Senior Specialist Advisor (Pollution and Licensing) 

East Sussex
£33,437 to £41,697
27 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Specialist Advisor (Pollution and Licensing) 

Band F 

£33,437 to £41,697 

As Senior Specialist Advisor you will provide comprehensive, customer focused specialist advice within the Council, to elected members and externally. You will lead and mentor a team in the professional areas of licensing and pollution. The Pollution and Licensing Specialism includes taxi licensing, street trading, Licensing Act 2003, contaminated land and air quality. You will manage contentious applications, cases and inspections. This will include presenting to committee and representing the Council in court. 

You will also provide performance and quality control for the overall delivery of the specialism, working with teams across the Council, providing technical mentoring and support, encouraging the transfer of knowledge, improving performance and the customer journey. 

You will also take responsibility for delegated corporate projects and strategies. 

With a degree or relevant professional qualification, you will have a track record of achievement in, and an in depth knowledge of, licensing issues. 

Some knowledge of the working practices of air quality and contaminated land would be advantageous. Strong communication and negotiation skills with an ability to form excellent working partnerships, you will be able to lead, steer and motivate teams working in a ‘matrix’ environment effectively. 

Closing Date: Midday 16 March 2018 

Interview Date: 26 March 2018

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