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Programme Manager - 2 year FTC

About You
Do you have experience of Programme Management in the delivery of Enterprise Resource Planning systems?
Are you a strategic thinker, able to formulate effective delivery plans and make key decisions based on the programme needs as well as managing risk and opportunities accordingly?
Are you a great motivator and collaborator, with the ability to develop and support a team to focus on outcomes and deliver to an agreed set of objectives?
If so, read on....
We are looking for a delivery focussed programme manager with a background in delivery of digital and business change projects.

Ideally you will come from a digital and enterprise resource planning background.
You will understand the importance of risk management at project, programme and portfolio level, and have a good working knowledge of effective governance and controls.
You will have good commercial skills with the ability to track and manage programme costs within agreed limits, and anticipate commercial implications of any programme issues that emerge.

You'll be focussed on continuous improvement and will drive change to create efficiencies in delivery.

You will be a team player, who can influence and improve others.

You'll be a great communicator and collaborator, with experience of working across multiple internal and external teams, and with external suppliers and customers.

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 will be responsible for the effective delivery of the Coal Authority’s Business Systems Replacement programme (across HR, finance and procurement systems), including process, technical and cultural change.
Working closely with the Programme Sponsor, Business Change Manager and Project Manager.

Managing a significant revenue budget for the project.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring the programme team is in place and effective, that the implementation is successful, and supporting the business to embed the change and realise the benefits.
Effectively leading a team of professionals to ensure that the Business Systems Replacement Programme is delivered to time, budget and quality requirements.

Working with resource managers to ensure sufficient resources, capacity, technical skills are available to deliver the Programme and identify the additional skills or development areas, whilst working closely with other Principal and Programme Managers to share lessons learnt across programmes and to drive forward continuous improvement in project and programme delivery.
Role location: Hybrid with requirements to be on site in Mansfield at least 2 days per week
For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.


Application closing date: 1st April 2024
Sifting date: 2nd April 2024
Interviews: Will take place on 9th, 10th and 18th April
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
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Generous holiday allowance – 27.5 days annual leave, plus the ability to flex an extra 6 days in addition to 8 public holidays
  • Adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Support with professional qualifications
  • Payment of one annual professional subscription
  • Free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Diversity Network Groups
  • Mental Health Allies
  • Employee discounts available through Edenred
  • Annual health check
  • £15 per month towards wellbeing activities
  • Civil Service Sports and Social club
  • A values based recognition scheme
  • On-site free parking, tea, coffee and soft drinks in the 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.

  • Start: 18/03/2024
  • Rate: £46,125 - £56,375
  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Consultancy
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Contact: Admin The Coal Authority
  • Tel: 01623 637149
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0269
  • Posted: 2024-03-18 13:48:03 -

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