Assistant Director - Digital and Information

About YouAre you passionate about using technology and information to deliver great outcomes? Do you have the skills and experience to guide a team of digital and data experts in a dynamic and complex environment? Do you want to make a difference to an organisation that enhances and protects the environment and communities we serve? If so, then join us in shaping our future as our new Assistant Director of Digital and InformationYou’ll bring your track record of leading successful change programmes and proven experience in developing and translating strategy into actionable goals. Championing a forward-thinking mind-set, you’ll identify and implement cutting-edge technologies to support our business objectives. You’ll have good knowledge of a range of technologies and technical disciplines.  This will be paired with exceptional communication skills, and you will be capable of translating complex concepts for diverse audiences and influencing at all levels. Above all you’ll be a great leader, comfortable working collaboratively across the organisation and with our partners to deliver our vision of making a better future for people and the environment in mining areas. We don’t expect applicants to meet every single desired experience.

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 RoleThis role is all about driving our digital and information strategy to help us deliver great outcomes for the environment and the communities we serve.  You’ll guide the way in redefining what’s possible. You’ll lead our talented digital and information teams, encouraging a culture of innovation and collaboration to deliver high quality digital and information services. Working with teams across the organisation, you’ll shape and develop modern and resilient systems that streamline processes for our people, and enhance experiences for our customers and partners. You’ll build partnerships and harness the power of our information and data to help people make informed decisions in mining areas. Role location: Activity based onsite (two days in the Mansfield office per week).For more information about the role please refer to the job description.Schedule:Closing date: 24th March 2024Sifting date: 25th March 2024Interviews: w/c 1st April 2024(If you are unavailable on these interview dates please make us aware, and we will look at alternative dates) Security:Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Right to Work and Immigration requirements.About The Coal AuthorityOur benefits:
A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%A choice of working patterns; full-time, part-time, job-shareFlexible working arrangements availableGenerous holiday allowance – 27.5 days annual leave, plus the ability to flex an extra 6 days in addition to 8 public holidaysAdoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)Support with professional qualificationsPayment of one annual professional subscriptionFree, confidential Employee Assistance ProgrammeDiversity Network GroupsMental Health AlliesEmployee discounts available through EdenredAnnual health check£15 per month towards wellbeing activitiesCivil Service Sports and Social clubA values based recognition schemeOn-site free parking, tea, coffee and soft drinks in the Mansfield officeWorking 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.

  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Salary: £73,429 - £81,588
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Posted: 08-Mar-2024
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