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North London, London
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11 February 2019
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Senior Licensing Officer

*North London* *Short term contract* *£28 per hour*

Are you a dynamic and motivated Senior Licensing Officer looking to take a step into a role with management responsibility? Our clients are Local authority based in London who are currently looking for a Senior Licensing Officer to join their management team.

This is initially a 3 month contract with the option of further extensions and is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience to take the next step in their career.

The ideal candidate would be willing to develop, write, implement, monitor and review integrated, evidence based and effective strategies and policies for all licensing matters

Main Duties:

* To take personal responsibility for developing, implementing and enforcing policies in connection with all licensing related matters
* To act on behalf of the Licensing Authority to ensure all advice given to councillors and other stakeholders is accurate, reliable and consistent.
* To be self-directing and to take responsibility for their own learning and development and be confident to identify opportunities for innovation to improve the service in terms of creating and improving policies and procedures, particularly through the evaluation and review of work performance and customer feedback.
* Lead on licensing fee debt recovery and support the Business and Consumer Services Manager to collate and report back on fee collection performance to ensure that licensing income is maximised and income targets met.


* Essential: Minimum 2 years experience of and delivering licensing functions (Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005) within a local authority setting.
* The ability to take responsibility for ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of own work and to prioritise and work effectively under pressure and within tight deadlines.
* Have an excellent knowledge/understanding of the legislative framework in relation to Licensing, including proven experience and ability to:
* Prepare and write clear reports on complex /technical issues and other documentation including policies relevant to licensing matters.
* Speaking and presenting at public meetings and Member Committees.
* Attend court, prepare and give evidence as required.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Joe Chart from our London CPE office will be in touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630.

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Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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