Project Delivery Assistant


Project Delivery Assistant (England North) 

£23,193 per annum (pro rata for part time hours) 

(Ref: SUS4042) 

 22.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working 

 Base: Darlington Hub 

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work with Sustrans as a Project Delivery Assistant as we
expand our active travel hubs in the Tees Valley.

This varied role will see you working in partnership with the local authority, communities,
school, business, volunteers and third sector organisations, to promote active travel which
will lead to the increase of public health and wellbeing, and creating a cleaner community to
live in. 

 You will also have the opportunity to assist in the delivery of valuable services to the
community groups we work with, with the ultimate aim of increasing active travel in the Tees

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on
behalf of Sustrans. 

About you

You should have experience of volunteering, or working with volunteers in the local community,
with the ability to build relationships with ease across a wide range of people

You will be skilled in team work as well as being able to prioritise your own workload in and
efficient manner, be a good communicator, both verbal and written, as well as have good
organisational skills and the wiliness to learn. 

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
  • 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, 11 June 2023.

Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 19 June 2023 

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

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.

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