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Senior Technical Assurance Manger (Audit)

Requisition ID: 48839

Domain: Facilities Management/Operational/Account Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Senior Technical Assurance Manager (Audit) to join our team. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, split 50% home based and 50% site based. Covering sites across the Central Belt of Scotland. On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance and excellent benefits package (information below). 

We are looking for a highly competent, operationally focussed Engineering/Technical Manager. You’ll be joining a dynamic and growing central engineering function, with the ability to work autonomously, and within an established group of Engineering Experts. 

What will you deliver?

  • Acting as the central audit and compliance specialist in Scotland, you’ll be responsible for auditing and supporting a broad spectrum of customer contracts, including within the Manufacturing, Transport, Central Government, Industrial, Retail, Leisure, Healthcare, Education and Corporate Sectors. These will include Private and Public Sector customers (inc. PFI). 

  • Ensure compliance standards and documentation are understood and implemented by the contract engineering/compliance teams. 

  • Provide advice to strategic leaders and Subject Matter Expert support (in your specialist discipline) to the Divisions Operational teams regarding all aspects of general Compliance. 

  • Responsible for the development and delivery of an independent Technical Assurance Auditing Programme in Scotland, supported by the Head of Technical.
  • You will be expected to build strong collaborative relationships with our operational teams and clients to provide SME assistance to our contracts, supporting closure of Audit No-Conformances, and championing standardisation across the region. 
  • Support in the procurement, setting to work and monitoring of key service providers, ensuring inspections, maintenance, testing, verification and repairs are carried out to the correct standard. 
  • support the review of data during mobilisation periods, and assist operations with the prioritisation of remedial works to achieve compliance. 
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support across the business including into bids, projects, new opportunities and day to day operational support, including advice and guidance on best practice standards, system and operational asset performance improvements.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance and excellent benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • Single private medical insurance
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent through experience in Engineering and Management
  • Member of a relevant Institution e.g. IMechE, CIBSE, IET
  • Health and Safety Qualification NEBOSH/IOSH or equivalent
  • Auditing training and/or significant previous experience
  • Relevant trade qualifications or apprenticeship
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Mechanical, Electrical and Fire Safety systems
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of PFI contracts and (S)HTM requirements
  • Good knowledge of general compliance in Facilities Management
  • Experience working in a highly competent, multi discipline engineering team
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio etc.)
  • Demonstrate significant experience or understanding of operational estates management, including posts held at a senior level
  • Permit to Work, Risk Assessment and Method Statement training or experience
  • Understanding of Written Schemes of Examination
  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory and legislative requirements and British Standards

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.