A person is riding an electric cycle
A person is riding an electric cycle


Senior project officer – project and operations management

Closing date: 
Thursday, 8 December, 2022


Location: Luton & Dunstable, split between home based and community hubs in Luton & Dunstable. Reasonable travel expenses will be covered from home base to community hubs.

Salary: £29,880-£33,200 per annum

Contract: Full time (37.5hrs per week), fixed term contract until 20 October 2023. This role is funded externally, with the option to extend subject to funding availability.

About us

Cycling UK is the UK’s cycling charity, and we believe cycling can transform lives and communities. Our vision is of a happier, healthier and cleaner world because more people cycle.

The role

Making cycling e-asier is an exciting new programme funded by the Department for Transport and run by Cycling UK and partners. As senior project officer, you will lead your team of up to four behaviour change officers to help make e-cycling a regular part of daily life through effective project planning, operations management and tracking

A key part of this role will be to collaborate with the communities programme manager to support the growth and development of stable community hubs. Managing the operational programme delivery across the communities, workplace and education, and Evans Cycles hubs, while supporting your team in the management of a mobile fleet of e-cycles from top brands, will drive forward the aims of the Making cycling e-asier programme.

Can you inspire and motivate people to use e-cycles and support this programme to create lasting, impactful change?

The candidate

A creative and motivated relationship-builder, you will dynamically lead your team of behaviour change officers. First-hand experience in engaging and working with at least one of the following: community-based organisations, social enterprises, the voluntary sector, or statutory public services will be essential.

This knowledge might be from past work experience, or it could be that your hobbies and interests revolve around volunteering within your community.

A proactive and engaging disposition will enable you to build excellent local relationships to support growth of the programme, helping drive beneficiary numbers.

If you have the qualities, skills, and experience to fulfil this vital role, and would like to help make the e-cycle programme a success, tell us!

How to apply

Explore the attached job description for full details on this exciting opportunity. Complete the application form expressing why you are the right candidate for this opening and send it to recruitment@cyclinguk.org.

Focus on using your supporting statement to exemplify how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly referring to both the job description and person specification. This enables the selection panel to assess your relative strengths against the specified criteria.

Apply before 9am, Thursday 8 December 2022

We are an inclusive organisation and would particularly welcome applications from candidates from a broad range of backgrounds. We strongly believe that diversity strengthens our work. If you are already passionate about cycling, that’s great, many of us are too! But if you are simply really excellent at what you do, no matter what your background, that is what matters most to us.

If you think that this describes you and you are excited by the prospect of joining our team, please do get in touch to find out more.