Published: 25th NOVEMBER 2020

Project Officer, Workplace Engagement

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by joining our team in Scotland:

  • Contract: Fixed term contract to 31 December 2021
  • Location: based in Dumfries
  • 18.75 hours (2.5 days) per week
  • £24,691 pro rata per annum
  • Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 1 December 2020
  • Reference: SUS3041

About the role

This exciting and challenging role will work alongside NHS Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfries and Galloway Council in order to produce a series of site specific Active Travel Action Plans (ATAPs) to engage both NHS Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfries and Galloway Council staff through a range of activities (as identified through the ATAPs) designed to increase the number of active and/or sustainable travel journeys for commuting and business travel.

This will promote existing active/sustainable travel initiatives and engage NHS staff.

About you

With a good standard of education and experience of sustainable behaviour change or employee engagement project delivery in a workplace setting and of partnership working with the NHS and/or local authorities, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent presentation and organisational skills and the ability to motivate and enthuse others.  

The ability to develop productive working relationships and experience of leading group workshops is also required as is IT literacy.  You will also be committed to the promotion is sustainable transport.


Interviews will take place via MS Teams Tuesday 15 December 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.

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.


Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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