We have a new opportunity to join us as a Network Development Officer as part of the National Cycle Network delivery team. This is an exciting chance to make a difference by delivering infrastructure projects which remove barriers and simplify active travel for everyone on foot, bike, and by wheelchair.
As the Network Development Officer, you will work to enhance and build upon the National Cycle Network (‘NCN’), as part of the Paths for Everyone vision.
You will be engaging with internal and external partners, volunteers and stakeholders. Managing their incoming communications and ensuring external enquiries are dealt with in a timely fashion.
You will be planning and organising tasks to ensure project deadlines are completed and client expectations are met. You will also ensure thorough project documentation and monitoring compliance with ecological, climate change and equality standards.
We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and occasional travel to a nearby office hubs in Edinburgh or Glasgow.
You should have the ability to build relationships with ease across a wide range of people from varied backgrounds, enabling engagement with various partners and interested parties.
You will have excellent organisational skills, which enable you to plan, prioritise and manage your workload, whilst working to tight deadlines.
With an outstanding capacity to solve problems, you will be self-sufficient and able to make decisions with minimal guidance.
We ask you demonstrate your knowledge of the issues surrounding walking and cycling infrastructure or general transportation issues.
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.
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 15 February 2024
Interviews will take place via MS Teams on the 28th and 29th February 2024
To find out more about the role. visit our website
To apply, please complete our online application form.
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.
You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.