Sustrans Scotland is growing and we’re looking for individuals with a passion for changing the spaces we live in and move through in favour of people on foot or bike. Our Infrastructure programme, Places for Everyone provides support to 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.
Places for Everyone aims to create safer, more attractive, healthier places by increasing the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys showcase-sustrans.org.uk/about/places-for-everyone.
This role will support the successful delivery of Places for Everyone through dynamic leadership of a team of officers. You will also support partners in using best practice approaches to design, engagement and behaviour change.
With experience of urban design, transport planning or civil engineering, you will have skills in project management, and budget management. You will have experience of working with a wide range of delivery partners to design and deliver infrastructure projects
The ability to work independently and make decisions will be enhanced by your excellent written and verbal communications skills. .Your influencing and persuasion skills and your ability to build and maintain successful working relationships will help set new standards for projects in Scotland.
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: SUS2665)
Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery Support (ref: SUS2666)
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.
Sustrans, the charity that's making it easier for people to walk and cycle, is seeking to fill the following key vacancy within our Research & Monitoring unit:
Senior Evaluation Officer, Research & Monitoring Unit
£26,985 per annum
37.5 hours per week – based in Edinburgh
Sustrans Research & Monitoring Unit provides evidence on sustainable and active travel that is transparent and authoritative and which influences and shapes policy, practice and behaviour across the UK. These two roles will play an important part in developing our understanding of active travel in Scotland with responsibilities for evaluating major infrastructure programmes and leading aspects of our work focused on school travel and will include developing and managing a small team as well as overseeing aspects of our wider programme of monitoring, evaluation and appraisal work.
We are seeking creative, passionate and experienced individuals to join our team. If you have a good understanding of best practice in monitoring and evaluation techniques, have demonstrable project management skills and are a great communicator with the ability to present technical information in a clear way this could be the opportunity for you. You will be able to draw on a wide range of research methods and apply them to real world projects, have strong analytical skills, experience of working with partners and clients and know how to get the best out of others both through line management and task supervision. You will also be committed to the promotion of active and sustainable travel.