Mondrem’s mission is to make public services brilliant. Everywhere. All the time. 
We want to create personally and professionally rewarding places to work, and faster, better customer experiences. And we believe that improving public services isn’t always about bigger budgets. We know that well-run public services can cost less to run and earn more fees. 
We’re looking for someone who believes as strongly in these ideas as we do. 
I hope that’s you. 
Mike Astbury 
Managing Director 

The basics 

Reports to 
Managing Director 
£9.34ph (equivalent to £18,213 per annum) 
Type of job 
Full time, fixed term contract for six months (24 weeks) 
Weekly hours 
A mix of home-based and office-based work 
Our office address is Smart Innovation Hub, iC6, Keele University Science and Innovation Park, Keele, ST5 5NS 

Job purpose 

To lead on the software development of the product. 
To design a wireframe system which will be used to design and develop a prototype of the software that will need to be developed. 

Job overview 

As part of the Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships project, we have entered into a partnership with Staffordshire University. 
We are looking to recruit a graduate to take on a 24-week project working on a specific software development project which will improve the planning application process in the UK. 
The project will be focussed on making the stages and status in the planning application process accessible to all the stakeholders. The project will involve designing a wireframe system which will be used to design and develop a prototype of the software that will need to be developed. This will ideally include how the product will look, how it will work, how it will connect with other systems and what new software will need to be developed. 
Through on-the-job learning, job shadowing and support from colleagues, you will lead on the software development of the product and work closely with the Product Development lead. 
You will work in a disciplined and organised way, including presenting to the project manager a weekly written report of your work. Full help and support will be given to organise and maintain discipline in your work, as well as instruction to create your progress report (also called a highlight report). 

Main tasks and responsibilities 

These are the main tasks and responsibilities: 
Work with colleagues to investigate our current position and changes necessary for the objectives of the project 
Work with colleagues to create a project plan 
Work with colleagues to design the wireframe and prototype 
Work with colleagues to build the wireframe and prototype 
Test systems before and during implementation ensuring minimum disruption to the business 
With colleagues, create a user guide for the prototype 
Trouble shooting of the prototype 
Report on project impact 

About you 

Key skills and competencies 

Knowledge of UI/UX, usability and accessibility best practices 
Interest in and passion for new product design 
Experience in building interactive front ends - transitions, animations, data visualisation 
Familiar with languages such as PHP, Laravel , Java, Python 
Experience of developing software in an agile environment using Scrum or Kanban 
Strong communication skills, being able to work as part of a team and as an individual. 
We would like to create a “beautiful” product so an interest in design is desirable 

Your style 

Self-motivated and enthusiastic 
Proactive and adaptable. 

What else we offer 

An award-winning undergraduate and graduate employee experience. 
Modern offices in a great campus location. 

How to apply 

If you’re the person we’re looking for, please send your CV and a covering letter telling us why you’d be great for Mondrem and this role to 
We look forward to hearing from you. 
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