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Markets and Street Trading Manager

Markets and Street Trading Manager

PO5: Starting salary £44,373 pa

Lambeth's vibrant street markets reflect the borough's diverse communities and cultures, with historic traditional markets offering an array of produce and goods, complemented by weekend markets offering artisan food, products and arts & crafts.

We are now looking for an experienced Markets and Street Trading Manager who will lead the service and a small Markets team, ensuring ongoing day to day compliance, accurate record-keeping and managing income effectively, as well as maximising the potential for markets to grow and flourish across the borough.

The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and improving current arrangements and systems, advising on policy and relevant legislation, and developing the future direction for markets in Lambeth. The ability to engage with a very diverse range of stakeholders with varying agendas is essential; the postholder will be required to lead by positive example, handling messages and decisions in a diplomatic manner while putting effective processes in place with a key focus on results.

It would be advantageous for applicants to have a good understanding of current legalisation relevant to street trading in particular the London Local Authorities Act 1990 as amended and Part III of the Food Act 1984.

Occasional working outside of normal office hours is required as markets and individual pitches operate over seven days a week.

Successful candidates will be offered the post subject to standard clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be found at our website via the button below.

Closing date: Monday 2nd March 2020 at midnight.

Assessments and interviews will be held on Tuesday 10th March 2020.

Job Description and Person Specification

Markets and Street Trading Manager

London, UK

Published on 2 Mar 2020