Senior Project Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Home-based
  • Closing 6th January 2020


  • Advertised from 3rd December 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week. Contract: until April 2020, with potential for extension if funding secured

Role

Big Bike Revival Scotland:

The Bike Big Revival Scotland is a community-based cycling initiative, focused on supporting a range of community organisations and agencies to engage with a wider audience though events, training, promotion and community cycling activities.

Scope of Role:

To manage the delivery of the Big Bike Revival in Scotland; this established programme engages voluntary sector organisations, community groups and grassroots groups to facilitate a programme of cycling events, training, activities and opportunities throughout the year. Funded by Scottish Government, the initiative aims to support more people in Scotland to get cycling by supporting grassroots organisations to offer cycling activities to their communities.

Working with National Active Travel Delivery Partners, such as Sustrans and Cycling Scotland, you will manage the delivery of ambitious project targets. Working closely with Cycling UK colleagues, national active travel partners and local stakeholders you will be enabling over 20,000 people to get cycling, distribute £80,000 in community grant funds and coordinate the delivery of 500 events and activities

You will have line management responsibilities for 12 members (around 6 full time equivalent) of field staff, each one working from home in locations covering the length and breadth of Scotland. Your duties will require you to support each member of the BBR field team, monitor individual staff budgets and targets, coordinate team meetings and support personal development and appraisals.

Application notes

For further information and to apply go to: https://www.cyclinguk.org/jobs

Closing date: 6 January 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 14 January 2020 in Edinburgh


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