Principal Urban Designer - Sustrans


Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.  Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by joining our team in the South of England:


Principal Urban Designer

(Ref:  SUS2455)

£30,750 pro rata per annum

22.5 hours per week - based in Bristol


The inspiring challenges of this role include leading thecommunity street design team in creating better places for walking and cycling by being responsible for project management and quality assurance on all the region’s urban design projects and will also involve direct project delivery and street trials as necessary plus supporting business development in the South region.


Educated to degree level or equivalent or with a relevant qualification in urban design, landscape architecture or related field, you will have experience of working on design projects with a significant level of community engagement.  With excellent communication, report writing, networking and visual presentation skills, you will have project management experience, line management experience, be IT literate with excellent urban design skills and creativity.  You will have the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships, demonstrable experience in workshop facilitation and knowledge of current guidance and best practice in street design on public highways.  You will also be committed to the ideals of sustainable transport.


Please visit our website follow the instructions for our on-line application process.  Alternatively, email ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number.  Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 23 July 2018.  Interviews will take place in Bristol on Monday 30 / Tuesday 31 July 2018.


Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.