Head of Contracts



Organisation
Sustrans
Reference
SUS3064
Sector
Fundraising, Management, Sustainable Transport & Logistics
Location
Edinburgh
Salary Details
£35,743 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Closing Date
20/01/2021
A brand new role, Head of Contracts. Working on one of our biggest active travel infrastructure programmes for Transport Scotland, you'll be responsible for managing the complete contract process; overseeing, handling & negotiating all contracts.

Job Description

At Sustrans, we are proud of our commitment to creating healthier places and happier lives for everyone. We now have an exciting opportunity to join our team in a brand new role as Head of Contracts and help us get things done, together.

Working on one of our biggest active travel infrastructure programmes for Transport Scotland, you will be responsible for managing the complete contract process; overseeing, handling and negotiating all contracts. As part of your role, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of stakeholders including internal project managers, partner organisations, funders, sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure appropriate contracts and funding agreements are in place.

About you

We are looking for excellent communicators and negotiators with significant experience of managing contracts in relation to grant funding. So, if you have a good understanding of written contracts and contractual arrangements, and are passionate and committed to the ideals of sustainable transport, this could be the role for you.

Apply to join our talented and dedicated team in Scotland today and help us work together to make change happen. 

Interviews

Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Tuesday 2 February 2021.

We may close the advert early if sufficient applications have been received so please make sure you submit your application as soon as possible.
 

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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Company Description

We’ve been working on walking and cycling since 1977. Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.