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  • Remote working
  • from £500 to £550 per day
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our government client are currently looking for a User Researcher to join their team on a new contract.  

 

Contract Length: 6 Months (Extension TBC)  

 

Location: London or Leeds (Currently remote working which will continue. Possible visit to either London or Leeds so must be willing to access if required during the contract)  

 

Rate: £500 - £550 per day umbrella  

 

 

As a User Researcher, your main responsibilities would be to:  

• Design, manage and execute user research (qualitative, quantitative, collaborative, online and usability research) with both the public and relevant professionals.  

• Help to lead the strategic direction of the programme, in a user centred approach, through high quality user insight  

• Communicate with sensitivity and diplomacy to ensure the right direction is followed and that user needs are at the forefront of the design process  

• Supervise, line manage and develop associate user researchers (where applicable)  

• Embed Agile, User-Centered Design principles into the team  

 

Essential experience:  

• Must be able to lead on the design, management and execution of user research (qualitative, quantitative and usability research) with both the public and relevant professionals  

• Will need to lead joint analysis with agile team members to produce findings, as well as regularly sharing research findings with their team, ensuring that team members have a good understanding of issues coming out of research and of user needs.  

• Help to lead the strategic direction of their team through high quality user insight  

• Collaborate with user researchers in other teams (although they will not need to line manage anyone for these projects)  

• Have experience of GDS service assessments  

• Have experience of embedding agile user centred design research in teams and with stakeholders who are inexperienced in that way of working  

 

Desirable Qualifications/Skills:  

• Degree in HCI/Usability/Cognitive Psychology/Market Research or related. (Related degrees include degrees that included taught and practical research modules).  

• Experience of working in the health sector / knowledge of the health sector  

• Previous public sector experience

  • Quote ref: 990045/54387

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