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Strategic Head of Service - Transactional Finance

Liverpool City Council
Liverpool, Merseyside
£80,712 - £84,842
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

Are you an inspirational, strategic leader with a background in the delivery of Revenues and Benefit Services, Adult Social Care Financial Assessments, alongside other Transactional Services? Do you have the credibility, confidence and skills to deliver a high-performing, customer-centric service and want to join us on our improvement journey?

You will need excellent relationship management skills and experience of leading strategic improvement initiatives. You will embed a high-performance, high-quality, customer-centric culture leading the service to continually improve being the best that it can be. You will champion personal and professional growth, alongside the health and wellbeing of your teams, ensuring an inclusive, empowering approach to constantly improve and achieve the best outcomes.

Are you looking for your next opportunity to develop your career? We offer:

  • 31 days leave (increasing to 35 days after 5 years)
  • Competitive salary
  • Empowerment to shape the improvement journey

Liverpool is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making our city a better place. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025 and we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.  Public service is more important than ever, and this role represents a real opportunity to make a difference to our communities by transforming the way we work and placing our residents at the heart of everything we do.

The ideal candidate will be a strong, strategic and inspirational leader, an exceptional collaborator capable of bringing together, inspiring and enabling diverse teams and partners to deliver results. You will be resilient, comfortable with scrutiny, change, complexity and uncertainty and will be able to navigate and manage different stakeholder needs and multiple demands in a fast-paced environment.

Ultimately, you will demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to making a difference for residents, you will role model our values and be an ambassador for the Council. 

Why Liverpool?

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with its rich culture, affordable housing, stunning waterfront and our beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!

Jude Green, our Director of Transactional Finance Services warmly invites your application:

‘This is a huge opportunity to join my team, shaping the future of our service and meeting the ambitious targets we have set.  Liverpool is on an exciting improvement journey and we are committed to being the best that we can be as an employer of choice.  Why not come and join us and, be part of our story making a difference to our residents’

If you would like any further information, or an informal discussion, please contact Jude directly on

Shortlisting will be completed during the w/c 4th March 2024 and final interviews will take place in the afternoon the 11th March and 20th March 2024.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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