Project Coordinator


Home-based, with weekly travel to Ilkeston and Derby
£32,145 pa (pro rata for part-time hours)

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Sunday, 21st July 2024   5 days left

Project Coordinator

(East Midlands)

£32,145 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

 (Ref: SUS4294)

Full Time 30-37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working

Fixed term contract until September 2025

Base: Hybrid working, with weekly travel to Ilkeston and Derby

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a driven person to join us as our Project Coordinator. You will be plan, develop and manage behaviour change projects which encourage and empower people to walk, wheel and cycle across the East Midlands. 

Reporting to the Head of Behaviour Change, you will be working closely with external Council Officers, as well as with regional colleagues across Sustrans.

As the Project Coordinator you will be line manager to two Project Officers, helping them develop skills and knowledge in planning, delivering, and evaluating behaviour change interventions.

Candidates should be based within the geographical area with weekly travel expected to Ilkeston and Derby.

About you

You will be competent in leading, motivating, and managing a diverse team. Having excellent coaching and supportive skills, you will help others’ growth and development, while placing importance on their well-being.

You will be skilled in the ability to motivate and inspire others, with the ability to engage and build relationships with ease across a wide range of people, creating partnerships with other organisations and communities.

With excellent organisational skills, you will be proficient in planning multiple projects and knowledgeable in Project Management tools and/or frameworks.

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 6% or 7% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits
  • London Weighting Allowance of £4,530 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)

Additional information

  • Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 21 July 2024. 
  • Interviews will take place at the Nottingham Hub on the 29th or 30th July

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. 

You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.

Find out more & apply