Business Development Officer (Ref: SUS3164)

£28,933 per annum (inclusive of a London Weighting allowance of £3,995pa)

Fixed Term until March 2022

37.5 hours per week – based in Bethnal Green, with the flexibility to work from home

About the Role

We are now looking for a Business Development Officer to join our 80-person team, helping to turn Sustrans’ vision for a happier and healthier London into a reality.

Supporting the Senior Business Development Officer in generating new business for the charity, you will have the opportunity to develop strategies for income generation, coordinate proposals across our delivery teams, and develop relationships with clients in the private and public sector that could lead to commissions.

About You

We believe in working collaboratively, so are looking for someone who can work as part of a team to develop successful funding and business opportunities.

You will have experience of the business development/ bid writing process, with the ability to summarise and communicate information clearly.

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.

So if you’re enthusiastic about learning about the world of funding, apply today and join our experienced team.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 26 May 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 7 June 2021.

Please visit our website www.sustrans.org.uk/about-us/vacancies and follow the instructions for our on-line application process. Alternatively, email [email protected]. Please quote reference number.

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.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups