Vacancies

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is embarking on its search for exceptional individuals with the passion to deliver on our vision and help us to create a truly global and competitive City Region at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse. If you have the skills and ambition for this City Region and thrive on tough challenges and getting results, then we want to hear from you.

Our current opportunities along with a number of key documents and website links can be found below. Further details and application packs can be found when clicking on the relevant job title.

Dear applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. This is an exciting time for us having successfully negotiated and secured a Devolution Agreement with Government, bringing a wealth of opportunities to the City Region.

The Liverpool City Region’s Growth Strategy – ‘Building our future’ – sets out the City Region’s 25 year strategic approach to how growth will be driven forward; focusing on the three pillars of productivity, people and place. The Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership is currently developing an action plan which will identify projects and programmes under each key pillar, links to support and complement the Single Investment Fund prospectus as well as measuring the impact and outcomes of the growth activity on an annual basis.

We are looking for individuals who share our vision, with the passion, experience and skills to help us to achieve this growth, creating a truly global and competitive City Region.

Once again, we would like to thank you for your interest in the Combined Authority and wish you the best of luck with your application.

Equal Opportunities

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer and provider of services and welcomes applications from all members of the community. Our aim is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or employment status.


The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form within the application pack is optional. However, if you do choose to complete this section, the information you provide will assist us in monitoring the effects of our equal opportunities policy in recruitment and selection and will help us to develop and improve. This information will not be available to the panel members and will not be used to make any decisions about your application or suitability for employment. Please state if you would like any support or adjustments to be made in the selection process for reasons such as religion, disability, medical or maternity.

For step by step guidance on completing each section of the application form, please view our Guidance Notes.

Chief Legal Officer

Date Posted: 15 February 2018
Closing Date: 09/03/2018
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary: £90,436-£96,074
Location: No1 Mann Island, Liverpool
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Our Chief Legal Officer will lead and manage the legal and governance functions of the Combined Authority and be our statutory Monitoring Officer.  Working closely with the Metro Mayor, Chief Executive and Members, you will provide strategic and professional advice on legal, constitutional and corporate governance issues as well as promote and ensure compliance with the highest standards of corporate governance. 

Legal oversight of the Single Investment Framework is a key element of the role, and we also want the postholder to review the Combined Authority’s constitution.  We are therefore looking for candidates with senior local government or public sector legal experience as well as commercial acumen.  You will have worked at MO or Deputy MO level, and ideally have experience of property, infrastructure or planning from a legal perspective.

To Apply please visit https://www.lcrca-leadership.com/all-roles

Associated Documents

Head of Programme Management Office

Date Posted: 15 February 2018
Closing Date: 09/03/2018
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary: £61,277-£68,961
Location: No1 Mann Island, Liverpool
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

We are currently seeking a Head of Programme Management Office who will establish an effective programme management regime across the CA.  You will provide senior colleagues and partners with a thorough understanding of the progress of their programmes, manage the issues and risks to delivery, and deliver the benefits and business change outputs that large programmes require.  Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, you will also work closely with the Director of Commercial Development and Investment to ensure we are joined up and aligned, across areas such as infrastructure, housing, transport, etc. 

The role also offers candidates to develop and build a new team of circa 10-15 people.  You will therefore need significant programme management experience within the public or private sectors, with excellent resource management skills and the ability to maintain a strong grip on a wide array of key projects.

To apply please visit www.LCRCA-leadership.com

Associated Documents

Lead Officer Spatial Planning

Date Posted: 15 February 2018
Closing Date: 09/03/2018
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary: £74,144-£81,020
Location: No1 Mann Island, Liverpool
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

We are currently seeking a Lead Officer for Spatial Planning who will lead on the production of a City Region Spatial Development Strategy (by 2020), including the production of relevant evidence, consultation processes and plan documentation.  You will be responsible for leading all Development Management activity, and ensure that our approach to planning is aligned with our housing and economic development ambitions.  Working closely with the planning officers within the six constituent authorities as well as government bodies will be a key element of the role.  This is a strategic role which requires political sensitivity, and candidates will of course need to be qualified planners with significant local government experience.  

To apply please visit https://www.lcrca-leadership.com/all-roles

Associated Documents

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