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Senior Project Officer, Active Travel Strategy

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,804
  • Glasgow City Council offices at least 4 days per week with possible flexibility to work from home a proportion of the time
  • Closing 4th November 2021

  • Advertised from 21st October 2021
  • Salary pro rata for part time hours. Up to 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working.
  • SUS3401


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 to become a member of our team.

We now have an exciting opportunity to be part of a truly collaborative team, assisting in the delivery of shared priorities for active travel, developing, plans policies and proposals as set out within Glasgow City Council Active Travel Strategy and Sustrans-specific tasks related to the charity’s objectives. The role will be involved in liaising with funders, facilitating community / public engagement and initiating and supporting delivery of new / improved infrastructure.

About You

We are looking for someone with a relevant qualification or significant work experience in transport planning, land use planning, urban design, traffic engineering, sustainable transport project delivery or similar. You will have experience of working with local authorities, in community engagement or behaviour change projects and experience of project management and partnership working.

If you are passionate about health, sustainability or the environment and want to work somewhere you can make a big impact, then please get in touch!

What We Offer?


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant.

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together!

Application notes

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Thursday 4 November 2021.

Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week of Monday 8 November 2021.

To find out more about the role, visit the job listing on our website

To apply, please complete our online application form.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes disabled people, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.