Principal Enforcement Officer (Trading Standards)

London (South), London (Greater)
20 Oct 2017
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: BF5157


Our client in South London is looking for a Principal Enforcement Officer (Trading Standards) to start immediately.




l Identify and investigate breaches of trading standards legislation primarily focussed on lettings agents, product safety, intellectual property crime and illicit tobacco.

l Acting as a lead officer for day to day operations including preparing reports and witness statements, issuing notices, warnings and financial penalties.

l Making legal applications, representations and presenting evidence (in court and committee hearings).

l Providing expert guidance to colleagues and other partners and contribute to our role in the London Trading Standards network.

l Ensuring financial investigation tools and proceeds of crime provisions are effectively used to achieve successful outcomes.

l Developing and maintaining partnership working initiatives with external agencies to bring about sustainable improvement in the local economy.


Person Specification


l A degree in an appropriate discipline or an equivalent academic or professional qualification.

l A minimum of 2 years relevant post-qualification experience within the field of environmental health or trading standards or other criminal or regulatory enforcement and evidence of continuing professional development.

l Detailed knowledge of the statutory functions and obligations placed on a local authority in relation to services provided by environmental health & trading standards.

l Experience of enforcing environmental health or trading standards legislation in accordance with enforcement concordats and protocols.


To register your interest of for further information about the role, call us on 02087325450 or email

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