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Commercial Regulation Officer

Buckingham Futures
Home Counties
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Trading Standards
Contract Type
Full Time

Buckingham Futures have an excellent opportunity in the Home Counties for a Trading Standards/ Commercial Regulation 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

NB - This role will involve delivering work associated to the DEFRA grant relating to the burning of domestic solid fuels.

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 

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