Recruitment Spotlight

Every week we will spotlight 5 job opportunities from our six directorates at Liverpool City Council. If you thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you. Help us change the narrative at the council.

Street Lighting Principal Engineer

Street Lighting

We are looking to recruit an experienced, knowledgeable and competent Principle Engineer Street Lighting to join our Highways Project Delivery Team. Ensuringthe correct administration of contracts and programmes is maintained across the Highways and Transport division, and ensuring work is validated in strict compliance with contract conditions and applicable legislation and public regulations. You will provide specialist commercial support to the service on procurement and contractual matters.

Working alongside the project delivery team, you will ensure the contractual control and cost management of a substantial number of key highways projects, worth in excess of £100m over the next few years. You will have exposure to the full project/scheme lifecycle with involvement across pre-construction through to project/scheme delivery. As the successful applicant, you will manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement and be involved with the final account negotiation to ensure the best possible outcome. We are looking for candidates who can assess contract risk and work with the delivery team to develop and manage mitigation plans.

For more information on this role please visit our recruitment site.

Apprentice Travel Trainer


Do you enjoy working with young people and have a real desire to make a difference to their lives? This is the role for you.

An opportunity has arisen in our Children & Young People’s, Early Help Team for an Apprentice Travel Trainer.

You will provide support and train children with special educational needs to enable them to travel more independently.

You will support the planning, co-ordination and delivery of travel training, to the required standard, to a wide range of young people with a variety of needs, to assist them to travel independently to access education, college, work experience, and leisure activities.

You will assist in the design, delivery and evaluation of training programmes, adhering to required standards, to special schools and appropriate mainstream schools in Liverpool, improving outcomes for disabled children within the social model of disability.

For more information on this role please visit our recruitment site.

ICT Technical Analyst


Liverpool City Council is recruiting a Technical Analyst to join our lively Operation Support Group, working across the ICT Service Desk and 2nd Line Support team.

In this varied and exciting position your role will be providing 1st and 2nd Line Customer Service to high quality standards using contact centre technology. You will log/co-ordinate customer calls and manage incident resolution, returning customer service to normal as quickly as possible with minimum disruption to the business. Working to agreed OLA/SLAs to ensure levels of availability and service are maintained, the post holder will apply ICT knowledge to resolve the incident or escalate for resolution.

The ideal candidate will have experience troubleshooting, resolving and triaging a wide range of ICT issues, will be organised and comfortable working in a busy ICT environment. The ability to work as part of a team is essential, as well as being able to function as an individual. 

For more information on this role please visit our recruitment site.

SEND Business Support Officer


Liverpool City Council’s children and young people’s services are seeking a Business Support Officer to provide imperative support to the teams that make a difference in the lives of children and young people with special educational needs.

The successful post holder will be required to support the SEN assessment and pupil support team in providing high quality business support to a team of officers serving a group of schools, settings and families.

You will be responsible for liaising with service users including families, schools and other local authorities (LA) departments in our busy office. This will include verbal and electronic correspondence and involve the use of computer databases to generate written correspondence.

The role will be based in Parklands, Conleach Road, Liverpool, L24.

For more information on this role please visit our recruitment site.

Finance Business Partner


We have an exciting new opportunity for a Finance Business Partner (Schools) to join our financial management service (FMS) providing dedicated technical financial advice, support and assurance to schools, colleges and other education settings and support services.

As an experienced accountant with significant experience of local government finance, you will bring experience of customer focus and a proven ability in effective budget/financial management. You will be responsible for the development of the scheme for financing maintained schools and the funding framework for schools. This will include the development of the schools funding formula; ensuring that the Council is able to fulfil all of its statutory duties in relation to financing and funding of schools, high needs and SEN, early years providers and central education provision.

For more information on this role please visit our recruitment site.

Our residents deserve the very best from those who serve them. If you want to make a difference to the lives of those who live and work in our city, explore our current vacancies and the benefits of working with us.

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