Market Licensing and Business Support Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£30,066 - £34,538 per annum
15 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
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This is an opportunity to work within Camden’s Market Service on a fixed term contract until September 2020. This role is an integral part of the success of Camden’s growth plans.

This is a varied role where you will be providing front line comprehensive specialist technical support to the Market Service to enable the Service to licence, develop and promote street trading.  The role will also entail managing and reviewing market systems processes to ensure they are up to date and compliant with data protection and financial regulations.

As Market Licensing and Business Support Officer you will also be responsible for the allocation of temporary, regeneration and temporary variation licences to waiting applicants and also working closely with Market Development Officer and Retail Market Officer in the planning and layout of markets.

We are looking for an energetic and confident individual that is comfortable providing a front line service. You must have exceptional communication skills and be able to build an excellent rapport with various groups as you will be required to provide advice, guidance and support to traders, Councillors, resident groups, community and partners and delivering effective licensing and business support service.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have experience of working within a busy front facing service with excellent customer service skills. You will need to be able to deal effectively with difficult situations and customers.

You must be willing to undertake duties to work occasional evenings and weekends.

About Camden 

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.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

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 Job Profileattached at the bottom of 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, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 27 October 2019, 11:59pm

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 190000OQ

To view the Job Profile please click HERE