Vacancy: Active Travel Engagement Manager

17 August 2022

Location: Doncaster

We are passionate about Doncaster – it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage. We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it. But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

Doncaster Council’s Strategic Transportation team are looking for a highly motivated and suitably experienced individual with a passion for active travel to lead on consulting and engaging our communities to help inform where transport investment is focussed. The post holder will be expected to lead on the on a range of priorities within the Strategic Transportation area and will support the Strategic Transport manager. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of consultation and engagement, active travel infrastructure and design standards.

Key elements to the post will include:
Lead, develop and deliver a stakeholder engagement strategy, that uses innovative and engaging methods to co-produce active travel solutions with communities that are deliverable and achievable and support the delivery of the Council Active Travel Programme.

Build and lead engagement, to involve a wide range of stakeholders in the design of new active travel schemes including cycle ways, improved pedestrian facilities and active travel neighbourhoods.

Work strategically and collegiately with members of the Doncaster Active Travel Alliance (DATA), Get Doncaster Moving and Well Doncaster Team; ensuring that community engagement processes, outputs and impacts are aligned and connected to other complex work streams

The role is funded by Sport England Local Delivery Pilot, and will run for an initial two years, but depending on funding may be extended further.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page.

Shortlisting week commencing 19th September 2022

Interviews: 28th September 2022

If you would like to discuss this post please contact Kerry Perruzza at

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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