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Application Development Officer

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Pioneer House, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary details
£33,945 - £36,648 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
28 April 2024

Are you a software developer with experience in developing solutions using Microsoft C# and VB.NET? Are you able to problem solve and find efficiencies or improvements in systems and processes?

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced, proactive, and motivated individual with strong software development skills to join the Joint ICT Service. The team delivers high quality ICT services for Bolsover, Derbyshire Dales and North East Derbyshire District Councils.

This is a varied, hands-on role supporting, maintaining, and developing solutions across three Councils as part of a fantastic team of supportive, experienced, and knowledgeable technical professionals. The post holder will be a key contact for all projects and advice relating to software development, system integration and CRM applications.

Currently there is the opportunity to work intermittently from home or from our alternative offices, however this is dependent on the service needs. You will need to be able to travel to supported sites when required.   

The ability to work to tight deadlines to be organised is essential as is self-motivation and a willingness to take on new challenges in a rapidly changing technical environment. Candidates should be flexible and possess excellent communication skills.

Due to this post having administrative privileges, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic level Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To be successful you will need:

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in a range of technologies and programming. Languages such as C#, VB.NET, Javascript, SQL Server or Visual Studio.
  • Ideally you have experience of working within a Public Sector organisation.
  • A relevant degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of managing projects.
  • Experience of system integration and data management from multiple sources.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of CRM systems.

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days annual leave (rising to 35 after 5 years’ service), plus bank holidays and a Christmas close down
  • Agile and flexible working arrangements including hybrid working
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Discounted access to Council Leisure Centres across four sites
  • Car user allowance
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and access to discounted leisure benefits
  • Support with Learning and Development

Learn more about the benefits of working for us at ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Contact and additional information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kristen O’Gorman, Projects & Development Manager on (01246) 217209 or email kristen.o’gorman@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk.

Apply Today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application, attaching a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application.  Applications close midnight on 28th April 2024.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council on (01246) 231111 or emailing: human.resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Please note the Council only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK and who possess a current work permit appropriate to the job role advertised.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.