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Lead developer

Greenwich, United Kingdom
 £37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

Information & Library Services Directorate

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 13 March 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4413-E

Our Information and Library Services Directorate delivers award winning IT services and support, library, academic and digital skills and learning enhancement to staff and students across the university. Our digital mission is to ensure everyone in our community is equipped to effectively use digital services, data and technology with confidence, efficiency and creativity in their learning, teaching, research and organisational support.

The University of Greenwich aim to be the best modern university by 2030. The Information & Library Services directorate are looking for outstanding and driven individuals to help us realise our ambitious digital sub-strategy.

Lead Developer is an exciting role within our Digital Services team, which manages our website and other key digital proprieties, as well as provide assistance to other departments with digital needs.

We are looking for somebody who is highly motivated with proven programming and problem-solving skills and a good understanding of front-end development using HTML/CSS and JavaScript. You will also be familiar with working with structured data in formats such as JSON and SQL. The ideal candidate will be familiar with programming within enterprise CMS systems (In particular Squiz Matrix) and web development languages such as PHP. They should also be interested in making digital properties fully accessible. You will be contributing to the maintenance, support and enhancement of the university website and search server, as well as providing assistance with JavaScript and web development to other departments. You will also be involved in our annual accessibility audit.

The role requires somebody who is well organised, self-motivated, able to prioritise work under pressure and capable of creative thinking to identify and solve problems.

The post will be based at the outstanding World Heritage Site of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. This is permanent position, and the role attracts London Weighting and salary related local government pension.

We operate a hybrid working policy, as set out in the University’s Working Principles and Guidelines.

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To find out more about our team, visit our Digital Recruitment webpage.

For informal enquiries please contact

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

We are looking for people who can help us achieve our Strategic Plan, through the values we expect for our whole university community, of being Inclusive, Collaborative and Impactful.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

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 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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