Licensing Officer

South Yorkshire
14 Jun 2019
14 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Buckingham Futures are looking for a Licensing Officer in South Yorkshire who would be based in our clients Licensing Team on an initial 6 months basis.


The role involves effectively promoting, and where appropriate enforcing, regulatory compliance across licensing functions, including Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005, taxi and private hire, skin piercing, animal welfare etc..


Job responsibilities:


Conducting re-active and pro-active interventions (interventions referring to the provision of advice, inspections, investigations, audits, surveillance, etc. of proposed development or applications for licenses/permitted processes)

Undertaking initiatives to bring about regulatory compliance without the need for enforcement such as by participating in business to consumer education programmes

Carrying out initiatives to promote the Council and the service

Supporting staff training and peer reviews

Acting or speaking on behalf of the service on project teams, specialist sub-groups and multi-agency task teams

Supervising contractors who are engaged by the service

Collaborating with other agencies and organisations to develop and improve joint projects and ways of working

Person specification:


Educated to at least degree level in a related discipline or equivalent in experience

Holds membership of Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or an appropriate institution

Has sufficient technical and legal knowledge across licensing functions

Highly capable of managing own workload to meet organisational requirements



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

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