Sustainable Travel Officer RBKC22611
Salary Range: £33,600 - £45,400 per annum
Work Location: 37 Pembroke Road, London, W8 6PW
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
DBS check: Standard
Closing date: 29 March 2020
Contact details for an informal discussion: Caroline Dubarbier, Sustainable Travel Manager via email on: [email protected] or on 020 7361 3766
Celebrating and preserving the unique cultural and environmental character of the borough is a major focus of this department, which includes Planning and Borough Development, Transport and Highways, Libraries, Environmental Health, Community Safety and Cleaner, Greener and Cultural Services.
Kensington and Chelsea is one of London’s most vibrant and densely populated boroughs, with a multitude of beautiful buildings, museums and parks.
The planning team ensure any new building projects are undertaken with consideration to our residents, as well as our skyline.
If you are passionate about the environment, and the support services required to keep it safe, clean and green, take a look at our vacancies and join our dedicated team.
Joining our ambitious and motivated sustainable travel team, the purpose of the post is to encourage sustainable and active travel in the Royal Borough, particularly amongst hard-to-reach groups. You’ll work with our community groups and workplaces to promote cycling and walking through travel plan activity and various initiatives to promote cycling and walking, including cycle training, community events – such as Car Free Days.
You’ll have strong written and spoken communication skills - including presentation skills - with the ability to support, enthuse and motivate others, especially groups or individuals typically less likely to cycle.
Able to engage individuals face-to-face at events and meetings. You’ll have excellent negotiating and influencing skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work independently, plan work load and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines.
You should be passionate about sustainable travel, especially cycling and walking, with the ability to demonstrate to others how these contribute to a more efficient transport system.
Ability to prepare promotional material, develop publicity campaigns and to organise events.