Mobile Authorised Person - RAF Wyton

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VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 


Salary: Competitive + benefits

Hours: Standard hours are 8am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday


Within VIVO we are currently recruiting for a Mobile Authorised Person to cover approx. 4 sites (Carver Barracks, RAF Wittering, RAF Wyton and RAF Henlow), who will have responsibility for supporting the effective and timely delivery of Additional Works, planned and response maintenance, reducing the number of corrective actions raised and closing existing corrective actions within agreed timescales.


Reporting into the Managing Authorised Person you will be required to assess the competence of Skilled Persons 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.


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


Additional responsibilities will 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 should be a qualified and experienced engineer within an electrical or mechanical discipline, with good supervisory skills.


You should have practical experience of Safe Systems of Work including Management of the Operational Delivery of JSP375 to operate across multiple sites on your own incentive with lite touch line management.


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


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 an MOD environment but this is not essential.


You must be able to pass SC Clearance and hold a full UK driving licence to be considered for this role. 



What we offer 

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme 
  • 25 Days annual leave 
  • Volunteer 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 Employer. 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 01:19:00
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