Tender Notice

Licensing Officer KB060921 JUST CLOSED

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Published Date


Deadline for Submissions




Tender Description

Job Title: Licensing Officer x 1
Rate of Pay: £10.83 per hour PAYE (This role falls inside of IR35)
Hours: 37 Hours per week (working hours are 7.45 am to 12 noon and 1.00 pm to 4.15 pm Monday to Thursday and until 3.45 pm on a Friday)
Location: Office Based- Waterfall Lane, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 6RL
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency 12 weeks

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Brief description:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Taxi Licensing Team as a Licensing Officer. We are looking for a customer focused individual with excellent communication skills and a desire to make a difference.
Job Summary: You will assist in the processing of applications for driver, vehicle and operator licenses in line with the Council's Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy, give advice and guidance in licensing matters both on the phone and in person and give evidence in court in person as and when required.
A knowledge of taxi and private hire licensing is desirable, with experience of dealing with the public in a front-line capacity being essential.

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references and a copy of Terms and Conditions. You will also need to include your agency on cost details to each submission. Stated rates must be inclusive of all known costs.

No DBS is required for this role.

Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor

You will receive further information regarding invoice terms if your candidate is appointed to this role. Invoices must be sent electronically on a weekly basis to templink_1@sandwell.gov.uk along with your workers authorised timesheet supplied by your agency. Payments are then released 14 days from the date of the invoice.

The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.
For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.

Closing Date: Thursday 9th September 2021 17:00pm

Tender categories (products & services required)

Recruitment services (CPV 79600000)


West Midlands (UKG)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council