Head of Impact


£41,663 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SUS3115

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 8th March 2021  

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. Start your journey today by joining our team.

Head of Impact (Ref: SUS3115)

£41, 663 per annum

37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working

Location: Flexible

Initial home working may be expected due to office closures and restrictions.

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. 

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together

About the Role

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our senior leadership team in a key role as Head of Impact.

Providing strategic and operational leadership to the Research and Monitoring Unit, you will be responsible for driving forward Sustrans impact improvement priorities.

You will lead the strategic development of the charity’s Theory of Change and impact measurement framework, shaping and embedding systems and tools that will identify and capture the breadth and depth of Sustrans impact.

About You

We are looking for excellent communicators and influencers with significant experience of operating at a senior level to lead an experienced team.

You will have a track record in leading the strategic development of an impact framework across a UK wide organisation.

In return we can offer you genuine flexibility around working patterns. We embrace values-driven and inclusive leadership and we listen and make time for innovation through our people-centred culture.

Apply to join our talented and dedicated team today and help us work together to make change happen. 


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 8 March 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams in the week commencing 15 March 2021.

Should Sustrans receive an overwhelming number of applications for this vacancy, the decision may be taken to close it earlier than the advertised closing date, so please ensure your application is submitted as soon as possible.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

Please apply here: https://candidate.sustrans.org...

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