Sustrans
Sustrans

Charity registered in Scotland SC039263

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute.


Current vacancies

Infrastructure Manager, Places for Everyone

  • Full time
  • £31,028
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th October 2019

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by joining our Infrastructure team in Scotland:

This exciting role will have the responsibility of managing the delivery of the Places for Everyone challenge fund. Supported by Scottish Government, Places for Everyone is an annual challenge fund for the delivery of safe and attractive infrastructure that enables more walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys. In this role you will manage the delivery of a wide range of projects and will work in partnership with an equally wide array of partners. Projects can range from rural paths, to urban crossings, to town wide strategy development and all require an open, fair and robust application process which this role will review and strengthen.

With substantial experience overseeing the planning, development and delivery of projects in the urban environment, including the co-ordination of funding bids and budget management, you will have previously worked in partnership with other groups and organisations and have the ability to influence key decision makers, politicians and transport directors. To achieve this, your written and verbal communications skills will be excellent as will be your negotiation and advocacy skills. You will also have a good understanding of Scotland’s political and physical geography and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

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Infrastructure Officer x 2

  • Full time
  • £24,446
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th August 2019

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit a number of people with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure Delivery team.

Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery (ref: SUS2713)

Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery Support (ref: SUS2714)

Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit a number of people with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure team showcase-sustrans.org.uk/about/places-for-everyone

We are seeking candidates from a range of backgrounds including urban design, landscape architecture, planning, civil engineering, community engagement and behaviour change, amongst others. As part of the team, you will contribute to the delivery of high quality urban realm projects with a focus on people and place across Scotland.

Joining Sustrans Scotland as an Infrastructure Officer, you will be part of the Places for Everyone team, who support a range of partners to design and develop inspirational projects that restore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking, cycling and wheeling.

Sustrans Scotland offers a range of benefits including flexible hours and home-working arrangements. We are filling a number of full time vacancies, and we also welcome applications from candidates seeking job share or part time employment.

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Behaviour Change Officer, Street Design

  • Full time
  • £24,446
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th September 2019

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step in your journey by applying for the following key vacancy and join our team in Scotland.

This exciting and challenging role is to work as part of the Street Design team delivering a range of projects across Scotland. Conducting on street and desk based research and identifying physical and social barriers to walking, cycling and accessing the local area, will result in the planning and delivery of a range of activities with communities and stakeholder groups which will overcome those barriers and encourage more sustainable travel choices.

With a good standard of education and experience of effective behaviour change project delivery and community engagement, of workshop design and facilitation and of organising and delivering community events, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent presentation and administrative skills and the ability to motivate and enthuse others. The ability to develop productive working relationships and experience of working with behaviour change tools is also required as is IT literacy and an understanding of the benefits of active travel. You will also be committed to the promotion is sustainable transport.

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