Citizen and Consumer Protection Team Manager - Trading Standards

Expiring today

Location
Court House, 335-337 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 8LU
Salary
Band H, SCP 38-43 (£41,881 - £46,845 per annum) (£21.71 - £24.28 per hour)
Posted
26 Aug 2021
Closes
25 Sep 2021
Job Ref
SAND000005457
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit to the position of Citizen & Consumer Protection Team Manager (Trading Standards) within Regulatory Services at Sandwell MBC. 

Sandwell is in the heart of the Black Country with a proud industrial heritage. It has a diverse community and excellent transport links. Through its 2030 vision the authority is working hard to achieve a thriving, optimistic and resilient community, where people are proud to live and work and feel safe and valued. The Citizen and Consumer Protection Team is key in making this vision a reality. 

We support our staff by ensuring they receive excellent training to carry out their role and develop their skills though continuous professional development. We employ a flexible way of working, taking advantage of good IT service provision.

We are looking for a committed and driven individual to join the team in this Team Manager position. You will be the lead specialist for Trading Standards.  You will have an important role in shaping the service and taking it forward to ensure current and future needs are met. 

You will manage an area team with officers from Environmental Health and Trading Standards disciplines and ensure that through joint working the service priorities are met.

You will be pivotal in leading the team on the continuous development and improvement of the service and you will put effective plans in place to achieve key objectives.

You will be innovative and look for new ways to tackle existing problems. You should have a proven track record of delivering results and be passionate enough to motivate others to succeed. 

Applicants must be educated to degree level or equivalent in a subject relative to either Environmental Health or Trading Standards.

You will also be required to be a qualified Inspector of Weights and Measures or hold a Diploma in Consumer Affair Trading Standards or equivalent and willing to undertake additional training to become a qualified Inspector of Weights and Measures within 12 months of appointment.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like further details please contact Liz Nembhard by email liz_nembhard@sandwell.gov.uk.

A Basic Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours 

37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

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Information for Applicants
Job Description

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