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Vacancy Details

Executive Director Place

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
£119,952 per annum
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week. Attendance at some evening meetings.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/10/2020 at 23:55 PM
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Executive Director Place


Your confident and connected borough 

Sefton is the northern borough of Liverpool City Region with more than 273,000 residents. Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester.

Your new place of work

Sefton is a changing and vibrant authority on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting 2030 vision. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is confident and connected.

We are an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities are integral to the delivery of our products and services. We have a motivated and dedicated workforce that is resilient and adaptable, it puts the Council in the best possible place to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Your new opportunity

As Executive Director, you will have key accountability and responsibility for the delivery and strategic development within Place which incorporates Highways & Public Protection, Economic Growth & Housing, Planning, and Commercial Development.

You will support the Council, Cabinet and the Chief Executive in the development and achievement of the Councils vision and priority outcomes.

As a key driver of change supporting the Council to innovatively, proactively and confidently adapt to the dynamic resource and policy agenda, you will also be a very high performing role model and will have accountability spanning organisational and system leadership, and policy and place shaping.

You will capitalise on our already strong partnerships with stakeholders and help build real and sustainable community resilience.

We are looking for a creative and strategic leader with the knowledge and understanding of the strategic, regulatory and political context within which local government operates. A proven track record of delivering successful leadership and management outcomes within a large organisation setting is essential.

What to do now

If you feel you are the right person for this position, please apply. You can also arrange a discussion regarding this role, in the first instance contact Mark Dale on 0151 934 3949 or email mark.dale@sefton.gov.uk


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 note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.





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