National Walking & Cycling Network Partnership Officer


£26,985 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2552

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 14th January 2019  

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:

National Walking & Cycling Network Partnership Officer

(Ref: SUS2552)

£26,985 per annum

37.5 hours per week – contract to 30 June 2020 - based in Oban

Working with National Walking and Cycling Network (NWCN) partner organisations, this is an excellent opportunity to support the development and delivery of NWCN infrastructure projects, by leading on landowner engagement and feasibility work required to take forward strategic walking and cycling route connections that contribute to the completion of the NWCN, focussing initially on the Cross Scotland Pilgrim Way between Tyndrum and Oban.

Educated to a degree level or equivalent, you will have demonstrable experience of project management and successful partnership working. You will have experience of working with landowners, of community consultation and of working with consultants and contractors. You will have excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to compile and write reports as well as analyse and critique. You will have good organisational skills, effective time management, the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload and to work independently. You will also have knowledge of walking and cycling routes in Scotland and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport. Given the location, you will be required to drive on occasion and a valid UK driving licence will be required.

Employment will be conditional on clearance by a PVG Disclosure check.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 14 January 2019. Interviews will take place in Oban on Tuesday 29 January 2019.

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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