User Researcher

Location:
Leeds, Leeds, England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
BBBH141593_1626776728
Posted:
14 days ago

Job Title: User Researcher

Location: Leeds (remote at present)

Initial Duration: 6 Months

Daily Rate: £475 - £525 per day

In scope of IR35

We are delighted to keep on working with a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology, and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

They are seeking to hire an experienced User Researcher - you'll generate new and useful user insights and translate them into features and actions. You will lead the formal usability testing process for a digital service - from developing user recruitment briefs through to test moderation, analysis and report writing.

This includes:

- Planning, designing and conducting in-house research to test new service ideas and concept development

- Working closely with the team to turn user data into actionable user stories that influence product/service direction and prototype development

- Managing ad-hoc qualitative/quantitative research projects such as proposition development, visual identity and customer experience mapping

- Presenting findings, recommendations and customer insights to senior decision makers

- Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with technical and non-technical team members in the wider digital team and across government

Technologies:

-Experience of delivery using an iterative/agile methodology (e.g. Agile/SCRUM)

-Experience of agile collaboration tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira, Agile for Scrum, Confluence)

Mandatory Technical Skills:

-Understanding of agile delivery techniques e.g. Continuous Delivery/Integration, Test Driven Development, and associated tooling

-A degree in areas such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, human-computer interaction or market research

Mandatory Business Skill:

-Good facilitation and influencing skills

-Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to work with large groups of customers of varying levels of seniority from user to board level

-This role will involve working with various UK Government clients at locations across the UK, so you must be mobile and willing to work away from your base location

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