Manchester, Greater Manchester

£24,446 per year

Contract, Full-time

97163CHJ

About the organisation

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Job Description

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. Take the next step in your journey by applying for the following key vacancy and join our team in England North:

Project Officer

(Ref: SUS2741)

£24, 446 per annum

2 vacancies - 37.5 hours per week – contract to 30 June 2020 - based in Manchester

The key purpose of this job is to undertake and assist with projects across the North of England (and elsewhere as required) that lead to the development of new cycle routes and public realm improvement.  This will include undertaking feasibility studies, public engagement exercises, producing maps and drawings and undertaking site visits.

With a good level of education, you will be knowledgeable on the issues surrounding walking and cycling infrastructure and hold a good understanding of wider transport and urban design issues and how they interact with creating more liveable spaces and supporting more sustainable transport mode. You must have the ability to build effective working relationships with a range of project partners, be able to self-motivate and use your own initiative and have the ability to work to tight deadlines to produce high quality reports and drawings. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills are essential, as is an ability to be well organised and efficient and be confident with undertaking public engagement. You will also be committed to Sustrans vision and the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00am on Monday 9 September 2019.  Interviews will take place in Manchester during week commencing Monday 23 September 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.