Business and Consumer Services Manager
Location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Salary: £44,612 - £51,751
Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)
We’re seeking an experienced and highly motivated service manager to lead the delivery of high quality Business and Consumer focused regulatory services. You will oversee the delivery of responsive, best practice / outcome based statutory services such as Health and Safety, Licensing and Trading Standards. The post holder will use their detailed knowledge of the regulatory framework in order to develop an innovative approach towards the delivery of high profile regulatory services, with a strong emphasis on delivering positive outcomes on behalf of Camden’s citizens, businesses and visitors.
You will be responsible for developing council policy across a wide ranging portfolio of services and will engage directly with an equally wide range of elected members, partner organisations and business representative bodies.
The post-holder will be required to play an active role in supporting the professional development of line managed employees across the relevant services and oversee the production of service / performance plans which align with the strategic aspirations outlined within the Our Camden plan.
To be successful in this role, you’ll demonstrate excellence in customer care and understanding of the role of local government in supporting residents and businesses to access high quality services.
You’ll confidently use data to inform strategic decision making, being able to present data with commentary in a clear and concise manner. Alongside this, you’ll have experience of budget management and service improvement to deliver service objectives, as well as income maximisation in a high quality effective manner.
You will have good knowledge/understanding of the relevant legislative framework and regulations for Health and Safety, Licensing and Trading Standards, in order to:
- Lead on Identification and delivery of innovative improvements in service delivery.
- Prepare and write clear reports and documentation relevant to legislation.
- Effectively monitor and prepare reports on the effectiveness of all teams across the service.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply:
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at email@example.com, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 16th September 2018 at 11.59pm
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 24 September 2018
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Please quote reference: 180000PB
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 15th October and 19th November 2018.