Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery Support - Sustrans

Location/Venue: 
Edinburgh
Salary: 
£24,446

Job reference: SUS2666

Purpose of Job:    

To contribute to the successful delivery of a wide range of Infrastructure projects which aim to create and enhance sustainable transport links across Scotland.     

The Infrastructure Programme and Safer Routes to Schools Fund (Now combined into “Places for Everyone”) provide grant 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 Infrastructure Officer (Project Delivery Support) is to monitor and support the delivery of a number of cycling, walking and wheeling infrastructure projects of varying sizes that are being delivered by local authorities and other partners across Scotland.

 

Dimensions of Job:

The role will involve assessing and sifting project funding bids and supporting partners to develop high quality projects that makes it easier for people to walk and cycle. Infrastructure Officers (Project Delivery Support) provide guidance and make recommendations in relation to all aspects of a project, i.e. from strategic inception through to monitoring and evaluation.

The post-holder will work in a project and programme management capacity and will be the key contact with a number of partner organisations, ensuring that Infrastructure projects within their portfolio:

  • Observe best practice and ensure quality;
  • Offer best value;
  • Achieve the desired outcomes of the Infrastructure in addition to Sustrans wider visions;
  • Adhere to the conditions set out in funding agreements, ensuring that they are delivered within the agreed timescales.

In addition, the post-holder may get involved with other projects concerning the promotion of 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 SUS2666

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