Assistant Permitting & Licensing Manager

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Assistant Permitting & Licensing Manager


£23,500 – £26,000

My client is looking to bring in an Assistant Permitting & Licensing Manager to join their team in Mansfield on a permanent basis.

About the role:

Would you enjoy the challenge of helping protect the public from hazards related to former coal mines by assessing developer’s proposals to investigate and remediate their mining property?

If you do, this is a great opportunity for you. You’ll become an important part of a small team that has diverse skills and experience, but all share a commitment to support each other in what is a unique role.

The Permitting and Licensing team performs key functions such as discharging statutory responsibilities in relation to managing access to their underground property and licensing. The team is part of the Development Department that includes the Planning and Property Teams.

My client issues around 2100 permits per year, providing permission for investigation and remediation of coal mining legacy including mine entries, mine workings and unworked coal. They also licence underground and surface coal mines in Great Britain and regulate agreements to access underground property for other purposes.

Main purpose of the job

  • To support the Permitting and Licensing Managers in undertaking and managing Permits to developers and consultants to investigate and treat the coal estate.
  • To support the Permitting and Licensing Managers in undertaking and managing applications for statutory licences and other agreements and to administer extant licences and agreements.
  • To develop and manage relationships with clients, partners and stakeholders and provide specialist internal and external advice.

About you:

You will be a technically minded and team-focussed individual. Able to use your own initiative whilst working at pace and maintaining an eye for detail. You will need to be consistent in your methodology, with careful consideration of established policies, procedures and guidance. Having excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong negotiating skills.

You will have:

  • Experience of reading and interpreting data, maps and plans
  • Experience of geotechnical engineering and site-based drilling works
  • Experience of interpreting and reporting on mining legacy data
  • Experience of dealing with difficult situations and people
  • Experience of geotechnical risk assessments
  • Qualified within Geology, Mining or Geotechnical disciplines
  • A commitment to progress your professional development in this area

Application closing date: Tuesday 9th November 2021

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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