Published: 17th SEPTEMBER 2020

Head of Delivery, England Midlands and East

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 the Midlands & East of England:

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: based in Nottingham, Birmingham or Peterborough
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • £35,743 per annum
  • Closing date: 9am on Monday 28 September 2020
  • Reference: SUS2995

The role

Do you want a new challenge and an opportunity to use your skills to make a difference to people’s lives? This is an exciting opportunity to lead our delivery team in the Midlands & East, contributing to the strategic direction of the region as a member of the senior leadership team, overseeing the behavior change and community engagement projects of the team, and ensuring the promotion of sustainable and active travel initiatives.

About you

With demonstrable success in leading, motivating and developing a team, substantial experience of project and programme management and proven success at turning creative ideas into funded work, you will have a collaborative approach and have the ability to be proactive in supporting teams to find constructive solutions. 

Your excellent written and verbal communications skills, along with your excellent influencing and negotiation skills will enhance your ability to build and develop strong productive on-going relationships. 

You will have a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of active travel and knowledge of behaviour change and community engagement approaches. 

You will also have a passionate commitment to the promotion of sustainable transport.


Interviews will take via Teams / Zoom on Monday 5 and/or Tuesday 6 October 2020.

We may close the job early if sufficient applications have been received so please make sure you submit your application as soon as possible.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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.

Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.


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