Spatial Planning Policy Officer - Closed

Date posted: 20/05/2019

Closing date: 10 June, 2019 12:00 am

Hours per week: 35 hours

Salary: £28,977 - £34,918

Location: Merseyside

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed Term for 2 years

Job Description:

Policy and Strategic Commissioning Directorate

 Spatial Planning Officer

£28,977 – £34,918


The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is growing a team of professional, engaged individuals to deliver our vision for an inclusive, globally competitive city region at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse.   This is an exciting time for us, having successfully negotiated and secured a Devolution Agreement with Government and elected the City Region’s first ever metro Mayor.


The Liverpool City Region has a historic opportunity right now: it is growing, with a strong base of innovative and resilient SMEs; it is upgrading its economic infrastructure, linked to Northern Powerhouse Rail, HS2 and improved local connectivity; and an unrivalled quality of life proposition based on cultural intensity and affordable living costs. Yet, like all post-industrial cities, we need to work hard to ensure the benefits reach all citizens.


The Spatial Planning team are responsible for the development of the first City Region Spatial Development Strategy which will be instrumental in shaping the development of the City Region.


As the successful candidate you will work to support the Head of Spatial Planning supporting the Combined Authority’s (CA) activity with regard spatial planning including the development of the Liverpool City Region Spatial Development Strategy. You will undertake planning policy research, policy development and management of any such policy development and research.


Candidates will need a strong understanding of the context and environment that the Combined Authority operates and will be able to demonstrate experience of spatial planning policy development.


Closing Date for Applications: Monday 10 June 2019


Application forms and further details are available from The HR Team, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN, or by visiting our website at



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