Published: 13th JANUARY 2021

Senior Project Officer, Dumfries & Galloway

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. Start your journey today by joining our team in Scotland.

  • Contract: 12 month contract with the possibility of extension for the duration of the project (3 years)
  • Location: Dumfries with the ability to travel where possible via sustainable transport methods to locations across Scotland. Initial home working may be expected due to office closures and restrictions.
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • £27,528 per annum
  • Closing date: 9am on Thursday 21 January 2021
  • Reference: SUS3061

About the role

At Sustrans, we are proud of our commitment to creating healthier places and happier lives for everyone. We now have a fantastic opportunity to join our growing team of Senior Project Officers who work in local authorities across Scotland, developing and delivering active travel projects.

Working within Dumfries and Galloway Council, you will be helping to build a close partnership between the Council and Sustrans, as well as with a diverse range of local stakeholders. You will assist the council to develop active travel strategy, identify funding opportunities and initiate and support the creation of new infrastructure.

About you

We are looking for excellent communicators that have the ability to build relationships with partners and communities.

You will enjoy working independently and also as part of a team. You will bring your experience in transport, planning, urban design or similar to the role.

So, if you’re passionate about walking, cycling and wheeling, apply today to join our Scotland team and help us get things done, together.




Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Thursday 4 February 2021.

We may close the advert 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 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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