User Researcher

I am currently working with a public sector organisation who are looking to add a User Researcher to their current team to work on an exciting internal project. The right candidate will have excellent knowledge of using a range of user research methodologies, the ability to provide clear and concise feedback to team members along with key stakeholders, and be able to quickly adapt research approaches to projects.
Key Responsibilities
*Planning the user research including creating a user research plan, defining appropriate methodologies to use and producing research assets (e.g. interview scripts).
*Providing analysis of the findings from the research and sharing with key stakeholders.
*Working collaboratively with the service manager and a designer to iterate designs and prototypes based on user feedback.
*Supporting with user recruitment and research administration (e.g. finding and booking in with participants, managing user data etc.)

Skills/Experience Required
*At least 6 months experience of working in user research, or working within a similar environment.
*Ability to work independently and highly organised.
*Desired experience of working in an Agile environment.
*Desired previous experience of working within a public sector organisation.
*Experience of using a range of user research methodologies. Able to choose appropriate methods for different life cycle phases and situations. Knows how to apply methods correctly.
*Able to turn research data into clear findings that inform decisions. Knows how to involve colleagues in analysis and synthesis to increase consensus and challenge assumptions.
*Understands the diversity of users of government services. Knows how to include all kinds of users in appropriate research activities to help teams deliver accessible services.
*Approachable manner, and can work in an open, iterative and collaborative way in a multidisciplinary team.
*Understands the social and technological context for government services. Can help colleagues understand how digital technology is changing user behaviour, and the challenges and opportunities for government services.
*Understands organisational strategy and objectives. Able to align user research activities with objectives to create strategic insights that inform policy and proposition.

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Job Overview

ID:

215080

Date Posted:

Posted 1 week ago

Expiration Date:

07/10/2020

Location:

Manchester

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

£350 - £450 per day

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