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Community & Emergency Response Director - The Coal Authority

Posted 5 days ago

  • Contact: Public Sector Search
  • Expiry Date: 04 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 10740

Community & Emergency Response Director

Up to £80,000

As a non-departmental public body and a partner organisation of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), it is our mission to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas. We use our skills, knowledge and expertise to inform and support the environmental, social and economic priorities of the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments – significantly contributing to the aim of cleaner, greener, Nations for all. We are an inclusive, agile and progressive organisation whose impact belies our size.

As our new Community & Emergency Response Director you will lead a newly formed directorate consisting of Incident and Emergency Response, Post Incident Learning Review, Community Response and Business Intelligence/Executive Support Teams. You will lead the development of our strategy, policies and procedures that will support us in being a modern 24/7 incident and emergency response organisation. You will forge and develop strong relationships with our stakeholders and partners. As the leader of our business-critical operations, you will enhance our community engagement, ensuring our customers remain at the heart of what we do.

As an experienced leader of customer-facing operations, you will have a proven ability to drive and embed customer-centric change, that facilitates a culture of continuous improvement. You will have the influencing and communication skills to rapidly gain the confidence and trust of stakeholders, partners and the community.

The Coal Authority embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. 

For further information please contact our Green Park Executive Search consultant Jon Morrison on, or to apply, please visit  

We want to make sure we do all we can to make your role a positive experience for you. Therefore, if you require adjustments or additional support, please get in contact who will provide you with what you need.

Closing date no later than midnight, Friday 4 June 2021.