Head of Consumer Protection & Licensing  

up to £75K
11 Dec 2017
22 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Redbridge – An ambitious and changing borough 

Head of Consumer Protection & Licensing         

up to £75k


Redbridge is undergoing rapid transformation, with Crossrail’s imminent arrival fuelling investment in new homes, jobs and local facilities. During this time of exciting change, the Council must ensure that our borough is cleaner, greener and safer than ever before. 

We are now looking for new leaders who share our vision and commitment to supporting the development of a vibrant, growing and diverse East London community, as well as a modern and inclusive council. You will be responsible for leading key elements of our strategy which signals our new locality working and placing residents at the heart of decision making.

As Head of Consumer Protection and Licensing, you will be lead, manage and co-ordinate the provision and continuous improvement of high quality services in relation to Environmental Health, the Property Licensing scheme and deliver Private Sector Housing, while also overseeing Trading Standards and Licensing compliance and enforcement, with timely and efficient service delivery.

Overall, you will maintain a comprehensive understanding of national and regional Environmental Health & Private Sector Housing policy and their inter-relationship with other national and local policies. You will provide recommendations to develop and deliver the Council’s strategies and plans.

With credibility and gravitas, you’ll lead these crucial services, working in partnership with a range of key partners such as the East London Housing Partnership and landlords, ensuring thorough understanding of, and compliance with, the Regulatory frameworks and Performance Indicators that apply to Environmental Health, Trading Standards, Licensing and Private Sector Housing.

It’s about using your influence and communication skills to get people on board with your aspirations for the Borough, playing a full part in the Civic Pride Management Team and deputising for the Operational Director when required. You will lead by example, shaping cost-effective solutions while driving Redbridge’s Consumer Protection & Licensing services into the future.

We want managers who are team players, customer focussed, innovative and dynamic with the determination to deliver an ambitious programme at pace and in the spirit of cooperation, collaboration and community engagement.   We are open to individuals coming from non-traditional backgrounds and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For a confidential discussion please speak to Anita Denton on 07725 554802 or Chris Barrow on 0203 829 9754 at our recruitment partners, Penna.

To find out more about these great opportunities and to apply please visit www.redbridgeseniorroles.com

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd January 2018  

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