Web Developer

PRIO seeks a skilled Web Developer to join our organization.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing our digital presence and ensuring our websites communicate our research in the best way possible. Your technical proficiency and attention to detail will be instrumental in maintaining the integrity and effectiveness of our main digital interface.

You will become an expert on our fully custom web platform, content management system, and interconnected websites and advise the organization on their use. You will also plan, manage, and execute changes and improvements to the platform to respond to the organization's changing needs.

If you are committed to leveraging technology for the greater good and thrive in a results-oriented environment, we invite you to apply.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Main responsibility for PRIO’s web platform and websites, ensuring they communicate our research effectively and are user-friendly, well-designed and secure.
  • Manage the continued development of PRIO’s web platform and websites in cooperation with colleagues and external partners.
  • Optimize website content for search engine discovery and presentation.
  • Monitor traffic and statistics.
  • Advise the organization on web communication.

Experience and skills

  • Experience as a Web Developer or expertise in related fields with a desire to be more hands-on with web development.
  • An undergraduate degree or higher is required. A BSc/BA in Computer Science or a related field is preferred. A strong technical background is crucial.
  • Experience with content management systems and website management tools.
  • Experience with modern web development frameworks and methodologies is preferred. Experience using ASP.NET Core and Blazor is a plus.
  • Knowledge of web analytics and SEO.
  • You should be familiar with emerging technologies and industry trends and prepared to apply them effectively.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills and ability to work well with people.

About us

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is an independent, international, interdisciplinary research institute conducting research for a more peaceful world. PRIO is Norway's largest social science research institute, with more than 100 full-time positions. We are a truly international research environment: over 40% of our staff are international, representing over 25 nationalities. English is our working language.

PRIO is recognized worldwide for its cutting-edge research, which combines several disciplines. We have a thriving and dynamic work environment and have grown significantly in size in recent years.

We contribute to major public debates and engage with international organizations like the UN and the World Bank, and Norwegian and international policymakers. We aim to make our research available beyond the academic community to a diverse and expanding audience. There has hardly been a more important time for our mission than now.

What we offer

  • A salary package in the range of 550 000 to 850 000 NOK according to qualifications and relevant experience.
  • The opportunity to work at a world-leading peace research institute.
  • Positive and committed colleagues with high professional competence.
  • Attractive premises in central Oslo.
  • An exceptionally good work environment, according to our recent work environment surveys.
  • Group life insurance and membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

How to apply and further information

Applications should be written in English and include:

  • A 1 to 2-page application letter detailing your motivation, competence and experience and addressing the expected qualifications listed above.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • Transcripts of academic degrees.
  • Full name and contact information of three references.

Applications must be submitted online by 19 August 2024. For further information about the position, please contact the Head of the IT Section, Martin Tegnander (marteg@prio.org).

For questions about the recruitment process or the submission of your application, please contact Adviser Catarina Barbieri (catbar@prio.org).

PRIO is an equal-opportunity employer and values staff diversity. For more information on our HR and recruitment approach, please consult our recruitment principles and  careers page.


Monday, 19 August 2024


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