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Grow Our Future – Along with Yours

Executive Director – Investment and Delivery

£107,174 – £128,281

The Liverpool City Region has a rich heritage of world-class culture, creativity, sports, science, and education – and we’re fiercely proud of our history.

We are unshakeable in our ambition for the future and determined to deliver our vision for a fairer, stronger, cleaner City Region where no one is left behind.

This new role is a unique opportunity to help make a difference through devolution and shape the shared destiny of 1.6 million people.

You will lead, inspire, and collaborate with partners, bringing together policy and investment delivery expertise to unlock the economic potential of the City Region.

You’ll be passionate about inclusive, economic growth, with the strategic vision and experience to work in partnership to deliver transformational projects, manage devolved funds, and build social capital.

Grow our future along with yours.

For an informal discussion with Katherine Fairclough, Chief Executive, please contact Helen Billinge, PA to the Chief Executive: [email protected]

Closing Date for Applications:  Wednesday 13 October 2021 at 16.00

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.  To this end, we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

Please note that due to current government restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we are only accepting applications electronically at this time.

Application is by CV plus a supporting statement of no more than 750 words. Please return your applications to: [email protected]

This information can be provided in alternative formats on request

About Us

As a Combined Authority our purpose is to improve the lives of the 1.6 million people we serve, here in one of the best places in the world.

We are hugely ambitious, determined to deliver a fairer, stronger, cleaner city region, where no one is left behind.

Working in partnership – we will use the powers and funding devolved to us to develop, fund and deliver programmes, projects and a transport system in the best interests of our residents.

In July, we approved our strategic plan, which provides the roadmap to delivery for the next three years and beyond.

It sets out five key priorities – to be a fairer, stronger, cleaner, connected and vibrant city region.

And it recognises three challenges, the cross-cutting themes of recovery, equality and sustainability, that are central to everything we do – and how we do it.

The Combined Authority is led by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and spans Liverpool City Region’s six local authorities – Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral. Together we are tackling the big issues that matter to us all, along with our partners and the people of our region.

Through working collaboratively, we can continue to deliver on the responsibilities devolved to us from national government and effectively invest devolved funds to make a real difference for the people who live here.

We have achieved great things in our first four years as a Combined Authority and have solid foundations to build on in the future. Our region is already world-famous for our culture, sport and as a visitor destination. We now have great ambition to grow both our national and international reach for our more recent strengths in key areas like health and life sciences and high-performance computing.

We are working to reach net zero carbon by 2040, ten years ahead of the national target, and green growth schemes such as our Mersey Tidal Power project will drive our economic recovery.

This is the perfect time to join us – at the start of a new Metro Mayoral term, with a newly appointed a Chief Executive and a fresh strategic plan, which provides the roadmap for delivery.

We are now moving forward together at pace, working to achieve the step change we need to deliver for the people of the City Region.

“We’re looking for an exceptional leader who will channel all the talent, energy, ideas and resourcefulness of our amazing city region”


Katherine Fairclough
Katherine Fairclough
Chief Executive of the LCRCA

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This information can be provided in alternative formats on request

Application is by CV plus a supporting statement of no more than 750 words. Please return your applications to: [email protected]


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