Buckingham Futures have an excellent opportunity in West London for a Trading Standards Officer.
Role Specific Responsibilities
To assess goods and services to ensure compliance with relevant law.
Have 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
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
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 8125 4321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org