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Project Manager – Part Time (to possible Full Time)

About You
Are you good at managing a range of projects?

Do you want to work on new products across different sectors in the low carbon energy, environmental and innovation project space?

Can you use your talents and experience to help us deliver innovation to change the way we work? 

If so, read on….
Home working, ideally based in NE England or SE Scotland, flexibility on hours, initially part-time with possibility of full-time, if you wish.

• You are interested in a part-time role with flexibility that we can discuss at interview.

• You like to find innovative solutions to advance interesting projects.

• You thrive on a mixture of desk and site based work.

• You are conversant with project management tools and techniques.

• At first, the role will be part-time, however, there may be potential to increase to full-time hours, if preferred.

We don’t expect applicants to meet every single desired description.

If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified, and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

About The Role
• You will champion projects you lead and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
• You will undertake on-site sampling, monitoring and supervision at relevant sites, such as mine water treatment schemes and solar installations.
• You will work with other Project Managers within the Team to fulfil the objectives of the organisation.
• You will use best practice Project Management to lead the delivery of a range of Innovation projects.

For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.


Application closing date: 28th February 2023

Sifting date: 3rd March 2023 

Interviews: 8-10th March 2023

(If you are unavailable on these interview dates, please make us aware, and we will look at alternative dates)

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

About The Coal Authority
Our benefits:

  • A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%!
  • A choice of working patterns; full-time, part-time, job-share!
  • Adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Diversity Network Groups
  • Mental Health Allies
  • Civil Service Sports and Social club
  • Employee discounts
  • Annual medicals
  • £15 per month towards wellbeing
  • A recognition scheme, where you receive extra money or vouchers
  • Flexi-time to give employees freedom to vary their hours around personal preferences and commitments.
  • Generous holiday allowance – 27.5 days annual leave, plus the ability to flex an extra 6 days in addition to 8 public holidays
  • On-site free parking, tea, coffee and soft drinks in the Mansfield office
  • Sponsorship and professional qualifications support
  • Professional subscriptions paid
Working with us:
We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.
With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important.
Who we are:
Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with.

We’re united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.
We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping everyone and everything safe from mine water pollution.
We are excited about what our future holds.

Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK.

By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.
We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values.

We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
Here at TCA we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our communities.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer.

We are committed to developing a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community.

We encourage applications from people from different backgrounds, identities, cultures and beliefs.

Diversity is vital to our success and innovation and is fundamental to our values of being trusted, inclusive and progressive.
As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, we provide a guaranteed interview to applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria who are disabled or from a minority ethnic community.

If you require any reasonable adjustments or alternative format application forms you can get in touch with us by contacting the team by email at or by phone on 01623 637000.

  • Start: 03/02/2023
  • Rate: £41,083 - £43,150
  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Contact: Admin The Coal Authority
  • Tel: 01623 637149
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0092
  • Posted: 2023-02-03 18:01:04 -

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