Project Manager

The Coal Authority
30283.00 - 42160.00 GBP Annual
09 Mar 2018
23 Mar 2018
Job Type

The Coal Authority has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team based in Mansfield. You will work on a full time, permanent basis and receive a highly competitive salary of GBP30,283 -GBP42,160.

Do you want to be recognised as a leading expert in the water and environmental engineering industry? If so, this is your chance to be part of a fast moving and innovative projects team delivering the next generation of mine water treatment schemes to resolve the impacts of mining

About us

We are based in Nottinghamshire, England. We provide expert advice and creative solutions to manage the public safety and environmental issues from coal and metal mining. We have an ambitious 5 year plan to expand our services, providing advice and services to governments and public bodies in the UK and overseas.

The Environment team as a whole is responsible for addressing the issues of water pollution from abandoned coal and metal mines across Britain by developing new schemes and supporting the operation of over 70 existing mine water treatment schemes.

It's a vibrant and fast moving team with individuals from various backgrounds in civil engineering, contaminated land, highways, construction & the armed forces. Between us we can be working on over 40 projects at any one time.

Project Manager - Job Role

This is an exciting and challenging role within our Environment team. We're looking for an engineering project manager to help deliver refurbishment and new build minewater treatment schemes. Many of these schemes are in challenging environments with multiple stakeholders and constraints and will require innovative and efficient solutions.

As our Project Manager you will be:

- Joining the Projects team and helping to manage a portfolio of varied projects to remediate contaminated water from both coal & historic metal mines through the development of new schemes as well as the refurbish existing assets.
- Taking some ownership and accountability for stages of project delivery.
- Helping to manage and deliver an annual budget of GBP 5M.
- Preparing project investment board papers to obtain funding.
- Managing stakeholders and statutory bodies to obtain consents & permissions.
- Working closely with our technical, operations, innovations & R&D teams to find the best solutions and maximise commercial opportunities for each scheme.
- Identifying and delivering external opportunities, including developing tenders for new business opportunities.

Our ideal Project Manager will need:

- Experience of project management

- Experience of working on engineering / construction projects from conception to build

- Mechanical and electrical qualification or experience of working on pumping stations advantageous
- A relevant qualification (or working towards) for your area of expertise or able to demonstrate relevant suitable experience.
- Budget, programme & risk management skills
- An ability to manage and prioritise a high-volume workload & multiple projects
- Experience in managing stakeholders
- Experience of managing consultants and contractors through the NEC suite of contracts
- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and self-motivation
- An open mind to find innovative solutions
- Commercial acumen & client management skills

In return, as our Project Manager, we offer a competitive salary plus excellent benefits including Civil Service Pension, 27.5 days plus Bank Holidays + 6 days Flexi Leave, Performance Related Pay Bonus, Gym Membership contribution plus more.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Project Manager then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!