Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery - Sustrans

Location/Venue: 
Edinburgh
Salary: 
£24,446

Job reference: SUS2655 

Purpose of Job:

The core role of Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery, is to support the delivery of one of programme’s largest multi-million pound, multi-year projects. 

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.

These ambitious multi-million pound projects seek torestore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking and cycling, and set new standards for best-practice design, engagement and behaviour change.

 

Dimensions of Job:

The post-holder will assist in the design and delivery of exemplary walking and cycling infrastructure, public realm improvements and temporary infrastructure that will create more pleasant places for people walking and cycling across Scotland. They will also assist in the design and delivery of behaviour change activities supporting these projects and will enable best practice community and business engagement throughout the project through outreach and events. They will facilitate integrated, cross-sector working.

The post-holder will work in a monitoring, advising, influencing and supporting capacity, ensuring that Infrastructure projects:

  • Observe best practice and ensure quality;
  • Offer best value;
  • Achieve the desired outcomes of Sustrans and the Places for Everyone design principles ;
  • Adhere to conditions set out in funding agreements and are delivered within timescales.

 

For further information view ful job description here.

 

Contact for queries jobs@sustrans.org.uk or 0119 915 0325.Please quote reference number SUS2665

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