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 an individual with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure Delivery team.
Infrastructure Coordinator, Project Delivery
£27,255 per annum
37.5 hours per week – maternity cover - based in Edinburgh
Sustrans Scotland is looking for an individual with a passion for changing the spaces we live in and move through in favour of people on foot or bike. Our Infrastructure programme, Places for Everyone provides support to a range of partners to design and develop inspirational projects that restore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking, cycling and wheeling.
Places for Everyone aims to create safer, more attractive, healthier places by increasing the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys.
This role will support the successful delivery of Places for Everyone through dynamic leadership of a team of officers. You will also support partners in using best practice approaches to design, engagement and behaviour change. With experience of urban design, transport planning or civil engineering, you will have skills in project management and budget management. You will also have experience of working with a wide range of delivery partners to design and deliver infrastructure projects
The ability to work independently and make decisions will be enhanced by your excellent written and verbal communications skills. Your influencing and persuasion skills and your ability to build and maintain successful working relationships will help set new standards for projects in Scotland.
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 11 November 2019. Interviews will take place in Edinburgh during week commencing Monday 18 November 2019.
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.