Senior Business Development Officer


£27,528 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SUS3111

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Wednesday, 10th March 2021   2 days left

Senior Business Development Officer

(Ref: SUS3111)

£27,528 per annum 

37.5 hours per week – we welcome requests for flexible working

Base: Flexible – Cardiff/ Home- Based

Initial home working may be expected due to office closures during current C19 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 are looking for a Senior Business Development Officer who is passionate about sustainability to help us identify funding opportunities and develop proposals and competitive tenders.

In your role, you will take a creative and innovative approach to work, developing new ideas, writing engaging applications for funding and continually working to improve the quality and competitiveness of bids.

About You

We are looking for an excellent communicator with the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders and the experience to develop strong relationships.

You will have experience of preparing successful funding bids and competitive tenders, working with others to identify new opportunities and prepare information such as project plans.

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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team where you can make a big impact and where we value the contribution and expertise of everyone.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 10 March 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Thursday 18 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.

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

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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

We actively encourage applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly those from groups that are under-represented in our staff team. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

Please mention when responding to this ad.