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Project Manager (England, South)

  • Part time
  • £28,499 pro-rata
  • Reading or Bristol
  • Closing 20th November 2022

  • Advertised from 28th October 2022
  • 26.25 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
  • Job Reference: SUS3900


We have an exciting opportunity to work with us as Project Manager for the South team. You will be responsible for the management of projects within active travel behaviour change in multiple locations.

You will be working in collaboration with a supportive group of project managers. While line managing a group of six project officers, who focus on making a difference to individual travel behaviours and local communities.

You will also collaborate with the wider regional and national teams to develop Sustrans’ position as experts in delivery of place-based, people-centered active travel projects. Along with interesting opportunities to be involved in new business and services.

While contributing to overseeing work to remove barriers to active and sustainable modes of transportation. This plan will include projects involving practical engagement activities. With project reports and budget management required.

You will build and manage internal and external relationships with key people such as partners in the local authorities, Sustrans Programme Manager and reporting to Head of Delivery, England South. Also, working closely with the Delivery team and other regional team members in Design & Engineering, Partnerships and Network Development.

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects and meetings on behalf of Sustrans. We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and from Sustrans office based in Reading or Bristol (candidates should be based within these areas).

About you

You should show qualities of motivating a team and this is an opportunity to progress skills managing and leading a team both in-person and remotely. While building relationships with ease across the organisation and with external partners.

We ask you demonstrate your knowledge of sustainable transport policy locally and nationally. You should show experience working in programmes such as environmental, travel or community based.

Your experience of developing communications and marketing plans while producing reports, monitoring project delivery and budget will be an asset.

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.


  • 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
  • London Weighting Allowance - For all colleagues who live in London (within the M25) an additional annual allowance of £3,995 will be paid.

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, 20th November 2022

Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 5th December 2022

To apply, please complete our online application form

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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.

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