A person is cycling up a hill in an undulating landscape
A person is cycling up a hill in an undulating landscape


Programme manager – Scotland (maternity leave cover)

Closing date: 
Monday, 18 October, 2021


Location: Home based in Scotland

Salary: £30,000 – £38,000 per annum 

Contract: Full time, fixed-term maternity cover from December 2021

A hugely exciting and challenging opportunity to manage the Bothy and Rural Connections programmes in Scotland with responsibility for project and financial management, as well as line management of the Senior Project Officers.

This multifaceted role spans across several Cycling UK projects in Scotland, alongside the Head of Development Scotland, to enable the effective and successful delivery of projects. Strong planning and management skills are a must, as well as a good understanding of the needs of different communities, including remote and rural populations. We are looking for somebody who has an aptitude towards building relationships, support, and who can motivate a team working at a distance.

This influential role is essential to the success of Cycling UK’s projects in compelling change and bettering the lives of others through cycling. Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity. 

Explore the individual job description attached for full details on this exciting opportunity. 

If this is a role for you, complete the attached application form expressing why you are the right candidate for this opening and send to recruitment@cyclinguk.org  

Focus on gearing your supporting statement to exemplify how your skills and experience match the requirements as outlined in the person specification. This enables the selection panel to assess your relative strengths against the specified criteria.

Apply before: 09:00 18 October 2021. Interviews will be held on 28 October 2021.

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.