Cycling UK
Cycling UK

Charity number 1147607

Cycling UK’s vision is of a healthier, happier and cleaner world, because more people cycle. We want people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to be able to cycle safely, easily and enjoyably. Cycling UK has championed the cause of cycling for well over a century. We promote all forms of cycling, protect the interests of existing and would-be cyclists, and inspire people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to discover the joys of cycling.

As an independent, democratic and expert organisation, our activities reflect the commitment of our members, volunteers and partners to make cycling mainstream, making a lasting difference to the lives of individuals and communities.


Current vacancies

Programme Manager (Maternity Leave Cover)

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £38,000
  • Scotland - Home based
  • Closing 18th October 2021

A hugely exciting and challenging opportunity to manage the Bothy and Rural Connections programmes in Scotland with responsibility for project and financial management, as well as line management of the Senior Project Officers.

This multifaceted role spans across several Cycling UK projects in Scotland, alongside the Head of Development Scotland, to enable the effective and successful delivery of projects. Strong planning and management skills are a must, as well as a good understanding of the needs of different communities, including remote and rural populations. We are looking for somebody who has an aptitude towards building relationships, support, and who can motivate a team working at a distance.

This influential role is essential to the success of Cycling UK’s projects in compelling change and bettering the lives of others through cycling. Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.

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Development Officer – Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Scotland - Home based
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Advance within this innovative and engaging organisation, working to better lives through cycling.

The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme 2.0 is a fantastic initiative which will work with cycle repair organisations across Scotland to enable those most in need to access a cycle repair. The project will support more adults and children to either return to cycling or continue to cycle, especially those least able to afford cycle repairs, an outcome which will further our vision to get a million more people cycling!

This role is integral to the success of SCRS 2.0, supporting bike repair organisations to deliver the scheme, building relationships, managing and tracking the ongoing transactional data.

Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.

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Senior Project Officer - The Bothy

  • Full time
  • £26,520
  • Home Based in Scotland
  • Closing 4th October 2021

Would you like to excel within an innovative and engaging organisation that is working towards bettering the lives of others through cycling? Cycling UK believes that cycling enriches people’s lives and is an essential ingredient in happier, healthier communities. Our mission is to enable millions more people to cycle, and our development projects across Scotland are a vital part of achieving that mission.

The Bothy is a network of 5 place-based projects across Scotland aimed at supporting and encouraging walking, wheeling, and cycling. With activities such as led rides, health walks, bike loan schemes, hands-on support and guidance for individuals, organisations and businesses, the Bothies are embedded in their locations to help people make active travel choices and feel confident walking, wheeling, and cycling in their local area.

We are looking for a self-motivated, entrepreneurial individual to lead the success of The Bothy. Supporting your team of development officers, you will ensure that our impact is captured and communicated across a broad audience as we change lives for the better.

Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.

Explore the job description below for full details on this exciting opportunity.

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Development Officer x 5

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,000
  • Home based
  • Closing 22nd March 2021

Cycling UK, the UK cycling charity, is on a mission to inspire a million more people onto their bikes. This is a chance for you to drive change within this innovative and engaging organisation, working to better lives through cycling. You will perform within a team of development officers based across Scotland to deliver the Rural Connections project effectively.

Delivering walking, wheeling, and cycling activities to audiences of all ages and abilities, whilst working with local organisations to facilitate activities in the community to enable travel, you really will have the opportunity to change people’s lives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Home based in one of the following Local Authorities – East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire, and West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Cycling UK, the UK cycling charity, is on a mission to inspire a million more people onto their bikes. This is a chance for you to drive change within this innovative and engaging organisation, working to better lives through cycling.

Shift is a fantastic initiative, focusing on supporting community organisations deliver behaviour change activities to enable people to swap the car for a cycle for everyday journeys. You will have the opportunity to use your excellent organisation and planning skills to coordinate Cycling UK’s Shift project across several local authorities in Scotland. Communication is key in this opening as you will be the first point of contact for participants, partners, and other stakeholders within their local authorities.

Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity and change lives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Senior Project Officer – Shift

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Homebased - Scotland
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Advance within this innovative and engaging organisation, working to better lives through cycling.

Shift is a fantastic initiative, focusing on supporting community organisations deliver behaviour change activities to enable people to swap the car for a cycle for everyday journeys. This influential role is essential to the success of the Shift programme in compelling change and it will be up to you to use your excellent organisational and communication skills to manage and implement the project plan with your team of six development officers.

Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.

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This vacancy has now closed

Ardrishaig Bothy Project Coordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,000
  • Ardrishaig, Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 6th July 2021

Would you like to work within an innovative and engaging organisation that is working towards bettering the lives of others through cycling?

Cycling UK is the national cycling charity delivering national behaviour change programmes to increase cycling participation levels in non-cycling communities across the country. The Behaviour Change and Development Team run these projects engaging with thousands of people every year and are looking to extend the team in an exciting period of growth.

The Bothy is a localised, place-based partnership project run in the community surrounding the Crinan Canal within Mid-Argyll and aims create positive change to the way people travel, perceive and utilise the place they live and visit. The Bothy focuses on raising awareness of cycling and walking routes, increasing confidence of people’s travel journeys, creating partnerships to enable bikes on buses, and improve local route knowledge. It also offers a platform for the community to share feedback and suggestions on the place around them.

The role holder will coordinate partners and support engagement with walking, wheeling and cycling activities amongst communities along the Crinan Canal. Promoting activities on social media and promotion by other methods will be a key role. Managing and coordinating volunteers and ensuring procedures are followed prior to activities will be an important aspect of this role (with appropriate COVID19 safety considerations in place). Staffing The Bothy and ensuring there is good quality information on offer for the public via maps, access to apps and knowledge of partner organisations will be an ongoing role of The Bothy Project Coordinator.

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Play Together on Pedals Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Homebased – Glasgow city council area
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Cycling UK is an innovative and engaging organisation working towards bettering the lives of others through cycling, and we’re looking for a development officer to join us in our mission. Play Together on Pedals (PTOP) in Glasgow is a partnership project led by Cycling UK, Play Scotland, and Cycling Scotland.

If you’re passionate about community engagement, adept at project management, and you want to make a real change to people’s lives, this opportunity is for you.

The Play Together on Pedals programme supports young children and their families to discover the joy and freedom of bike riding. This role combines coordinating this impactful programme and managing the Glasgow Community Cycling Network; a collective of community-based active travel organisations across the city. No two days are the same in this role, it is interesting, challenging, and fulfilling.

If you could be the one to drive impact in this role in enabling more people to cycle in Glasgow, we want to hear from you!

Explore the job description for full details on this exciting opportunity. Complete the application form expressing why you are the right candidate for this opening and send to recruitment@cyclinguk.org.

Focus on gearing your supporting statement to exemplify how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly referring to both the job description and person specification. We assess your relative strengths directly against the specified criteria, please bear this in mind when writing your application.

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Programme Manager – Scotland (maternity leave cover)

  • Part time
  • £30,000 – £38,000 pro-rata
  • Home based in Scotland
  • Closing 16th August 2021

A hugely exciting and challenging opportunity to support a portfolio of Cycling UK projects in Scotland with responsibility for project and financial management, as well as line management of development officers and a senior project officer.

This multifaceted role spans across several Cycling UK projects in Scotland, alongside the head of development Scotland, to enable the effective and successful delivery of projects. Strong planning and management skills are a must, as well as a good understanding of the needs of different communities, including remote and rural populations. We are looking for somebody who has an aptitude towards building relationships, support, and who can motivate a team working at a distance.

This influential role is essential to the success of Cycling UK’s projects in compelling change and bettering the lives of others through cycling. Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.

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