Independent Chair of Mayoral and Performance Select Committee

Liverpool City Council is looking for an Independent Chair of the Mayoral and Performance Select Committee

About the role

The Mayoral and Performance Select Committee is a key component of the council's arrangements to support good governance at Liverpool City Council.

It will scrutinise the decisions of the Mayor of Liverpool in the context of the Mayoral Responsibilities as outlined within the Constitution, the Mayor's executive powers and to help support the council improve its corporate capacity and improve outcomes for residents.

Applicants will need to be contactable throughout the year.

Previous experience of chairing committees is helpful but not essential.

The successful applicant will need to be available to attend approximately five meetings of the committee in any year and any associated training and development events.

The role is not a job vacancy. Should you be appointed, you will not be a council employee. You will be entitled to be reimbursed for expenses but will not receive any allowance or remuneration.

More information can be found in the application pack below.

How to apply

Please download and read the application pack carefully.

Shortlisting for this appointment will be based upon an assessment of how applicants meet the criteria in the person specification as evidenced in the application.

In submitting your expression of interest candidates are asked to send:

  • a covering letter via email setting out relevant knowledge, skills and experience you will bring to the role (maximum of 2 sides of A4). Please also include email and relevant contact information.
  • CV if applicable.

The closing date for expressions of interest is Thursday 30th September 2021.

Please email your completed expression of interest to Mayoral​PerformanceChair​@liverpool.gov.uk or post it to: Assistant Director Governance Audit and Assurance, Liverpool City Council C/O Cunard Building, Water Street, Liverpool, L3 1AH.