Learning & Development Business Partner Scotland

  • Full time or Part time
  • £37,004 – £44,041
  • Hybrid, Scotland
  • Closing 22nd May 2022

  • Advertised from 29th April 2022
  • 9 month FTC. Up to 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working.
  • Ref: SUS3641


As the Learning & Development Business Partner for Sustrans in Scotland you will work across Programmes and Functions, working closely with Heads and Managers in Scotland, to identify learning and development requirements. A main focus of the role is to support colleagues who are moving into new roles, identifying internal and external training opportunities and developing packages of learning for colleagues.

You will work closely with the HR Business Partner for Scotland as well as Learning and Development colleagues based elsewhere in the UK to ensure that Scotland gets access to UK learning and development opportunities and avoids duplication.

This role may require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake training on behalf of Sustrans. Candidates should be based within Scotland, with travel expected to a nominated hub/office base in Glasgow or Edinburgh and the flexibility to work from home available.

About you

You will be a skilled and effective communicator, with proven experience of an inclusive approach to learning and development in a complex organisation.

You will have previously developed and delivered an action plan for learning and development in an organisation, working collaboratively both externally and across the organisation, to understand and embed best practise.

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 ongoing working from home (or a nearby Sustrans office when it’s safe to do so) and 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

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, Sunday 22nd May 2022.

Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week 6th June

If you wish to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Graham.moss@sustrans.org.uk

To apply, please complete our online application form.

More details about the roles can be found at sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies/learning-development-business-partner

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 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!