Chief Executive

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: £155k to £170k

Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough. Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, as well as internationally renowned assets Aintree racecourse and Royal Birkdale, Sefton is a leading tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley ‘Another Place’ installation at Crosby, attractive beaches and dunes, and the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural settings.


As Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service you will provide strong, collaborative, visible, strategic leadership to ensure the delivery of excellent services to our communities. You will be an advocate for the Council and the Borough at a local, regional and national level and a key influencer who is able to shape outcomes that will benefit Sefton and the wider Liverpool City Region. With a ‘One Council’ ethos, you’ll ensure all staff embrace the values of the Council, putting communities at the heart of everything we do. We are therefore seeking inspirational candidates who will drive forward a high-performance culture and support change and innovation as we adapt to the fast-moving landscape of local government and public services.

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For more information please download the role profile, or contact Luke Judd at Starfish on 07435 270659 or via