Big Bike Revival - Cycling Development Officer - Argyll and Bute

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Home based in Argyll and Bute
  • Closing 24th September 2019


  • Advertised from 11th September 2019
  • This role is being offered part-time (7.5 hours per week) until end of March 2020, with possibility of an extension subject to funding

Role

Come and join the team ...... we are looking for a Big Bike Revival Cycling Development Officer to work across Argyll and Bute area.

Big Bike Revival Scotland

The Bike Big Revival Scotland is a community-based cycling programme, focused on supporting a range of local enterprises and agencies to engage with a wider audience though events, training, promotion and community activities.

Purpose of Role

To identify partners and stakeholders to support engagement with Big Bike Revival across a designated region of Scotland.

Scope of Role

To identify and support a broad range of community focused groups; for example, bike re-cycle centres, community organisations, social enterprises and established not for profit organisations to engage with the Big Bike Revival Scotland. BBR Scotland Officers are expected to work in partnership with local and national organisations to add value to existing work, avoid duplication and ensure the maximisation of resources. The BBR Scotland Development Officer – Argyll and Bute will be responsible for engaging with a wide range of stakeholders across their region to support BBR Scotland activities. Part of the role will be to develop community cycle clubs or other sustainable community cycling groups. These groups will target new and novice cyclists by creating opportunities to cycle in a variety of settings, in an inclusive environment, that will increase levels of physical activity, encourage cycling as a mode of transport and present pathways to different types of cycling (e.g. as a leisure activity). The resultant network of clubs will present an opportunity to address health, social and economic inequalities across a designated region. Officers will be tasked with building capacity and sustainability through the development of volunteers, the training of leaders and proactively networking Cycling UK groups across a region.

Application notes

for further information and to apply go to: https://www.cyclinguk.org/announcement/big-bike-revival-cycling-development-officer-argyll-and-bute

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Tuesday 24 September 2019. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 2 October in Dunoon, Argyll.