A challenging but rewarding role
Retiring Head of Service Paul Thomas began his career as a Trading Standards Officer and has been Head of Service for several years.
Here he explains what this job entails.
“This challenging but rewarding role offers a unique opportunity to lead and develop a joint trading standards service that covers four local authority areas (two county and two unitary councils) and a team of economic development officers, delivering local business support and grant programmes.”
Dealing with different demands
“The service has developed a strong ethos and a recognised reputation for comprehensive support to local communities and businesses. It strives to develop innovative solutions to tackle the root causes of problems laying the foundation for tangible and sustainable improvement.”
“The postholder will need the ability to focus on continuous improvement for self, the service and officers. It is also vital they can mix and communicate comfortably with a broad range of audiences, from individual consumers and businesses to business organisations, other national enforcement agencies, government departments (such as MHCLG, BEIS and DEFRA) and Members of Parliament.”
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