Project Delivery Assistant


Stockton-on-Tees or Darlington, County Durham
£24,757 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Sunday, 28th July 2024   5 days left

Project Delivery Assistant 

  • England North
  • £24,757 per annum (pro rata for part time hours) 
  • Ref: SUS4300 and 4309
  • Part Time 22.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working 
  • Fixed Term Contract ending 31 October 2024 (with possible extension subject to funding) 
  • Base: Stockton Walking and Cycling Hub or Darlington  

About the role 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Sustrans team as part of the Delivery and Collaborative Design team. 

As the Project delivery Assistant, you will work with the Delivery Coordinator and Project officer in providing support on a variety of projects that promote active travel in communities, workplaces and educational settings. You will also support the recruitment and development of volunteers in the area.

This varied role will see you working in partnership with local authorities, community groups and schools around the region along with volunteers and third sector organisations to increase walking wheeling and cycling activities and commutes, increase levels of public health and wellbeing. 

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans. 

There are two roles available based either in Stockton or Darlington. This is a fixed term contract ending 31 October 2024 (with possible extension subject to funding) 

About you 

You should have experience of collaborating with volunteers or volunteering with a community project.

We ask that you have effective communication skills, that you are highly self-motivated and able to engage with others. You will also need to have strong organisational skills and that you can plan and monitor workloads.

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, 28 July 2924.

Interviews will take place in via MS Teams during the week commencing 05 August 2024 

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

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