User Researcher

User Researcher required by Whitehall Resources for an initial 6 month contract based in London

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

Task Description:

As a 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

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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