Chief Executive

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire (GB)
Competitive + Benefits
11 Dec 2017
15 Jan 2018
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

The Coal Authority is a non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Our legacy mission is to protect the public and the environment in mining areas, by providing expert advice, creative and agile solutions and evaluate the impacts of mining from all angles. We have over 20 years’ experience in public services and managing property, safety and environment risks and are aiming to be a world leader in resolving the impacts of mining. This long term legacy work is managed by a grant in aid from BEIS and is approaching £3 billion.

We have, over the past 5 years began a transformation journey to enable us to deliver our statutory duties side by side as well as serve our increasing customer base.

We’re a forward thinking, values driven organisation with a clear vision. We’re agile, inventive and are becoming, increasingly commercially-focussed and we look to continue to diversify to generate further revenue streams.

The Coal Authority now seeks to appoint an exceptional Chief Executive to lead the organisation and implement our strategy and vision. This is a really exciting time to join us as we continue to transform and expand our range of commercial products and services to developers, infrastructure providers, homebuyers and internationally.

Candidates for this role will have drive, exceptional leadership qualities and a passion for continuous improvement. Applications would be welcomed from individuals with experience of leading an organisation of similar size and complexity and a strong track record of managing transformational change. You will also have exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills, with the ability to influence at all levels across the public and private sector. The successful candidate will be a strong, energetic leader who brings impact and credibility, and the ability to motivate and inspire.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Coal Authority on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please click Apply and use reference FAQMA. Alternatively email or telephone 020 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Monday 15 January 2018.

The Coal Authority is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds.