Lead Forestry Auditor

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Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Company: Bureau Veritas

Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? 

If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest minds, Bureau Veritas Canada might be the place for you!

If our core values of Trusted, Responsible, Ambitious & Humble and Open & Inclusive resonate with you, Bureau Veritas is looking for a:

The Lead Certification Forestry Auditor shall perform client’s certification audit activities for North America clients in accordance with Bureau Veritas Certification procedures and processes to ensure that mandates for the certification function is satisfied. This role will be responsible for the audit report completion and submission of files to POV, as well as the management and close-out of Nonconformities identified during the conduct of the third party audit. Additional responsibilities may include liaising with the relevant departments (including Schedulers and Account Managers) as well as completion of Technical file review and Internal Witness audits (as applicable). The Third Party Certification Forestry Auditor shall maintain proper credentials/qualifications and attend required training, as needed, to ensure continual and systemic improvement. Bureau Veritas performs FSC CoC, FSC FM, PEFC, SFI, ATFS and RSPO audits within the Forestry Program.


What you will Do:

· Audit Report Completion and submission

· Manage and close-out NCs identified during Audit activities

· Professional interface with clients, audit team members and BV Back Office as needed

· Management and oversight of Audit activities and distribution of workload to Team members

· Identify process efficiencies to optimize workflow and improve First Time Through rate



What you will Bring:

· Degree or equivalent

· At least 4 years relevant professional experience

· Professional auditor qualifications relevant to one or several of the product areas is desirable

· (As required for certain Forestry standards) maintenance of Certified Forester credential


A level of performance that meets or exceeds expectations, that is a combination of:

· The capacity of delivering sustained results over time

· A sustained track record of being a role model for BV Absolutes & Values

· A self-awareness of strengths, development needs and performance


A level of potential which is a combination of:

· Ambition

· Learning agility

· Resilience

· Manages through ambiguity

· Sees the big picture

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.

When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work.  Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success.  Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs. 

     Our purpose: shaping a world of trust.

Guaranteeing quality, ensuring Health and Safety, mitigating risks and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility … This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society. 

Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.

We respect our people and believe in our talents. 

We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries.

We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development. 

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will Leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.

Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today at https://www.bvna.com/careers

Bureau Veritas Labs is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are required.  Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

Shaping a World of Trust

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