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Contracts Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,576 – £33,932
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 7th July 2021

  • Advertised from 16th June 2021
  • 36.25 hours


Established in 2016, Future Pathways supports people who experienced childhood abuse or neglect while living in care in Scotland. Our vision is that each of the people we work with has support to live full, healthy and independent lives. Our innovative and trauma informed staff work together with each person to identify their needs, what is important to them and the specific outcomes they wish to achieve. Relevant support is then explored and put into place. This might range from help to access courses or training, purchase of material items or purchased services.

Focused on the needs of the people we work with, the Contracts Officer will be ensure survivors access high quality purchased services, that recognise and respond to their needs. Familiar with good business development and quality assurance practice, the role will coordinate the commissioning and purchase of services and ensure contract oversight. The role will advise Support Coordinators who identify and agree purchased services and support Administrators who uphold contract management procedures.

Working as part of a team, the role will ensure contractual obligations are met, providing support to partners as needed. An ambassador for Future Pathways, the post holder will develop good relationships with community, private, voluntary, and statutory bodies to ensure effective service delivery and the best outcomes for survivors.

This role requires a basic Disclosure Scotland check.

Application notes

An application pack is available on our website:

If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, HR Administrator on 0131 225 8508 or email

Enquiries further to receipt of the information pack to: Flora Henderson on 0131 243 0128.

Closing Date: Wednesday 7 July 2021 (12 noon)

Interview Date: Friday 30 July 2021

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