Senior Network Development Manager

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step in your journey by applying to become a member of our team: Senior Network Development Manager £31,683 per annum (Ref: SUS3228) Fixed Term Contract - 2 Years 37.5 hours per week - happy to talk flexible working Home based or Peterborough/Birmingham/Nottingham Sustrans Office Equality, diversity and inclusion We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes disabled people, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. About The Role We now have an exciting opportunity to join our network development team. Your role will put you at the centre of our "Paths for Everyone" and "Liveable Towns and Cities" programmes, with projects, focused on getting more people walking and cycling by improving the National Cycle Network and working with local communities, reshaping their streets and encouraging greater active travel. Using both skills you have and skills you'll develop in the role, you will manage a small team to plan, develop and construct walking and cycling routes; as well as leading on the delivery of walking and cycling routes yourself. A truly varied role: one day you could be out on-site exploring options for a new route; another you could be working collaboratively with team colleagues across the region to meaningfully engage with local communities; the next you could be leading a team meeting; another day, putting the finishing touches to compelling reports and feasibility studies for clients. There will be regular travel for site visits and meeting colleagues, partners and clients across the Midlands and East of England to places such as Nottingham, Lincoln, Norwich and Birmingham. About You We are looking for someone with direct or transferable experience of transport planning or design, and of managing people and projects. If you are passionate about health, sustainability or the environment and want to work somewhere you can make a big impact, then please get in touch What we Offer? In return we can offer ongoing working from home (or a nearby Sustrans office when it's safe to do so) and a truly flexible working environment. Wellbeing 26 days' leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff) Staff volunteer days 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes Financial Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans Bike, computer and season ticket loans Discount benefits Family Friendly Enhanced maternity and paternity pay Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday) About Sustrans Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling. We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded. Our work wouldn't be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues. We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce. Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together Interviews Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 14 June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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