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.

Rural Project Officer

Date Posted: 09 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday 17 November 2017
Salary: £21,166 - £23,808
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed term until June 2019

This post is part of the Rural Development Program for England delivering the £138m Leader program. The budget for the Liverpool City Region is £1.4m which is delivered in the form of grants to enable the Rural Economy to grow businesses, create jobs and develop wider economic benefits for the rural area.

Duties will include the management, preparation, and appraisal of applications and grant claims, accurate monitoring, recording, acknowledgement and processing of written and numerical information.  The post-holder will be responsible for the organisation and taking minutes at related meetings.

You must have the ability to effectively use all aspects of Microsoft Office, communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing, meet deadlines and prioritise own workloads, demonstrate good numeracy and negotiating skills.  Attention to detail is very important in order to achieve accuracy and ensure confidentiality is adhered to in respect of sensitive data.

Educated with a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including grade C including Maths and English are essential and experience or qualifications in accounting or administration would be an advantage. Interest or experience of the rural and agricultural economy would also be an advantage but not essential.

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