Top job! Contracts and Grants Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,341 – £45,811
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th October 2021

  • Advertised from 15th September 2021
  • Fixed Term post until March 2024


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 contract 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.

Responsible to:: Deputy Chief Executive, Capital City Partnership

Secondments will be considered.

Application notes

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

Return an electronic copy of the application form to

Closing date: noon, Friday 8th October 2021