Team Leader (2 posts)
Team Leader (2 posts)
£47,511 to £50,448 (PO7) per annum
Do you want to improve peoples lives? Work in a flexible environment? And further your career by learning from some of the best experts in their field?
The London Borough of Newham’s Private Sector Housing Service is at the forefront of the regulation of the private rented sector through its pioneering borough wide property licensing schemes. We are looking build upon this good work and are looking for creative, enthusiastic and professional individuals to continue to improve our scheme. From the outset of employment there will be flexible working arrangements and training opportunities.
We wish to recruit talented people from not only London but across the Country. Newham offers a Relocation Package of up to £7000*, to provide assistance to newly appointed staff who are required to move home as a result of their appointment. *Subject to eligibility criteria.
Newham is located only 5 miles (8 km) east of the City of London and north of the River Thames. Our Office is only 13mins from the M11 and 20mins from the M25.
Public Transport in Newham is served by the London Underground and Overground, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), Buses and National Rail, which includes the new cross-London rail service (Elizabeth Line) that will stop close to our offices.
About the Job
The Team Leader role requires you to use your leadership skills to put people at the heart of everything you do. You will be responsible for delivering your team targets, whilst managing at least four Officers. You will ensure a high number of inspections are carried out to strict deadlines, whilst being customer focused.
You will possess comprehensive knowledge of private sector housing and property licensing within the local government framework. You will be able to demonstrate either a proven track record of successful enforcement and/or leadership in a similar regulatory role or a willingness and ability to learn fast and on the job.
Although this post is within the regulatory and compliance side of Property Licensing. It will require you to build successful professional relationships with Officers at all levels throughout the Council and with organisations outside of the Council. As Team Leader, you will also lead on wider projects and manage them to a successful conclusion. You must be willing to innovate, consult and devise solutions to problems you encounter.
For this role, you must have a full UK driving licence and use of a vehicle.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Anthoney Quinn on 0203 373 8660. Due to high demand of applications, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
For further information, please visit our website.
Closing date: 1st September 2019.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview. The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).