Haddington, East Lothian Council
£27,528 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Senior Project Officer, East Lothian

(Ref: SUS3062)


£27,528 per annum


37.5 hours per week – 12 month contract with the possibility of extension for the duration of the project (3 years)


Location: Haddington with the ability to travel where possible via sustainable transport methods to locations across Scotland



 Initial home working may be expected due to office closures and restrictions.



About the Role

At Sustrans, we are proud of our commitment to creating healthier places and happier lives for everyone. We now have a fantastic opportunity to join our growing team of Senior Project Officers who work in local authorities across Scotland, developing and delivering active travel projects.

Working within East Lothian Council, you will be helping to build a close partnership between the Council and Sustrans, as well as with a diverse range of local stakeholders. You will assist the council to develop active travel strategy, identify funding opportunities and initiate and support the creation of new infrastructure.


About You


We are looking for excellent communicators that have the ability to build relationships with partners and communities. You will enjoy working independently and also as part of a team. You will bring your experience in transport, planning, urban design or similar to the role. So, if you’re passionate about walking, cycling and wheeling, apply today to join our Scotland team and help us get things done, together.




Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 20 January. Interviews will take place via Teams on Friday 12 February.


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.


Equality, diversity and inclusion

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: 06 January 2021
Closed date: 20 January 2021
Job ref: 126967CHJ
Tags: Communications, PR, Project Management