Senior Active Travel Project Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,500
  • Based in Stirling with travel throughout Forth Valley, with some home working*.
  • Closing 30th May 2022

  • Advertised from 11th May 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term until 31st March 2023, extension to contract subject to the confirmation of additional funding.


Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity leading the way on connecting people and place. FEL supports more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; encourages more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and helps increase the lifespan of our everyday items.

The following values underpin our activity as an organisation:

  • People first - Investing in our team to ensure we can provide tailored support where it is needed most.
  • Enabling – Delivering activity in a way that is practical, easy to understand and accessible to everyone.
  • Collaborative - Ensuring we work in partnership to add value where we can.
  • Innovative - Testing and developing new ideas and being a catalyst for change.
  • Passionate – Demonstrating a love for the environment and our place within it in everything we do.
  • Fair – Working in a way that is inclusive and reflects the needs of the people and communities we work with.

Our strategic approach reflects our ambition as an organisation and recognises the role third sector will perform in delivering national outcomes at a local and regional level.

About the Role

The Senior Project Officer will help to deliver our Active Travel programme across Forth Valley, focussing on our Employer Engagement. The successful candidate will work with employers and employees to promote active travel for commuting and wellbeing. The role will specifically work with NHS Forth Valley, not only to promote active travel with staff but also lead on patient health projects.

The Senior Project Officer will manage a small team to deliver engagement activities and shape the employer services FEL offers to encourage behaviour change in the workplace. The candidate should be proactive and seek out new partnerships whilst also helping with FEL’s wider activity, including co-development of our climate work, and participating in developing new services and ideas. The post will also play a key role in driving forward innovative ideas which FEL can engage with new employers.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about active travel
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Excellent engagement skills with partners and stakeholders
  • Is self-motivated and proactive

*Location: Based at Cameron House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ but with outreach activity throughout Forth Valley and FEL’s active travel hubs. There will be some home working.

Application notes

The Closing Date for applications is 30th May 2022, Midnight

Please not CVs will not be accepted as a means of application

Interviews dates to be confirmed, likely week commencing 30th May 2022, either via video call or in Stirling.

To apply please go to:

Forth Environment Link is a registered company with charitable status.

Company No. 286 723|Scottish Charity No. SCO 019 276