Published: 3rd MARCH 2021

Senior Business Development Officer (Wales)

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 to become a member of our team in Wales.

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Flexible – Cardiff/ Home- Based
  • 37.5 hours per week – we welcome requests for flexible working
  • £27,528 per annum
  • Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 10 March 2021
  • Reference: SUS3111

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Business Development Officer who is passionate about sustainability to help us identify funding opportunities and develop proposals and competitive tenders.

In your role, you will take a creative and innovative approach to work, developing new ideas, writing engaging applications for funding and continually working to improve the quality and competitiveness of bids.


About you

We are looking for an excellent communicator with the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders and the experience to develop strong relationships.

You will have experience of preparing successful funding bids and competitive tenders, working with others to identify new opportunities and prepare information such as project plans.

In return, we can offer you genuine flexibility around working patterns.

We embrace values-driven and inclusive leadership and we listen and make time for innovation through our people-centred culture.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team where you can make a big impact and where we value the contribution and expertise of everyone.



Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 10 March 2021.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Thursday 18 March 2021.

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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