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165a Leith Walk, EH6 8NR
£38,341 - £45,811 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35.75 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

DURATION: Fixed Term post until March 2024.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Deputy Chief Executive, Capital City Partnership.

The Contracts and Grants Manager is a new position requiring a wide-ranging skillset to meet the contract management and partnership relationships remit we deliver through our Joined Up for Jobs infrastructure. Joined Up for Jobs reflects the Scottish Government Fair Work Framework and No One Left Behind (NOLB) strategy.

We require a manager to oversee the contract and grants offer under Joined Up for Jobs, overseeing contracts and grants funded via No One Left Behind and the City of Edinburgh Council of up to £5,000,000 per annum and working with third sector providers awarded a contract or grant. The successful candidate will be expected to provide monitoring, audit and tracking of all contracts and grants, identify opportunities for partnership working, and facilitate networking and best use of the support tools we have for the network.

Other significant duties include supporting the development, design, and commissioning of new services with funding secured as required; overseeing the Joined Up for Jobs Charter for service standards; co-ordinating a quarterly Joined Up for Jobs Forum; overseeing the Joined Up for Jobs website; working alongside the management information system and portals team for client tracking, and ensuring best value from spend in this area.

Secondments will be considered.  

Job information pack and full job description can be seen in the supporting documents attached.

Applications must be submitted electronically to

Closing date: noon, Friday 8th October 2021. 


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