Lead Internal Auditor | Ref: PIP0008411

Lead Internal Auditor | Ref: PIP0008411

Posted 1 week ago by Public Sector Resourcing

London, Waterloo

Lead Internal Auditor (Inside IR35)

Contract Term:  6 months

Contracting Authority: Network Rail

Location: Hybrid- 3 days in Waterloo Station, London and the remainder working from home.


We are currently creating a pipeline for an upcoming opportunity for a Lead Internal Auditor to join our client Network Rail on a 6-month hybrid contract based out of Waterloo Station, London.

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain s railway. From Crossrail Europe s largest civil engineering project to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen. We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!


As a Lead Internal Auditor your main responsibilities will be:


  • Lead the Audit Team and execute the audit programme following the objectives set by and under the supervision of the Audit Manager
  • Deliver audits according to the scope and time estimate in the agreed Terms of Reference (ToR).
  • Prepare the draft ToR, the Audit Programme and the Audit Report.
  • Review the audit work carried out by the Audit Team to confirm that Auditors properly conclude on the work performed.
  • Coach and train Audit Team
  • Maintain constructive working relationships with Auditee.






  • Professional qualification qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or IIA or Operational experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills written and verbal, including report writing.
  • Ability to be a team player and to take the lead when appropriate.
  • Good problem solving, decision making and analytical skills.
  • Flexibility of approach, style and attitude




  • Experience within at least two different disciplines within Network Rail
  • Risk management experience.
  • Controls and assurance experience 

If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or get in touch with tracey.mort@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk


Network Rail is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. They welcome applications from everyone.


Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, Network Rail guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

If you qualify for the above, please notify us on PSRapplications@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk.

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.



In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.


Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.