Safer Communities Operations Manager

Buckingham Futures
South London
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Buckingham Futures have a great opportunity for a Safer Communities Operations Manager for our Local Authority client in South London.

Job Purpose

  • Be responsible for both day to day service management and the development of policy and strategy within the Safer Communities Service.
  • To be responsible for the operational delivery of an efficient, effective and comprehensive Anti, Social Behaviour (ASB), Statutory Nuisance, Licensing and Trading Standards Service to protect and support residents and businesses.
  • To act as the Councils expert advisor and be responsible for the provision of technical and specialist knowledge and support in relation to Anti, Social Behaviour (ASB), Statutory Nuisance, Licensing and Trading Standards Service. To work in Partnership and in collaboration with colleagues in the Safer Communities Service.
  • Lead on ASB, Statutory Nuisance, Licensing and Trading Standards Service, setting a good example in terms of conduct, motivating and performance managing staff, making and communicating timely decisions about the service and working to draw on good practice to deliver services that meet the customers’ needs within budget.
  • To represent the Head of Safer Communities and the Council at both internal and external meetings where appropriate.
  • Work in close liaison with various individuals and groups, including Committee Chairs, responsible authorities, elected members and members of the public. Provide professional advice and guidance to internal and external service partners, including managers, staff and Members, in order to improvement the quality of services for residents.
  • To deal with the preparation, analysis, interpretation and presentation of clear, logical, accurate and timely reports, briefing notes, documents, funding bids, schedules of work, spreadsheets, data analysis and feedback as required. This may be for a range of audiences, including elected members, senior officers and members of the public.
  • To be familiar with and keep up to date with national legislation & policy relating to ASB, Statutory Nuisance, Licensing and Trading Standards.

Essential Qualifications/ Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of all relevant aspects of licensing law and statutory procedures, and licensing enforcement including PACE, RIPA and legislation governing disclosure.
  • Successful experience of leading two or more of the following strands: ASB, Statutory Nuisance, Licensing, Trading Standards and the subsequent Enforcement including the understanding of legislation and national priorities.
  • Possession of recognised qualification(s) related to local authority licensing functions e.g. Certificate of Higher Education in Licensing Law, Institute of Licensing Practitioners Qualification &/or Possession of specialist qualifications, Completion of DCATS/DCA/DTS (Trading Standards qualification) including metrology (Weights and Measures).
  • Educated to degree level with extensive experience &/or Professional qualification related to ASB, Community Safety or Housing with extensive experience.

To register your interest, please either call us on 020 8125 4321 or email

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