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Vacancy Details - Project Officers

Posted on 19 Feb 2018


Company: Sustrans Scotland

Salary: £21,965 - £23,964

Location: Edinburgh or Inverness – with possible opportunities to work from Glasgow or Stirling


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. Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit a number of people with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure Delivery team.

Project Officers, Community Links PLUS (ref:  SUS2351)
Project Officers, Community Links (ref:  SUS2352)
£21,965 - £23,964 per annum
(dependent on relevant skills and experience)
37.5 hours per week (job share may be available)
based in Edinburgh or Inverness – with possible opportunities to work from Glasgow or Stirling

We are seeking candidates from a range of backgrounds including urban design, landscape architecture, planning, civil engineering, community engagement and behaviour change, amongst others.  As part of the team, you will contribute to the delivery of high quality urban realm projects with a focus on people and place across Scotland.

Both Community Links PLUS and Community Links teams create and enhance walking and cycling links across Scotland to help meet the Scottish Government’s vision of 10% of journeys by bike, outlined in the Cycling Action Plan for Scotland.

Community Links PLUS is a collaborative design competition for local authorities and other statutory bodies to conceptualise, design and deliver high profile inspirational places for people incorporating exemplar walking and cycling infrastructure.  Since the first competition in 2015/16, six Community Links PLUS projects have been awarded funding in excess of £25 million.

Community Links oversees the delivery of Scottish Government grant funding to Scottish local authorities, statutory bodies, community groups and educational institutions for the creation of cycling and walking infrastructure for everyday journeys.  To date, it has awarded almost £80 million to more than 1000 projects.

A number of full time vacancies are being offered but we welcome applications seeking job share or part time employment.  Please visit our website and follow the instructions for our on-line application process.  Please quote reference number.  Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 09:00 on Monday 5 March 2018.  First round of interviews will take place during week commencing Monday 12 March 2018.

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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