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Mobility Planner

  • Full time
  • £31,454
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow Hubs with the flexibility to work from home
  • Closing 1st October 2023

  • Advertised from 11th September 2023
  • 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
  • Ref: SUS4122


About the role

Sustrans have a new and exciting opportunity as a Mobility Planner, where you will contribute to strategic transport plans that increase accessibility to improved mobility, safety and sustainable intermodal transport options across Scotland.

The Mobility Planner will work across teams and with partners to support active travel infrastructure programme development. Day to day tasks could include developing tools to prioritise infrastructure project delivery, supporting the development of the Scotland Network Planning Tool, and providing strategic support for projects in the Places for Everyone programme including Active Travel Strategy and cycle network plan development.

You’ll be joining a diverse Design, Engineering and Assurance Department, who are highly skilled, passionate about what we do and enjoy sharing our learning and experiences within the team and beyond.

About you

You should have experience of working on projects with extensive stakeholder engagement and the ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences.

You are able to think strategically and confident dealing scoping out route networks and area-based interventions.

You should be skilled in data analysis, including analysis of spatial data using GIS software.

We ask you demonstrate your knowledge of guidance and best practice in healthy street design including inclusive design and holistic approach to design.

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 under-represented groups.

What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.


• 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 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 5% or 6% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans

• 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 London)

• Death in Service benefit – 3 x annual Salary

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, 01 October 2023.

• Interviews will take place via MS Teams between the 11th – 13th October 2023

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.

We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet.

We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported.