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Digital Development and Technology Officer Opportunity 

Cambridge City Council is launching an exciting and ambitious new digital project the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Region of Learning and are looking for a Digital Development and Technology Officer to support its delivery. This is a new role within the Council with the potential to shape a ground-breaking programme that will make a positive difference to young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, through digital badging and pathways.

We are looking for someone who has strong social values with a passion for developing digital tools and innovative use of existing technologies, to provide support on the development, design, testing, and implementation of a digital platform that is part of the Cities of Learning network.

You will have up-to-date knowledge of mobile app/web development and user-centric solutions which end users find simple and intuitive to use. You will be able to communicate technical information to a non-tech audience, and be able to review and influence the designs, standards and technologies by liaising with delivery partners, suppliers and other interested parties.

The Council offers flexible working, family friendly policies, a generous annual leave allowance, access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), travel benefits, health & well- being initiatives, employee support scheme and learning and development opportunities.

The role has a salary of £30,451 pa, pro rata for part-time (18.5 hours pw) and is a fixed term position for 21 months. It is currently advertised on Public Sector East, with an extended deadline to apply of 14 January. For a friendly, informal chat please contact Michelle Lord, Project Manager by emailing michelle.lord@cambridge.gov.uk or telephoning 01223 457450