National Biodiversity Network Trust: System Developer

National Biodiversity Network Trust: System Developer

Job details

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 pa depending on experience

Location: Nottingham or home based

Type: Initially an 18 month contract with the potential for permanency

Hours: Full time (part-time and job share considered for the right candidate(s)) Flexible hours

Are you someone who really wants to make a difference? 

Do the words “make your mark by developing the NBN Atlas as a world leading database” excite you?

Do you yearn for a challenge?  To break out of the mould, be an all-rounder?

Not only to develop, administer the databases and servers, but advise, attend conferences, design, progress and deliver IT projects?

Do you want to take responsibility for something you can make a global leader?

Ready to make that difference? Yes?

Then read on!


The National Biodiversity Network Trust is a charitable organisation with a membership that shares biological data and information. The NBN membership includes, many of the UK’s largest wildlife charities and NGO’s, Local Record Centres, government agencies, research institutions, botanic gardens and the public and most of the UK’s national biological recording schemes and societies.

To date, over 220 million records have been shared within the NBN, via our digital data sharing infrastructure, the NBN Atlas, which is still in an early phase of development. We want to develop it to provide a world leading biodiversity digital data sharing platform that provides data, information and services tailored to each of our diverse audiences.

We are seeking a System Developer to work in our small technical team. The postholder will provide ongoing development, testing, maintenance and support of the NBN Atlas. The role will also involve providing guidance, advice and support to a wide range of people from novice users to technical experts.

For more information and to download an application form please see below or contact

Please note CV’s will not be accepted. No recruitment agencies please.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 12 April and interviews will take place on Tuesday 2 May in London.

Application information

The application pack can be found below:

Information for Applicants inc Job Spec

Application-Form-e-version (1)

Guidance Notes


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