• TS529 - Senior Authorised Person

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Job Description

Functioning regionally to support a number of sites; responsible for leading improvement and driving standards to develop and maintain the Business Safe Systems of Work; encompassing support to the Site APs, Facility and Project teams with technical advice and guidance.
The SAP’s will also provide technical expertise across one or more of the following disciplines: –
Mechanical & Petroleum
Mechanical compliance (including pressure systems installation, Gas Safe, and management of fuelling systems).

  • Lead the technical development of AP standards and application of safe systems within the area / region; ensuring effective collaboration between regions.
  • Provide leadership to all AP’s on all matters relating to the safe system of work.
  • Demonstrate suitable and sufficient knowledge and understanding of relevant disciplines to guide, support and advise the AP network within their regions, and engage to the required technical / safe systems level directly with the independent, competent professional / scrutiny body; the Authorising Engineer.
  • Manage succession training of prospective AP’s, including; creating training and development plans, and continuous mentoring.
  • Provide clear direction in the management of resources to assist sites with closing out actions and observations from audits.
  • Manage temporary and/or permanent demarcations where required within the business, long term and/or short term tenants.
  • To liaise with internal businesses to ensure the role of AP is undertaken consistently and offer assistance where required.
  • Plan resource and support needs across the estate portfolio, working and co-ordinating with the site management teams to ensure AP requirements are appropriately managed.
  • Manage and provide hands on assistance with the delivery of maintenance activities.
  • To be a direct link to Projects Team to advise where AP duties would be required as part of a project.
  • Lead site audits, provide a step change in technical development and maintain the appropriate levels of competence.
  • Maintaining the Safe Systems of Work (Functional responsibility for all AP’s and RP’s)(JSP 375).

Qualifications and Training:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Current SAP Certificate in Mechanical Systems
  • Sound understanding of JSP375 and appointed / responsible person processes
  • Engineering / Technical qualification: Apprenticeship or Education (in relevant discipline)
  • Competent Microsoft Office Suite User
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions
  • Full clean driving licence
  • IOSH / NEBOSH Qualification