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Sustrans offices in Edinburgh or Glasgow with the flexibility to work from home, or home-based within reasonable travelling distance from Edinburgh or Glasgow., EH1
£31,454 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
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37.5 hours per week
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Project Support Coordinator


£31,454 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

(Ref: SUS4214)

Full Time 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working

Base: Sustrans offices in Edinburgh or Glasgow with the flexibility to work from home, or home-based within reasonable travelling distance from Edinburgh or Glasgow.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work with Sustrans Scotland team to provide efficient project/Programme Management across the Design, Engineering and Assurance projects within the National Cycle Network programme in Scotland

As the Project Support Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the Head of Design, Engineering and Assurance (DE&A) and the team in plan definition, project and programme tracking, monitoring and reporting in line with the Sustrans delivery framework throughout the project lifecycle..

Duties for the role could include, supporting the work of the team by implementing systems and processes to support effective delivery as well as identifying and implementing improvements to current systems and processes.

You will build and manage internal and external relationships with key people such as Transport Scotland and across the teams of Sustrans Scotland including Central Planning Performance and Governance, and the Research and Monitoring Unit

We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and occasional travel to the Edinburgh or Glasgow hub.

About you

You should have a proven track record of designing and implementing project management processes as well as experience of working across organisations in a programme setting. You will also have a proven track record in managing risks and issues.

You will strong communication skills, analytical skills, and the willingness to learn and use project management tools such as Smartsheets

We ask you demonstrate your knowledge of best practice project/programme management.

Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.

What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.


28 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


Group Personal Pension scheme with a 5% or 6% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans

Bike, computer and season ticket loans

Discount benefits

London Weighting Allowance of £4,195 for all those living within a London Borough (32 local authority districts plus the City of London)

Death in Service benefit – 3 x annual Salary

Family Friendly

Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)

Additional information

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 10 March 2024.

Interviews will take place in via MS Teams during the week commencing 18 March 2024

‘To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.

We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet.

We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported.

You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.