Infrastructure Coordinator, Project Delivery Support - Sustrans

Location/Venue: 
Edinburgh
Salary: 
£27,255

Job ref: SUS2667

Purpose of Job:

The Infrastructure Delivery Programme and Safer Routes to Schools Fund (now combined into “Places for Everyone”) provide funding to all 32 Scottish local authorities, statutory bodies and educational institutions for the creation of cycling, walking and wheeling infrastructure. Administered by Sustrans on behalf of Transport Scotland, for the last few years the programmes have funded over 150 projects annually. These projects were a mix of feasibility studies, design work and construction.

The aim of Places for Everyone is to create safer, more attractive, healthier places by increasing the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys.

The core role of the Infrastructure Coordinator, Project Delivery Support), is to support the successful delivery of Places for Everyone through dynamic leadership of a team of Infrastructure Officers. This will involve providing advice and support to partners and Infrastructure Officers to ensure all projects meet and exceed best practice.

 

Dimensions of Job:

The post holder will work directly with partners to support the delivery of exciting new projects across Scotland by providing advice on best practice approaches on urban design and community engagement.

The post holder will assess the quality of projects by reviewing applications and allocating funding and support to successful projects.

The role will require a high degree of innovation to ensure systems and processes are in place to improve and streamline management of the programme.

The post holder will require outstanding and dynamic leadership skills and will be responsible for the management of staff and chairing regular meetings. 

The role also requires effective communication skills to maintain and develop effective working relationships with numerous partners to support and advise them on best practice approaches at each project stage.

The post holder will assist in the coordination of events and resources to encourage knowledge sharing for best practise in cycling and walking infrastructure the key aim of which is to increase modal share for cycling and walking.

 

For further information view ful job description here.

 

Contact for queries jobs@sustrans.org.uk or 0119 915 0325.Please quote reference number SUS2667

Please visit Sustrans website http://www.sustrans.org.uk/about-us/vacancies and follow the instructions for our on-line application process.

 

Closing date 9 am 29 May 2019