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Web & Applications Developer - Fixed Term - Remote

Web & Applications Developer - Fixed Term - Remote

Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for a talented Web & Applications Developer to join our growing in-house development team on a fixed term, nine-month contract. We offer an amazing opportunity to use your talents to create positive change in the world, you might be looking for your first professional software development role after university or might be looking for something more from your career as a web developer. Working in an Agile environment, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of exciting global projects using cutting edge technologies and methods.

Reporting to our Head of Applications & Development, you will be developing our suite of websites and associated applications, deliver technical change and support across Mary’s Meals websites, CRM and other applications used across the Mary's Meals network.

Key duties include: 

  • Supporting the development and implementation of application roadmaps in line with overall global IT strategy;
  • Developing and maintain global websites for our National Affiliates based on global communications team specification;
  • Providing second level support for applications and websites including complex queries on configuration and assessing impact of high severity issues, ensuring timely resolution;
  • Collaborating with Testers and Product Owners on functional specifications for websites / application configuration, interfaces & role design;
  • Performing configuration and development changes and, where appropriate, collaborate with 3rd party developers to establish technical vision and future development efficiencies; and
  • Participating in workshops with stakeholders to help the documentation and development of requirements including explaining limitations and opportunities from a technical perspective.  

We are looking for:

  • Web Development experience from an academic or commercial environment.
  • HTML5 experience
  • PHP experience
  • CMS development / implementation – with Drupal or similar.
  • Object-oriented programming.
  • Experience of CSS / SASS.
  • Experience of Responsive Design Techniques.
  • Experience of Javascript / ES6 / Node JS.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.
  • Ability to work effectively to achieve individual and team goals with strong communication skills.


Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 2.4 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meals.

We believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

We are committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work and we expect all the Mary's Meals family to share this commitment and work in the best interest of the communities we serve. Our safe recruitment practices ensure that only those that are committed to our high standards join our movement.