London, Greater London
£32,000 - £34,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Programme Developer 

Location: BookTrust, Battersea (This post is based in our London HQ, with additional requirement for some UK travel. BookTrust is currently a fully remote-working organisation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with working arrangements under regular review).

Contract: Full time, Permanent 

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 per annum 

We are looking for a human-centered, innovative and creative Programme Developer, who will scope, design and test new concepts, ideas, products and services to help children and families discover the magic and power of sharing stories together. 

As a Programme Developer at BookTrust you will be working in the Design & Innovation team supporting the strategic transformation of our portfolio of offers and interventions. In partnership and through collaboration with colleagues, external stakeholders and end users, you will take a lead in identifying, visualising, building and developing potential new innovation opportunities that fit against our strategic objectives – so that BookTrust can make even more of a difference, in particular, for children in greatest need.  

You may have experience through formal training and / or of working in the private or commercial sector developing new products and experiences to delight end users. Experience of conducting co-design and co-production activity to generate, prototype and test a range of ideas as well as an ability to analyse and articulate problems to solve will be of great benefit. 

Want to join us? To find out 'How to Apply' please visit our website. 

To apply, please 

1. Submit your CV and attach a covering letter of no more than two pages to outlining your suitability in relation to the person specification. 

2. Provide a one page summary of an innovation idea that has impressed you and explain why this is the case. You should capture:

a. What the key target user insights were that identified the initial opportunity or unmet need

b. What the problem-to-solve or “How might we” question was

c. A visualised expression of the concept or idea that may have been used as an initial 2D prototype for testing.

Closing date:           Wednesday, 12th May 2021 at 09:00

Interview:                 Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity

We aim to provide an inclusive recruitment process and actively welcome applications from diverse talent pools: BAME candidates, candidates with disabilities and long-term conditions and candidates from underrepresented communities. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and want to ensure we have an accessible application process for all candidates. If you need any reasonable adjustments or would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact our HR team to discuss your requirements further. Contact details can be found on our website. 

BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The recruitment and selection process reflect our commitment to safeguarding therefore, the suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment, and pre-employment checks.

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BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources a... Read more

Refreshed on: 28 April 2021
Closing date: 12 May 2021
Tags: Project Management, Governance

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