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Sustainable Transport Consultant

Mattinson Partnership

Posted on Jan 1, 2022 by Mattinson Partnership

City, London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£25k - £34k Annual
MP Smarter Travel is a sustainable transport consultancy that specialises in working with businesses, local communities and schools to support walking, cycling and other zero emissions transport. We are passionate about improving our streets and neighbourhoods to make them more liveable for people of all ages, backgrounds and physical abilities.

We are looking to expand our team by recruiting a Sustainable Transport Consultant who will provide additional support on our range of projects across the public and private sectors. You will be responsible for delivery on projects that include air quality, school travel plans, GIS and engagement with businesses to promote sustainable transport initiatives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in the sustainable transport sectors and gain project management experience as part of a supportive team of professionals with a shared passion for sustainable transport. We are keen to support your personal development, offering excellent career progression and the opportunity to play a role in work winning and business strategy.

Based in the vibrant Southbank area of London, we share an office with our parent company, Mattinson Partnership - a specialist recruiter for the built and natural environment. You can expect a busy, friendly office and an active social scene with regular staff events. Flexible working options are also available.

About you:

We are looking for an outgoing and confident 'people person' who is comfortable speaking with large numbers of schools and places of worship by phone and in-person to persuade them to participate in our clients' sustainable transport / air quality programmes. Projects will include map building, so GIS experience is desirable. You will have excellent spoken and written communications skills, organisational skills, and attention to detail. You should also be able to demonstrate an interest in transport, air quality and/or the built environment. A background in sales, customer service or survey delivery is desirable. A degree-level education (or equivalent) is preferred.

Role and responsibilities:

* Contribute to a variety of projects including air quality monitoring, school travel plans, and engagement with places of worship.
* Lead projects to educate students in central London by contacting schools, arranging to visit, and delivering air quality workshops.
* Provide assistance and inputs for school travel plans.
* Future projects will likely include engaging businesses on the topic of sustainable freight.
* Provide input for our website and social media accounts.
* Other project support and attending networking events as required.

Key skills and experience:

* Outgoing and confident manner
* Excellent spoken and written communication skills
* Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
* Demonstrated interest in transport, air quality and/or the built environment
* Experience with GIS software e.g. QGIS (desired)
* Data analysis and report writing
* Degree-level education or equivalent
* Ability to ride a bicycle in London and own a bicycle (desired)

Reference: 1441168732

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