Asset Manager


£43,132 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Sunday, 22nd May 2022   2 days left

Asset Manager

£43,132 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

 (Ref: SUS3454)

Up to 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working

Base: UK – hybrid working

About the role

As the Asset Manager for Sustrans you will be responsible for the management of the structural assets forming our Estate. You will be responsible for ensuring inspection and repairs are carried out, making sure the estate is kept in a safe and serviceable condition.

The estate is comprised primarily of former railway land and structural assets (approximately 800 bridges, viaducts, tunnels, culverts and retaining walls); also supporting 333 miles of the National Cycle Network. Sustrans either owns these or is responsible for some or all of their maintenance.

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans. Candidates can be based anywhere in the UK, with regular travel expected across the estate.

About you

You should have a background in civil engineering, with substantial experience of bridge and structures asset management including bridge inspection, structural assessment and structural design, particularly former or current railway structures.

You will build relationships with ease, enabling you to effectively manage engineers delivering maintenance works, along with developing and maintaining constructive relationships with external partners such as Railway Paths Ltd.

We ask you demonstrate your project management skills, and you must be able to evidence delivering multiple projects to budget and on time.

You will be familiar with current H&S legislation and practice and competent with its application to ensure all regulatory requirements are complied with.

We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.

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

What we offer

In return we can offer ongoing working from home (or a nearby Sustrans office when it’s safe to do so) and a truly flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)

Additional information

  • Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 22 May 2022.
  • Interviews will take place via MS Teams on 6 June 2022

To apply, please complete our online application form.

About Sustrans

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.

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!

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