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Project Officer with Sustrans

Project Officer with Sustrans

Location Remote working / Agile – hub access if required
Salary Grade F: £25,561 (pro rata for part time hours) 
Job Type: Full-time or part-time with flexible
Closing date Noon 29  June 2022
Interview date Week beginning 4th July.  45 mins Zoom call.
Start date 29  August 2022


About the Organisation

Sustrans Scotland provides advice, support and funding that makes it easier for people to walk and cycle for everyday journeys.

Learn more about Sustrans here.


The Project

To progress an assessment of local authority needs to deliver ambition on the Programme for Government (PfG) with recommendations for 23/24 onwards. It will involve research, engagement with partners and subsequent evaluation.


The Role

The main responsibilities of the role are to engage with our partners to understand their business needs from Sustrans: improvements, revisions, additions, and reductions in the partnership offer we provide them. Coordinated working with Partnerships team colleagues and Research & Monitoring Unit colleagues. There will be background research required and the undertaking of a qualitative study. The output of the project will be a written report with recommendations.



The ideal candidate will be measured and well-considered with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

You will also have:

  • Ability to develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • Ability to use diplomacy skills in all communication
  • Facilitation skills

You will also be a self-starter with the ability to work to a great extent on your own initiative with limited supervision and the ability to think laterally.

You will be able to demonstrate in the following:

  • Experience of delivering a project to the deadline
  • Experience of research/analysis
  • Experience in networking and partnership working

The post-holder will report to one of the Coordinators / Senior Project Officers.

If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact support@aai-employability.org.uk. 



Closing date for applications is Noon on Wednesday 29 June.

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the AAI online application form on our website. Examples of what we expect in an application can be found HERE.

In your Cover Letter, state relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.

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