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Deputy Director, Scotland

£45,023 - £49,146 per annum (dependent on relevant skills and experience)
37.5 hours per week – 12 month contract
based in Edinburgh
Closing date: 
19 March 2018

This hugely exciting and challenging role will lead and inspire teams of staff delivering across all behaviour change, network development and infrastructure programmes in Scotland to make it easier for people to walk and cycle, working with the National Director to develop the vision and shape the overall strategic direction for Sustrans Scotland. 

You will also build on relationships with both current and potential partners to maintain and diversity programme delivery, Sustrans project portfolio and sources of funding.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have experience in strategic planning and leadership, programme management at a senior level and project management, including budgets and deadlines. 

You will have experience of negotiating with funders and politicians and of partnership working. 

You will also have proven experience of leading, managing, motivating and developing a team.  

Your ability to demonstrate strategic thinking and develop clear plans for project delivery will enhance your strong leadership skills and your ability to develop highly effective working relationships. 

You will have a comprehensive understanding of behaviour change, infrastructure and engineering programmes and of the importance of the physical environment in encouraging walking and cycling. 

You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.




If you have any questions please email [email protected] or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 19 March 2018. Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Monday 26 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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