Head of Economic Growth and Housing

Sefton (Metropolitan borough), Merseyside
Competitive salary
04 Oct 2018
22 Oct 2018
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Head of Economic Growth and Housing

Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: Competitive
Location: Sefton
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
DBS Check: No
Reference: RH/18/76577
Closing Date: 22/10/2018 at 23:55 PM

Your confident and connected borough 

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible businesses and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside environments. It is an ideal location for accessing Manchester, the North West and beyond by road, rail or air. 

From vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning coastal and rural locations, everyone can find their perfect home. Sefton is at the heart of the Liverpool City Region, playing an active role in ensuring its success. 

Your new place of work 

This is a changing and vibrant authority already on a journey working towards an exciting 2030 vision. This is an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities are integral to the delivery of our products and services.

Head of Economic Growth and Housing  

You will have responsibility and accountability for the leadership of the key strategic and functional areas of Regeneration, Housing, Economy and Skills. This will help Sefton play its key part in the Liverpool City Region whilst ensuring Sefton’s Planning, Housing, Regeneration, Skills and overall Economic Growth Agenda meets our vision and aspiration. This is a challenging role ready for an individual to make their mark. 

You will drive strategic outcomes and operational delivery, influencing with key partners to help grow the Borough for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors. You will be motivated by the need to deliver real and tangible outcomes.

What you need to do now 

If you are interested in applying for one of these roles please follow the application process or alternatively please submit an up to date copy of your CV. If submitting a CV please provide your contact details (mobile and email). You should also provide the contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to take up your references prior to interview, please state this clearly.  Please send your CV to executivejobs@sefton.gov.uk – an automated email will confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please call 0151 934 3379/3395.

You can arrange a discussion regarding this vacancy by contacting Mark Dale on 0151 934 3949 or email mark.dale@sefton.gov.uk or Paul Cunningham on 0151 934 3209 or email paul.cunningham@sefton.gov.uk.

Please note that a merit based shortlist will be utilised.

Preliminary interviews will take place on 14th November 2018.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please fully complete the online application form.

CVs are accepted for this role and should be e-mailed to recruitment@sefton.gov.uk