indicators that are used by contract managers.


Day to day you can expect to:


  • Conduct physical audits to ensure that maintenance is being delivered to contract specifications 
  • Coordinate contract audit processes and procedures for a portfolio of service contracts for Council’s parks, open spaces, buildings and facilities
  • Provide technical audit expertise for operational contracts including, parks and building maintenance
  • Support the setting of a programme of physical works audits for Operations staff
  • Engage in continuous development of knowledge about, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards 

He kōrero mōu: About you
This role requires proven capability in auditing physical works and health and safety audit and inspections.  You’ll have experience in a complex, high volume operations, contract management or physical works audit environment.
As a pragmatic individual with political nous who can achieve positive outcomes, you’ll have stakeholder management skills and be a strong communicator with an ability to build rapport with a wide range of people, including contractors and customers.


An understanding and knowledge of Local Government, health and safety legislation, Council practices and constraints would be advantageous. 
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city. 
We offer you a career-enhancing opportunity, and an opportunity to be part of Auckland’s meaningful history. In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. Working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday; you will have some flexibility with how those hours are set. 
Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.
You will be offered a challenge, huge variety and a real opportunity to make a difference to the community.
You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts.


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You will be required to have a valid NZ driver's licence due to the nature of the position where you will be required to regularly travel to various Community Facility sites across the Auckland region.
This role is deemed safety sensitive and, in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug & alcohol testing.


Applications close Tuesday, 7th February 2023

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.