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Regional Project Manager South Yorkshire and North West

About You
Do you want to be part of a team providing expert advice and creative solutions to manage public safety and subsidence issues associated with historical coal mining?
Do you enjoy meeting people and working with members of the public?
Can you use your project and people management skills to help us deliver our objectives?
If so, read on ...

You will manage, plan and prioritise a portfolio of projects in your regional area, working alongside the project team, contractors and our customers.
You will ensure adequate investigations are carried out in order to determine the Authority’s liability, ensure that correct project resourcing is in place and achieving the public safety & subsidence team’s assigned targets, performance and overall objectives.

Above all you’ll have excellent communications and engagement skills, with experience of delivering multiple projects in order to achieve corporate objectives.

We don’t expect candidates to meet every single desired qualification.

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’ll be responsible for the project management of historical coal mining claims and incidents in the South Yorkshire and the North West region of England.
Working collaboratively with the project team, regional contractors, especially your principal project manager to prioritise, deliver and effectively manage all of your project portfolio.

Actively promoting the organisations equalities, diversity and inclusion ethos through messaging, products and events.

This is a great opportunity to influence how we work with colleagues across the organisation and members of the public to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.

Role location: Home based, working in South Yorkshire and the North West.

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


Application closing date: Monday 1st May 2023

Sifting date: Tuesday 2nd May 20023
Interviews: Thursday 4th and Friday 5th May 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 values based recognition scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements 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: 14/04/2023
  • 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: 0124
  • Posted: 2023-04-14 16:03:03 -

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