Consumer Safety Manager
£51,466 - £55,221
We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated Consumer Safety Manager to play a key role within our Community Protection Service.
We want to improve consumer safety and promote better business across the range of Community Protection services and as a member of our Business Compliance Team, you will be central to this challenge.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the transformation of local services, delivering strategic regulation, promoting business compliance, and creating safer places.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
You will be responsible for operational management and performance of the Consumer Safety teams, effective delivery of services.
You will take a lead on service-wide projects and provide advice and guidance to Senior Officers, the Council, and its members.
You will also lead by example in terms of embedding the vision, values, and behaviours of Durham County Council.
You should be committed to the delivery of services that are of the highest quality, in accordance with the Council’s priorities and contribute to County Durham being a place where there are more and better jobs, people live long, and independent lives and our communities are well connected and supportive.
WHAT WILL YOU NEED?
You should be an inspirational leader who is able to develop the capabilities within your team, have excellent communication skills, capable of making effective decisions and seeing the bigger picture at all times.
Successful candidates will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject and able to demonstrate considerable experience in managing multi-disciplined teams within local authority regulatory services.
BENEFITS AND REWARDS
We want to be sure that every member of staff feels valued and rewarded for their individual contribution and believe we’ve got everything you’d expect from a large organisation, we offer;
• Competitive salaries, with opportunity for incremental annual increases until you reach the top of your pay scale.
• Various flexible working options including a hybrid approach.
• Current holiday entitlement of 26 days per year, rising to 31 days after five years continuous local government service. Entitlement will increase by one day from April
• Attractive pension scheme.
• Salary sacrifice schemes (including car and cycle) and access to employee discounts on goods, services, and travel.
• Wellbeing support.
• Access to ongoing training and development.
Benefits and rewards are subject to individual terms and conditions.
If you would like to know more about our rewards and benefits package, please follow the link: https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/26895/Rewards-and-benefits
IS THIS ROLE FOR YOU?
For more information about these opportunities please contact Owen Cleugh, Public Protection Manager email@example.com
HOW TO APPLY
Apply on-line via the North East jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469/ 264086/ 266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk
In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge. Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed.
Interviews are scheduled to be held (to be confirmed)
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Guide.
As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
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