Liveable Cities Coordinator, Plymouth

Sustrans

Home-based / Plymouth, Devon
£28,499 pa pro-rata

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 4th July 2022   7 days left


Liveable Cities Coordinator, Plymouth

£28,499 per annum (pro-rata)

37.5hrs – working hours can be discussed to suit individual circumstances

Base: home based /Plymouth city council Offices

(SUS3720)

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team and promote our vision to make places more liveable for everyone – places that connect us to each other and what we need, and where everyone can thrive without having to depend on a car. 

You will be partnering with local community, Plymouth authority, groups, campaign organisations, local businesses, council officers and councillors for the delivery of active travel infrastructure to make neighbourhoods as the better places for all.

You will update the progress and outcomes of the project to a variety of audiences, including funders, key partners, Plymouth council and Sustrans staff.

You will co-ordinate with National Development officers and Colleagues in promoting active travel through workshops, events, and conferences in the local community on behalf of Sustrans and Plymouth City Council.

Due to the nature of the role, a full DBS is required.

We offer true hybrid working, with a mix of working from our hub in Bristol at least 3 days a week and the opportunity for home working, with flexible hours offered to suit individual circumstances.

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans. Candidates should be based within commutable distance from Plymouth.

About you

You should have experience of working with behaviour change projects and be able to lead group workshops and plan events.

You will be a skilled communicator, able to effectively engage with different audiences and influence their decisions making.

You will build relationships easily, effectively engaging, and motivating people across the Plymouth.

So, if you are a confident advocate for the benefits of walking & cycling and understand the role both have to play in making better places to live & work, apply today!

What we offer

In return we can offer ongoing working from home and a truly flexible, supportive, and rewarding working environment.

Wellbeing

  • 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

Financial

  • 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 4th July 2022.
  • Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 11th July 2022.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/about-us/vacancies.

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!