User Researcher - 6 Month Contract

Recruiter
83zero Ltd
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1184964422
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
User Researcher
£475 Per Day
Newcastle

Essential Criteria

You will be an experienced user researcher, familiar in using a variety of methodologies and proven ability to:

* Apply user-centred service design and delivery practices and put users first in a government context.

* Choose appropriate methods for different life cycle phases and situations.

* Engage different disciplines within multi-disciplinary teams with a good research process and involve teams in analysis to increase consensus and challenge assumptions.

* Research diverse audiences to create accessible digital services.

* Convince stakeholders to take a user-centred approach, based on evidence.

* Understand the wider implications and long-term impact of business issues and activities.

Desirable Criteria

* Experience in managing research operations, including; participant recruitment, procurement of services, and providing guidance and operational support to other researchers.

* Experience of taking a leading role in developing communities of practice and improving collaboration between researchers across an organisation.

* Experience of coaching and upskilling team members and supervising the work of others.

* A degree in HCI/Usability/Cognitive Psychology/Anthropology/Human Sciences or related field, or relevant industry experience.

This is an urgent requirement so ideally the candidate should be immediately available or on a weeks' notice which is fine. If you are interested, please drop me apply with your most up to date CV

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