Programme Director, Active Cities & Towns, Scotland


£45,023 - £49,146 pa (dependent on relevant skills and experience)

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 69948EVJ

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 19th March 2018   1 day left

Programme Director, Active Cities & Towns, Scotland

£45,023 - £49,146 per annum (Ref: SUS2355)

(dependent on relevant skills and experience)

37.5 hours per week – fixed term contract to 30 June 2021 - based in Edinburgh

This hugely exciting and challenging role will lead the Active Cities and Towns programme and be responsible for the management and delivery of all Sustrans work to help deliver the vision of the Scottish Government’s ‘2017-18 Programme for Government (PfG): A Nation with Ambition’, which is ‘to make Scotland’s towns and cities more pleasant and safe for walking and cycling‘. As a key stakeholder and delivery partner of Scottish Government, Sustrans will be working closely with Transport Scotland and other partners.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have experience of successful delivery of complex programmes at a senior level and project management, including budgets and deadlines. You will have experience of strategic development, of building strong relationships with key programme stakeholders, client management and networking. Your ability to demonstrate strategic thinking and develop clear plans for project delivery will enhance your strong leadership skills and your ability to develop highly effective working relationships. You will have a good knowledge of the national and local political and governing structures in Scotland and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 19 March 2018. Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Wednesday 28 March 2018.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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