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Principal Construction HSW and Environment Manager

Job details
Posting date: 31 May 2024
Salary: £46,125 to £51,250 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Mansfield, Midlands, NG18 4RG
Company: The Coal Authority
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 53165264


About You
Are you a health, safety and environmental professional ready to lead a team of highly motivated and experienced construction advisors?
Would you like to take a leading role in our work to provide a better future for people and the environment in Britain’s complex mining legacy ?
If so, read on.......

You'll have,

- Substantial experience of operational management in a mining, construction, civil engineering or related discipline and in a health and safety and/or environmental management role
- Excellent communication, management and analytical skills
- Nebosh General or Construction Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or other relevant QCF level 6 qualification

We are really interested in hearing from you if you have some or all of the following skills or experience

- Experience of dealing with the health, safety and environmental aspects of coal mining related legacy issues (e.g. structural/ground stability, water and gas hazards)
- Experience of implementing and delivery of health, safety and environmental management systems in major infrastructure projects
- Experience of maintaining a behavioural safety focussed management system
- Experience in overseeing supply chain health and safety performance

About The Role
You will support the Head of HSW and Facilities Department in delivering strategic leadership, developing relevant strategies and implementing action plans and objectives.

You will lead on HSW management and support for our contract managers on construction related contracts including our minewater treatment scheme construction, operation and maintenance, our work to protect the public from the hazards arising for former mining activities including dealing with remediation of subsidence and emerging major infrastructure projects
You will lead a team of experienced and professional Construction Health, Safety Wellbeing and Environment Advisors

To find out more about the role, take a look at the job description.

Role location: Hybrid working (on average 2 days working out of our Mansfield office)


Application closing date: 17th June 2024
Sifting dates: 19th & 20th June 2024
Interviews: w/c 24th June 2024
(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 cutting-edge pension scheme with an impressive employer contribution rate of approximately 28.97%.
- Experience our values-based recognition scheme that celebrates your contributions.
- Flexibility in working patterns, whether it's full-time, part-time, or compressed hours.
- Embrace flexible working arrangements tailored to your needs.
- Enjoy a generous holiday allowance of 27.5 days annually, plus the flexibility to add 6 extra days to that, alongside 8 public holidays.
- Benefit from a comprehensive parental leave policy with 26 weeks of full pay (subject to eligibility).
- Get support to further your professional qualifications and payment for one annual professional subscription.
- Access a free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme to support your well-being.
- Unlock exclusive employee discounts
- Ensure your well-being with an annual health check and receive £15 monthly towards well-being activities.
- Enjoy the convenience of on-site free parking, along with complimentary tea, coffee, and soft drinks at our Mansfield office.

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.

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