Trading Standards Officer

London (North), London (Greater)
30 Oct 2018
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Buckingham Futures have an excellent opportunity in North London for a Trading Standards Officer, ideally on a permanent basis. However, our client would also consider candidates who would prefer to work on a contract basis. Role Specific Responsibilities To assess goods and services to ensure compliance with relevant law. This may include out of hours work. Have an excellent knowledge of the range of legislation enforced by Trading Standards Conduct sound regulatory and enforcement practice to professional standards and as authorised by the Trading Standards and Licensing Manager To lead on and manage more complex and contentious cases as required Contribute to and lead when required special projects and investigations as directed by the Trading Standards and Licensing Manager Undertake inspections and searches of relevant premises either by prior arrangement or unannounced as required including weights and measures inspections.  To be prepared to respond to any emergency situation relating to the Service’s work if required Respond to and investigate reports and complaints received under relevant criminal and civil law Qualifications Diploma in Trading Standards or equivalent is desirable Excellent numeracy, literacy and communication skills Full clean current driving licence. Access to a vehicle is required for which a relevant vehicle allowance will be paid Technical / Knowledge Requirements Excellent IT skills being a competent user of all Microsoft packages. Ability to use bespoke corporate packages Experience and knowledge of conducting sound regulatory and enforcement practice Excellent administrative practice and experience of governance requirements Good understanding of performance management Experience of managing projects. Excellent reasoning and analytical skills Excellent understanding and knowledge of Trading Standards legislation. Keep up to date with key international, national, regional and local policy developments and new legislation Pay is up to £39,000 per annum   If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email