Mobile Authorised Person - Catterick Garrison

Catterick | Engineering





Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.


Location: Catterick Garrison

Salary: Competitive

Hours of work: Monday-Friday 8am-4.30pm



Within VIVO we are currently recruiting for a Mobile Authorised Person who will have the prime responsibility for the practical implementation and operation of the MOD JSP375 Safety Rules and Procedures.


Reporting into the Managing Authorised Person you will be assigned to a site but will be expected to be mobile and work within their area of expertise across Catterick Garrison.


This role will see you accept responsibility for the practical implementation and operation of JSP375 to support the effective and timely delivery of Additional Works, planned and response maintenance, reducing the number of corrective actions (CARs) raised and close existing CARs within agreed timescales.


You will be required to assess the competence of Skilled Persons for appointment to ensure suitably qualified and experienced operatives are directed to relevant tasks and review experience and performance regularly.


You will also produce high quality Risk Assessments and Method Statements and, where required, issue safety programmes and Permits to Work and carry out Plant Room Inspections for all Sites you are responsible for


As part of your role you will provide professional and technical support and advice to the VIVO operations site team, Supply Chain, DIO and end users, recording all tasks against the appropriate assets in the CAFM system (Maximo) and ensure all documentation relating to jobs is completed, recorded and distributed in a timely manner.


Additional responsibilities include;

  • Managing cost and stakeholder expectations through excellent communication and sound commercial decisions to ensure value for money.
  • Working with all stakeholders to support the management and mitigation of contract risk.
  • Contribute to the delivery of and the production maintenance schedules IAW SFG20, Forward Additional Services Plan (FASP) and Statements of Need (SON) across the Service Delivery Area.
  • Ensuring operations are delivered efficiently and economically to promote a profitable business for VIVO.



What you'll need to do this role 

First and foremost, you must be a qualified Electrical or Mechanical Engineer with experience of planned and reactive maintenance, and are willing to undertake additional training in both Electrical/Mechanical and Fuel disciplines to upskill.



This role will include Planning, directing and controlling activities so you will be have experience supervising site operations and managing staff in the appropriate disciplines.


You will be someone with the ability work on your own initiative to solve problems and make decisions.


As this role will require travel it is essential that you hold a clean, valid UK driving licence.


This role will involve performing overtime when required to support the business and partake in area 'out of hours on call'.


It is desirable that you have experience of operating within either an MOD environment but this is not essential.


You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role. 



What we offer 

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme 
  • 25 Days annual leave  
  • Life Assurance Policy 
  • Employee discount and reward schemes 
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work 
  • A company that recognises your contribution 

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.



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31/07/2024 01:21:00
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