Regulatory Compliance Advisor

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 28/05/2019


Regulatory Compliance Advisor

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TW

About the role

Are you a recently or upcoming Trading Standards practitioner looking to begin a career in Retail?

Or are you an already established Officer looking for a change?

We have a exciting opportunity to join our Regulatory and Compliance team at Tesco. In this role you will support the Regulatory Compliance managers to ensure the business complies with regulatory requirements and responds appropriately to enforcement interventions.

You will be responsible for

Supporting Regulatory Compliance managers by:

  • Supporting development and implementation of regulatory policy, requirements and standards in the areas covered by Trading Standards and Environmental Health
  • Responding to queries from technical teams and other key internal stakeholders on regulatory compliance matters, especially in areas covered by Local Authority regulation.
  • Horizon scanning to detect emerging risks and changing legislation relevant to the business
  • Acting as a liaison point for contact from Trading Standards Officers and Environmental Health Officers and investigating matters raised by them.
  • Trend spotting on referral data received through Primary Authority and other data sources.
  • Assisting in the achievement of “assured advice” in areas of key regulatory risk.
  • Assistance in preparing cases for Court.
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory compliance matters to ensure the business continues to trade legally.

Key people and teams you will be working with:

  • Internal – PRC Teams, Category Technical Teams, Communications, Corporate Affairs,  Customer Services, Legal
  • Industry bodies: BRC,
  • Government: FSA, Defra, BIS, BEIS, Primary Authority Partners

You will need

Operational Skills:

  • Relevant Trading Standards / Environmental Health Qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Ability to work under own initiative

Relevant Experience:

  • Experience of Local Authority regulation
  • Prioritisation skills and an ability to manage competing demands on time
  • Delivery to agreed deadlines
  • Comfortable with spreadsheet and  database applications

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work and we are proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you!

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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