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Higher Executive Officer

Job Description

Are you a detail-oriented individual with a penchant for precision and a passion for regulatory compliance? Do you possess exceptional analytical skills and thrive in roles where logical thinking and meticulous attention to detail are paramount? If you're seeking a challenging opportunity within the realm of certification and regulatory compliance within dangerous goods, then we have an exciting position for you! Brook Street is currently looking for a Higher Executive to join the team at the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), a pivotal organisation in ensuring the safety and integrity of certified products and transportation of dangerous goods. This a temporary, full-time position.

About the Role:

As a Higher Executive at the VCA, you will play a critical role in the certification process, meticulously reviewing applications for certificates to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and safety protocols. Your responsibilities will include assessing applications, scrutinising product specifications and transport containers, and meticulously verifying compliance with established processes. Additionally, you will be responsible for interpreting complex data, reporting findings, and providing valuable insights to support decision-making processes. While prior knowledge of regulations is advantageous, it is not essential, as comprehensive training will be provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly review applications for certification, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and safety protocols.
  • Meticulously examine product specifications and transport containers to verify compliance with established processes.
  • Interpret and analyse complex data sets to identify trends, anomalies, and areas for improvement.
  • Provide detailed reports and insights to support decision-making processes and regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and maintain the highest standards of quality assurance.

About You:

  • Exceptional attention to detail with a keen eye for identifying discrepancies and ensuring accuracy.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work through complex issues methodically and logically.
  • Excellent organisational abilities, with a systematic approach to managing tasks and prioritising workload effectively.
  • Proficient in data interpretation and reporting, with the ability to communicate findings clearly and concisely.
  • Highly adaptable and resilient, with the capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge about regulations would be advantageous but not necessary
  • Able to work with data bases

Job details:

Pay rate: £18.49 p/h

Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week

Temporary assignment until October, with the possibility of extension

Location: Wesley House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, KT22 7AH

*The offered candidate will be subject to 3 years activity check and a basic DBS


Brook Street is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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