Trading Standards Team Leader, Open to flexible working

Camden, London (Greater)
£41,952 - £48,663 per annum
19 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
Contract Type

Starting salary: £41,952

Job Level and Salary range: Level 4, Zone 2; £41,952 - £48,663

Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Hours per week: 36

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Closing date: 03 December 2020, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 07 December 2020

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion   


About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fastest-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As a Trading Standards Team Leader, you’ll be the Lead Officer for Trading Standards coordinating the performance of the team.

The role

You will be a well experienced Trading Standards professional responsible for managing work allocation, delivering and improving Camden’s Trading Standards delivering outcomes for consumers and businesses. You will line manage a team and have responsibility for service planning and tasking, staff training and development including data management responsibilities.

You will provide professional support and advice to officers, councillors and stakeholders in relation to Trading Standards as well as be the lead point of expertise on specific trading standards and consumer protection policy on behalf of the Service.

The right individual will have good project management and investigation skills with a broad range of knowledge on all aspects of Trading Standards including doorstep crime, e-crime, lettings enforcement, illegal and unsafe products. You will take responsibility for ensuring investigations are completed and done on time, using appropriate interventions in line with the Camden Plan priorities and enforcement policies. You will also develop and maintain a vision for quality and continuous service delivery improvements with a strong focus on customer service.

If you are an experienced, qualified, Trading Standards professional, eager to develop your leadership skills, and committed to developing and maintaining strong partnership working, we are keen to hear from you.

About you

You MUST have a Diploma in Trading Standards or its equivalent including weights and measures. Be competent in trading standards and consumer protection with recent experience of delivery and training for role requirements. To hold a recognised management qualification is desirable.

Experience or capability/knowledge of managing a team of professional officers in their development and performance to deliver service objectives and have a detailed knowledge/understanding of the legislative framework relevant to Trading Standards and experience in its application to casework

You will also be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work and have the ability to express complex information accurately, clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

Please refer to the job profile for more information.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. 

Additional information    

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To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.   

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