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Trading Standards Officer

Buckingham Futures
South London
Closing date
7 Apr 2024

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Trading Standards
Contract Type
Full Time

Buckingham Futures have an excellent opportunity in South London for a part-time 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 or 

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