Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£31,369 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

National Partnerships Manager, Scotland

(Ref SUS3022)

£31,369 per annum

37.5 hours per week – based in Edinburgh (negotiable)


The exciting challenges of this role including the building and maintenance of effective partnerships with national bodies who can help Sustrans to deliver the Scottish Government commitments on walking, cycling and wheeling.  By identifying and developing new opportunities, you will develop new partnership relationships and approaches and lead a team to delivery shared outcomes.


With experience of delivering complex, multi-partner projects at a senior level and experience of successful and productive partnership working, you will be experienced in delivering to deadline and on budget and in effective networking.  You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to diplomatically communicate authoritatively and persuasively and the ability to develop innovative new projects.  You will also have strong effective leadership skills.  You will have good working knowledge of transport planning and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 28 October 2020.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams during week beginning Monday 23 November 2020.

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.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently this includes people who identify as having a disability and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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Posted on: 16 October 2020
Closed date: 28 October 2020
Job ref: 122624CHJ
Tags: Management, Business Development