About the role
Sustrans Scotland has an exciting opportunity for you to join us and influence real change in Scotland, to help drive
our vision forward, a vision of a more sustainable future in transport that has never been more relevant.
As the Network Development Manager, you will lead the delivery of infrastructure-related targets in line with our
Paths for Everyone Vision in Scotland. A key objective of this role is to ensure a continued pipeline of
infrastructure development projects for year-on-year construction.
In this role, you will manage of the National Cycle Network infrastructure delivery programme in Scotland including
overseeing, commissioning and tracking progress of internal teams (Network Development, Places for Everyone and
Design and Engineering) and delivery partners (i.e. local authorities & National Parks) involved in Network
Reporting to the Head of Programme, Network Development, you will lead a small team of Network Delivery Coordinators
and ensure agreement and delivery of their objectives.
You will build and manage internal and external relationships with key people in non-departmental public bodies,
those within local authorities and professional bodies.
We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and occasional travel to a nearby office hub.
Candidates should be based within the geographical area with regular travel expected to a nominated hub base in
Edinburgh or Glasgow.
You will be experienced in leading, motivating, and managing a team, with the capacity to support and develop others
to the best of their abilities.
You will be able to build relationships with ease, bringing with you experience of working cross-organisationally and
across multiple sectors.
With demonstrable experience of delivering infrastructure projects, you will have a working background within the
transport, transport consultancy or construction sectors. Your knowledge of local and regional transport
planning authorities and processes in Scotland will help you advocate for sustainable transport and better
places across the region.
You must be a skilled communicator with good stakeholder engagement skills, as you will play a key role in overseeing
contracts and agreements with delivery partners and external contractors.
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 and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive
employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from
What we offer
In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding
- 28 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
- We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to
- Group Personal Pension scheme with a 5% or 6% of basic salary contribution being matched by
- Bike, computer and season ticket loans
- Discount benefits
- London Weighting
Allowance of £4,195 for all those living within a London Borough (32 local authority districts plus the City of
- Death in Service benefit – 3 x annual Salary
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)