Person carrying out an assessment who is not the direct supervisor of the person to be assessed and who is independent of the direct work group.
Note 1 to entry: This person needs to be trained and qualified in assessment and debrief techniques and needs to have competence in the technical skills being assessed.
Note 2 to entry: Independence needs to be demonstrated to ensure that a balanced and fair assessment of a person’s competency in the subject is completed.
Source: ISO/TS 17969:2015, Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries — Guidelines on competency for personnel, First Edition, June 2015. Global Standards