Executive post

Leader of the Council - (Overall strategic direction of Council; Lead the Wirral Partnership; Lead Wirral across Liverpool City Region)




·  Setting of the Council’s Budget

·  Overall strategic direction of the Council

·  Effective governance of the Council

·  Lead the Wirral Partnership

·  Lead Wirral across the Liverpool City Region

·  Performance Management of the Authority

·  Chair the Wirral Cultural Partnership and member of Wirral Visitor Economy Board

·  Ensure the implementation of the 2018 Imagine Wirral Programme

·  Support the development and design of Wirral’s 2019 Borough of Culture Programme

·  Ensure Wirral’s most prominent and recognisable attractions and experiences are promoted to attract visitors from far and wide

·  Engage with local, regional and national arts and cultural organisations

·  Engage with external funders to identify any funding opportunities

·  Ensure the Council effectively communicates:

-  with residents

-  with key local partners

-  with staff

-  regionally

-  nationally

·  Engage residents and build ongoing relationships with residents and key organisations including behaviour change

·  Customer Contact / Access Wirral Transformation Programme




·  Enabling the Liverpool City Region to effectively transfer to a Mayoral model

·  Setting up a system to hold Cabinet Members to account for delivery of their responsibilities

·  Implement Wirral Together Strategy

·  Improved content and distribution of Wirral View

·  Lead on Residents Survey and analysis of findings and any required actions

·  Imagine Wirral Programme

·  Constitution review and implementation

·  Governance review and implementation

·  Council Digital Pan

·  Support the design of the 2019 Borough of Culture Programme

·  Action points are delivered for:

-  Culture Strategy




·  Wirral Partnership

·  Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

·  Local Government Association

·  Wirral Cultural Partnership

·  Key Cultural Organisations

·  External Funders: Arts Council England, Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund

·  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

·  LCR Cultural Partnership, LEP, Visitor Economy Network


Contact information

Email:  phildavies@wirral.gov.uk

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