Software Systems Developer

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The Project Associate will be employed by Northern Safety Ltd but supported jointly by Sapere and Teesside University


Key benefits to this 3 way partnership:


GAP Associate Benefits

  • High level job with competitive salary
  • Commercial exposure within industry
  • Academic and Industry mentoring


Company Benefits

  •  Strategic project carried         out
  • Access to current academic expertise
  • Company growth
  • Increased profitability



  • Collaboration with industry
  • Research opportunities
  • Teaching content opportunities
  • Support graduate progression



Systems Developer & Systems Support Northern Safety Ltd

Salary: £23,500 – £26,000
(Dependent on qualifications and experience)

An opportunity exists for a self-motivated graduate to be employed by working on a 1 year strategic project for Northern Safety ltd, based in Thornaby. Northern Safety anticipate offering the appointed person a permanent position following successful completion of this project.

The Company: Northern Safety Ltd provides high quality training, assessment and advice within the construction, asbestos removal, manufacturing and retail industries. To find out more, visit:

The Role: The initial role is to develop an innovative cross platform Accreditation Management System that will support the core business. Once platform is developed you will be responsible for its continuous evolution and configuration.

This is initially offered as a 12 month Growth Associate Project (GAP – See opposite) has a predetermined project work plan and the successful candidate (Gap Associate) will be supported continuously by both the team at Sapere (a bespoke software development company) and by Barry Hebbron from Teesside University, who is an Enterprise Fellow with 30 plus years’ experience of software project development and management.

Skills Required: It is essential you have capability to develop a full stack web application preferably within a C# .Net Web Development context, and can demonstrate this with an appropriate recently acquired Honours degree in a Computing related subject.

It is anticipated you can demonstrate an ability to solve problems with software solutions with minimum direct supervision.  It is hoped that you are capable of growing and evolving into a systems management role as the project develops and becoming an essential member of the Northern Safety Ltd team following the initial 12 month contract.

To Apply: Please send a CV and Covering Letter to:
[email protected]

 N.B. When you apply and if invited to interview ensure you demonstrate evidence of your capability as a developer and a clear understanding of the business practice delivered by Northern Safety Ltd.

 CLOSING DATE: Monday 7th September 2020 (MIDDAY)