Senior Cycling & Walking Officer

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council

Senior Cycling & Walking Officer

Civic Centre

£34,788 - £37,849 per annum

37 hours per week

Full Time


Ref: 8691


We are seeking a highly motivated and committed transport professional with an enthusiasm for cycling and walking to join our Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council Sustainable Transport Team in South East Dorset.

This role is to oversee the delivery of the BCP Council Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) ensuring schemes comply with current design standards and meet council objectives to support carbon reduction and encourage active travel. It will also support sustainable transport policy development and design by providing professional advice on matters related to cycling and walking and contribute to the delivery of cycling and walking improvements through the recently awarded £79m Transforming Cities Fund.

Successful applicants will:

  • Have extensive experience in the successful delivery of sustainable travel projects, preferably with direct experience of cycling and walking initiatives.
  • Demonstrate evidence of up to date knowledge and understanding of design standards and an appreciation of how these can be applied to local situations using creativity and innovative interpretation to enhance pedestrian and cyclist experience.
  • Have excellent communication skills (oral and written), prepared to share ideas and comfortable presenting to a wide range of audiences including Councillors and industry professionals.
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact John McVey, Sustainable Transport Policy Manager at [email protected]

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the community and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Applicants to this post will be required to complete the appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check. Please refer to the Person Specification for more details.

Closing Date: 9th August 2020

Interview Date: W/C 17th August 2020


  • Location: South East Dorset
  • Job Title: Senior Cycling & Walking Officer
  • Salary: £34,788 - £37,849 per annum
  • Closed: 9 Aug 2020

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