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Top job! Capital and Technical Advisor

  • Full time
  • £42,080
  • Edinburgh - Initial home working may be expected due to office closures and restrictions.
  • Closing 12th July 2021

  • Advertised from 23rd June 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • SUS3076


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. Start your journey today by joining our team in Scotland.

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!

About the Role

At Sustrans, we are proud to be making Scotland a healthy, happy place to live, work and play. We now have an exciting opportunity to join our team in a brand new role as a Capital and Technical Advisor.

Playing a key part in driving forward our active travel infrastructure programme for Transport Scotland, you will have the opportunity to manage a wide range of high profile medium to large sized capital funded projects, helping us to ensure they deliver excellent value. You will also play a key part in supporting our grant making offer including providing support and guidance to colleagues throughout the lifecycle of the grant.

About You

We are looking for excellent communicators with previous experience in a similar role to join us and bring your expertise. So, if you are a quantity surveyor, or from a similar technical background, who is passionate and committed to the ideals of sustainable transport, this could be the role for you.

Application notes

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 12 July 2021

Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Wednesday 30 July 2021.

To find out more about the role please visit our website.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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

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