Senior Human Factors Consultant

Recruiter
Gold Group Ltd.
Location
North London
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Ben's
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for someone with good experience in consulting around Human Behaviour, who also understands its value within the design process. Somebody who can contribute to the companies ongoing HF development in the coming years.

You will be responsible for consulting on a variety of projects from transport infrastructure to medical device technology. You will work alongside the design team and be exposed to working with a range of other disciplines within the customers own teams.

What are we looking for?
- Someone with a background in human behavioural sciences and design - this could be ergonomics, human factors or psychology. We would also be interested in people from other areas such as service design, industrial design or UX.
- Someone with experience of applying your discipline to digital projects and have good experience around the UX discipline.

Experience in two key areas:
Transport (in particular, rail)
Medical Devices.
You should have worked in at least one of these.

- We are looking for people with around 3-8 years of consultancy experience
- You need to demonstrate your understanding of human factors within the design process bringing a good knowledge of user research and testing methods
- You must bring experience of working in a consultancy and be able to demonstrate good client-facing skills.
- Someone who welcomes variety in the work they do and is prepared to work autonomously but come together in teams as required.

Key Duties:
Deliver Human Factors & design research skills to understand users and user behaviours
Participate in and lead user-centered design projects
Work closely with designers to articulate user needs
Conduct user trials
Project management of small to medium sized programmes

Core Competencies
Ethnographic and design research methods
UX design skills
Service design methods
Integration of human factors into design & engineering projects
Application of human factors to transport and medical technology projects

We work across many different sectors from transport to energy, healthcare, security, culture and sports. A third of our work is overseas so we provide the opportunity for experiencing work in different cultures and practices.

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