User Researcher (SC)
||LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
||Market Rates Apply
My client urgently requires an User Researcher to work on a project responsible for identifying user needs and influencing service design to meet them.
Essential skills and experience
> Experience of agile working alongside a developer and technical architect using centred design practices to ensure user stories and user research are at the heart of product design.
> Proven ability to design services to meet valid user needs including planning, designing and conducting usability testing of prototypes.
> Experience of mapping user journeys.
> Excellent written and verbal communication including strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers and stakeholders.
> Experience creating and delivering workshops.
> Experience using analytics, research and insights to make improvements that meet user needs.
> Experience Delivering outputs in line with Government Digital Service Standard and assessment process.
> Ability to Identify users and potential users of specific, niche services in the public domain (particularly those similar to military service records service) and securing their participation in user research.
> Experience identifying assisted digital users and engaging them to ensure the service is designed to enable maximum digital take up.
> Proven ability to update ser needs and user stories throughout the cycles of iterative product development to feed into prototype development and influence product direction.
Location: Remote working possible but primary locations Portsmouth or York.
Travel: Will be required in other regions of UK but expenses paid for travel away from primary locations (Portsmouth & York).
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
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