Published: 22nd JULY 2020

Project Officer, Workplaces, Solent

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. We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate individual to become a member of our Delivery team in the south of England.

  • Contract: Fixed term until 31 December 2021
  • Location: based in Southampton
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,446 per annum
  • Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 11 August 2020
  • Reference: SUS2953

The role

This is an exciting role with a variety of responsibilities for the delivery of Sustrans workplace sustainable travel initiatives in the Solent area as part of Southampton City Council’s M27/M3 Travel Demand Management (TDM) programme, which provides an opportunity for permanent modal shift from the motor vehicle to more sustainable modes of travel.

You will engage with businesses and employees affected by the M3 and M27 works to offer advice on travel options and promote a range of support and incentives which will help tackle barriers individuals have to non-car travel.

About you

You will have experience of and be passionate about sustainable behaviour change and/or employee engagement project delivery in a workplace setting and have experience of leading group workshops and organising and running events.

You will have excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills, the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships and the ability to motivate and enthuse others.

You will need excellent organisational skills and be able to prioritise and manage your own workload. You will also be IT literate and committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.


Interviews will take place via Teams or Zoom on Wednesday 26 August 2020.

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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