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Senior Project Officer, Public Transport Integration

  • Full time
  • £28,499 – £33,918
  • Hybrid with offices in Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 24th August 2022

  • Advertised from 9th August 2022
  • Up to 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
  • SUS3773


About the role

As the Senior Project Officer you will report to the National Partnerships Manager. And as a member of the Strategic Partnerships team, you will work closely with the Business Development team as well as with colleagues working across Sustrans.

The main purpose of this role is to support the Scottish Government in realising their Active Travel in Scotland 2030 vision, where public transport integrated with walking, cycling and wheeling provides an attractive alternative to car use for longer journeys.

The position will involve maintaining and growing Sustrans partnerships with public transportation providers while collaborating with partner organisations to find potential for investment in active travel infrastructure.

You will be implementing and updating the Sustrans’ Public Transport Integration Strategy. And provide in-house specialist advice, training and development to Sustrans colleagues on public transport integration.

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans.

We offer true hybrid working, a mix of home working and time within our new Hubs in Edinburgh and Glasgow flexible working patterns to suit individual circumstances. On occasion, there may be travel, and possible overnight stays required.

About you

We will look for evidence of your experience of developing and implementing strategies, policies and plans. As well as the ability to create project proposals and funding bids.

We ask you demonstrate your knowledge and experience of transport planning/ sustainable transport/active travel. Alongside a good understanding of the wider benefits of integrated sustainable transport.

You will have demonstrable experience in project management, with the ability to communicate and build relationships with a range of partners at various levels.

We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups. Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity & respect.

What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working, a mix of home working and days in a Sustrans Hub nearby to suit you and your teams working style; a truly flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.


• 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)

Application notes

View the vacancy on our website

Additional information

• Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 24 August 2022.

• Interviews will take place via MS Teams on 05 September 2022

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at

About Sustrans

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.

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 employers across sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

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