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Markets Development Officer (PO4)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£39,774 - £42,684
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description
Neighbourhoods & Commercial Services
Neighbourhoods & Commercial Services is an exciting, dynamic and forward thinking place to work.
We have made rapid progress over a short period of time, and are an ambitious Council that knows what needs to be done to continue our journey of improvement.  We want talented and innovative staff eager for a challenge and who want to be part of a successful Council. 
Waltham Forest is a Council moving forward in partnerships with its community.  We are committed to improving the appearance and condition of the public realm – The Regulatory Service is a key priority of our partners, service users and stakeholders. 
Come work for us and contribute to developing and delivering improving services. 
JOB TITLE: Markets Development Officer
PAY: £39, 774 - 42,684
We need a Markets Development Officer who is experienced, motivated and enthusiastic to join our Street Trading Team. The purpose of this role is to actively improve, develop and promote Waltham Forest’s (street) markets and street trading, ensuring that Waltham Forest’s markets continue to thrive and contribute to the council’s inclusive economic development objectives.
As part of this role, the successful candidate will be expected to support the delivery of the council’s markets strategy and objectives, assess and monitor the performance of Waltham Forest’s markets and street trading, develop expansion and improvement plans and to project manage the implementation of change proposals to maximise the markets’ ongoing success.
This is a role focussed on delivering change.  The post holder will have a proven track record of developing and delivering complex change projects and programmes and can demonstrate the necessary vision, and hard and soft change skills to deliver successfully in this area.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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