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Licensing Manager

Employer: East Devon District Council

  • Reference: EDDC/17/47584
  • Published on: Thu 09/11/2017 17:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/11/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £30,785 - £34,538
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Devon

About us

East Devon District Council is ambitious for our district and our residents. We live in a beautiful part of the world, with much of our landscape falling into an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Nationally recognised research shows that East Devon scored top of all 325 districts in its quality of life score. Our appreciation of this quality of life runs through the culture of our council and is reflected in our ambition to keep East Devon an outstanding place to live and work. As well as delivering great services every day, we plan carefully for a sustainable future by delivering quality jobs and good local homes for local people.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Licensing Manager to lead our licensing team in delivering the Council’s statutory licensing functions. In addition to managing, motivating and developing a small team the role will involve giving advice to Committees, Councillors and Senior Officers as well as writing and reviewing new policies and procedures to meet the requirements of a wide range of licensing legislation. It will, on occasions, involve attendance at court.

About you

Self motivated and proactive with previous line & budget management experience or a relevant management qualification, you will also have demonstrable knowledge of the main licensing regimes and ideally a certificate or degree in licensing law. In addition, you will be well organised with the ability to negotiate with/influence stakeholders and build strong and constructive relations with others. You will also need to be able to occasionally work outside of normal office hours and hold a valid driving license to enable effective attendance at court and travel throughout the district (subject to reasonable adjustments for applicants with a disability).


To apply online, please click the link below. For an informal discussion, please contact Henry Gordon Lennox, Strategic Lead – Legal, Licensing, Democratic Services on 01395 517401 or email:

Closing date: 26th November 2017. Interviews will be held on 30th November & 1st December 2017.

East Devon District Council has decided to relocate away from its current headquarters in Sidmouth. Some staff will relocate to Exmouth during the latter part of 2017 and others to Honiton towards the end of 2018.

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