User Researcher

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Salary
Up to £400 per day
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Mar 2019
Ref
3534359
Contact
Samantha Peet
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
User Researcher
£400perday
Leeds

A leading public sector organisation based in Leeds

Due to an increase in workload and tight project deadlines, my client is looking for a User Researcher to join the team on a contract basis. This role is responsible for providing user insights that will inform the design decisions made throughout the Agile process from pre-Discovery to go live

Responsibilities

* Facilitate research sessions (e.g. interviews, co-design and co-creation workshops, use testing etc.)
* Provide clear briefings on key findings and recommendations from research.
* Analyse highly complex facts (e.g. research findings, business objectives, user needs)
* Gather user needs in order to understand how, why and what users require, informing how digital products are developed.
* Ensures that user needs are at the forefront of the user centered design process but understands the organisational needs/requirements for the programme.
* Manage agencies and external suppliers to deliver work within agreed budgets
* Use complex video and audio monitoring equipment in user research sessions.
* Generate information through conducting primary research, with a range of users including patients, clinicians, NHS staff and other stakeholders.
* Responsible for planning research and coordinating with others (design, content, data, product, etc) to ensure research fits with a programme roadmap.
* Carry out a variety of research activities including both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

Personal Profile

* Experienced and appropriately qualified in User Research
* Skilled in research question/objectives definition in collaboration with internal research sponsors and the translation of these into research design
* Skilled in the use of user-centred design practices
* Experienced and appropriately qualified in User Research
* Skilled in research question/objectives definition in collaboration with internal research sponsors and the translation of these into research design
* Skilled in the use of user-centred design practices
* Experience of research design and proposal writing in which the research design closely maps to the research objectives.
* Experience in quantitative and qualitative research activities such as: sampling, questionnaire design and analysis, interviews, ethnographic observations, facilitating workshops, focus groups and other types of group discussion, managing stakeholder engagement sessions
* Experienced in conducting usability evaluation sessions in the laboratory or remote: experimental design, using a range of tools to collect data, writing usability reports supported by evidence such as video, graphs, tables and pictures

If you are immediately available or looking to get into a contract User Researcher role and have the above relevant experience required, please do not hesitate to contact me on 0113 200 3755 or email me at

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