Head of Impact

Environment & Sustainability, Management, Policy & Research, Sustainable Transport & Logistics
Salary Details
£41, 663 per annum
Contract Type
Hours per Week
37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
Closing Date
As Head of Impact you will provide strategic and operational leadership to the Research and Monitoring Unit and you will be responsible for driving forward Sustrans impact improvement priorities.

Job Description

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our senior leadership team in a key role as Head of Impact.

Providing strategic and operational leadership to the Research and Monitoring Unit, you will be responsible for driving forward Sustrans impact improvement priorities.

You will lead the strategic development of the charity’s Theory of Change and impact measurement framework, shaping and embedding systems and tools that will identify and capture the breadth and depth of Sustrans impact.

We are looking for excellent communicators and influencers with significant experience of operating at a senior level to lead an experienced team.

You will have a track record in leading the strategic development of an impact framework across a UK wide organisation.

In return, we can offer you genuine flexibility around working patterns. We embrace values-driven and inclusive leadership and we listen and make time for innovation through our people-centred culture.

Apply to join our talented and dedicated team today and help us work together to make change happen. 



Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 8 March 2021.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams in the week commencing 15 March 2021.

Should Sustrans receive an overwhelming number of applications for this vacancy, the decision may be taken to close it earlier than the advertised closing date, so please ensure your application is submitted as soon as possible.


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Company Description

We’ve been working on walking and cycling since 1977. Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.