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Senior Authorised Person

  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 23/09/2016
  • Job reference: J355772A
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Senior Authorised Person - up to £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Exceptional Career Progression within a FTSE 250 Organisation

I am recruiting a Senior Authorised Person to work for a dynamic and progressive FTSE 250 defence engineering organisation

The successful Senior Authorised Person will be based regionally and support a number of sites. You will be responsible for driving improvements and standards to maintain the company Safe Systems of Work, including supporting the site AP's, facility and project teams with technical advice and guidance.


  • Lead the development of standards and application of safe systems within the area / region. But also support the SAP's in other regions
    * Provide support to all AP's on all matters relating to the safe system of work. If required engage directly with the Authorising Engineer.
    * Manage succession training of prospective AP's, including; creating training and development plans, and continuous mentoring. .
    * 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, 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.
    * To drive technical standards, assist with site audits and technical support and maintain the appropriate levels of competence.
    * Maintaining the Safe Systems of Work (Functional responsibility for all AP's and RP's)(JSP 375)


  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role
    * Current SAP Certificate in either HV/LV Electrical or 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

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading engineering organisation and progress your career in a supportive environment. If you are a motivated engineer looking for your next opportunity, please contact me on 0117 9309 726 or at

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