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Senior Project Officer - Big Bike Revival

Closing date: 
Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Salary: £26-30,000 per annum

Location:  Flexible location (South of England, preference for Guildford/London) 

Contract: Fixed term 12 month contract

Are you looking for an exciting challenge with a charity on a pedalling revolution?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is aiming to inspire a million more people onto their bikes and needs an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Project Officer for our Big Bike Revival and Community Cycle Club projects to help us.

This role will be tasked to line manage a team of Cycling Development Officers and support the delivery and monitoring of the Big Bike Revival project nationally alongside the Project Manager.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual with experience of project delivery and evaluation to join at this exciting time of growth and development.

You will need to have excellent administration skills, be confident in engaging with a wide range of people and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; you will work within a team and have the opportunity to work across a wide range of development projects to give a broad experience base.

You will be a key national contact across the network of Big Bike Revival Centres and Community Cycle Clubs and stakeholders, enabling opportunities for all to cycle in an inclusive manner. This will work to increase levels of physical activity, encourage cycling as a mode of transport and present pathways to cycling as a sport.

To apply for this fixed term 12 month full-time post, please complete the application form directly addressing the Job Description and Person Specification and email along with your current CV and covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org

Please note the closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 19 February 2020, interviews will take place at our offices in either Guildford or London (to be confirmed) on Tuesday 3 March 2020.

Engagement Officer - Northern Ireland

Closing date: 
Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Salary: £26,000 pro-rata for 18 hours per week
Location: Based in Northern Ireland, predominantly Belfast
Contract: Part-time and permanent

Could you identify and pursue opportunities to increase the number of people cycling in Northern Ireland?

To include scoping opportunities, establishing and building relationships, influencing decision makers, and growing Cycling UK’s network of volunteers in Northern Ireland.

The Engagement Officer will report to Cycling UK’s Head of Campaigns and Advocacy, whilst also liaising with Cycling UK’s Volunteering, Engagement, Policy and Development Teams.

This will be Cycling UK’s first permanent post in Northern Ireland.

The role involves identifying opportunities to get more people cycling in Northern Ireland by influencing decision makers, through membership and supporter engagement with campaigns, by partnership working with businesses and other organisations, and through projects.

This role requires the ability to establish and form relationships, to identify and prioritise opportunities, and the self-discipline to work independently, if you could do that, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this part-time post, please complete the application form and email to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org  along with your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification. This will enable the selection panel to assess each applicant’s relative strengths against the criteria in the specification.  

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 19 February 2020 and interviews will be held in Belfast on either Thursday the 27 or Friday 28 February 2020.