IT Development Officer

Medway, United Kingdom
£29,762 to £35,308
24 May 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

NRI Administation & Support

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £29,762 to £35,308
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023
Closing Date: Tuesday 06 June 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3863-E-E

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich that undertakes research, consultancy and training to support sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in developing countries.

NRI is looking for a highly motivated individual capable of undertaking development of NRI’s websites and bespoke information systems and strengthening first-line support to NRI staff and post-graduate students, using NRI’s systems and liaising with the University central IT support teams. The successful candidate will join a small multi-skilled IT Team ensuring successful service delivery of research, consultancy, and capacity building projects with a combined annual turnover in excess £14.5 million.  

On a daily basis, the successful candidate will support NRI staff and post-graduate students to ensure effective delivery of projects. Experience will include PHP/Perl/SQL working in a UNIX/LINUX environment. Communication skills are key, as much of the communication with stakeholders may not be face-to-face. Working as part of a small team in addition to working independently across NRI, this service-based role requires flexibility and the ability to respond quickly and creatively to user demand. This is primarily a campus-based role. The successful candidate will have proven experience in both a technical and customer support role.

Informal enquiries about the position can be made to Mark Parnell by email:

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values

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We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose their experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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