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Deputy Licensing Administration Officer

Deputy Licensing / Administration Officer

Based in Gravesend, Kent

Starting Salary: £29,366 per annum

As the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames, the PLA grants licences for all structures and dredging, in, on, over and under the River. The Licensing Manager, to whom this post reports, administers the processes involved with the processing of applications and the determination and issue of licences.

Duties will include administering the application process, ensuring appropriate internal and external consultation on all applications, dealing with applicants and other stakeholders, maintaining and developing manual and electronic systems and undertaking any general administrative duties within the department.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level. Relevant further education and/or professional qualifications are desirable. You will have good administrative skills and experience, a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access with good keyboard skills. Experience of working with QUBE would be an advantage. You must also be able to work unsupervised and on your own initiative.

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Excellent communication skills are essential for dealing with enquiries from the public, applicants, and external and internal consultees. An ability to interpret technical drawings and documents would be desirable.

To apply, please complete an application form available from www.pla.co.uk/About-Us/Vacancies and return it to recruitment@pla.co.uk before the closing date of 22 June 2018.