Project Officer, Walking, Bedford Borough


£24,204 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2384

Sectors: sustainable transport, sustainability

Closing date: Thursday, 3rd May 2018  

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. Take the next step in your journey by applying for the following key vacancy and join our team in the Midlands & East:

Project Officer, Walking, Bedford Borough (ref: SUS2384)

£24,204 pro rata per annum

22.5 hours per week – contract to 30 April 2020 - based in Bedford

This exciting new role will be responsible for leading on engaging workplaces and employees to maximise connectivity to employment opportunities and provide access to training and education, whilst reducing parking pressures, congestion and air quality issues between towns and around the stations, focusing on the promotion of walking (and bus use) to the Midland Main Line train stations in Bedfordshire.

With a good standard of education and experience of active travel promotion or employee engagement in a workplace setting, you will have excellent communications and presentation skills, experience of delivering practical projects which include employee engagement or behaviour change, be very enthusiastic about the role and have the ability to motivate others. Experience of successful partnership working, organising, promoting and delivering events in a workplace setting is also required as is excellent IT skills and an understanding of local transport issues in the area. You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable and active transport. 

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 09:00am on Thursday 3 May 2018. Interviews will take place in Bedford on Thursday 10 May 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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