|Listed on:||18th November|
|Salary/Rate:||£30,932 - £33,925|
Our reward package
The Met Office is recruiting for a Senior User Researcher, to join our UX team, based at Exeter HQ with hybrid/ remote working.
Your total reward package is potentially worth up to £45,161 per annum, which includes basic salary, market forces supplement, potential corporate bonus, employer pension contributions.
As our Senior User Researcher, your starting salary will be £30932.00 with opportunities to progress to £33925.00 over time. New joiners to the Met Office will start on the salary band minima. This role attracts a market forces supplement of £1,125 per annum paid quarterly, pro-rated from the date of taking up the appointment to 31 March 2022 - this scheme is currently under review.
Your package includes: - Outstanding Civil Service Pension - Flexible hours and homeworking - Annual Leave starting at 27.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 32.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) after 5 years and option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year of annual leave - Cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel - Access to discounted shopping on a range of retail, leisure and lifestyle categories
Who we are
We provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, to help people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.
Our exceptional people deliver scientific, technological and operational expertise and provide critical services. Our people work together to deliver extraordinary impact, making us one of the most trusted forecasters in the world.
A career at the Met Office opens a wealth of opportunities to work with world class partners, such as Microsoft, ESRI, AWS and many others.
You'll be at the heart of the User Experience team, using agile methodologies and UX best practice to build and support digital solutions for our users.
We put our people at the heart of our decisions as an employer and aim to provide outstanding working conditions and career development opportunities. We will invest heavily in training and personal development to help you to reach your highest potential. You can expect to enjoy a flexible working day, we'll do our best to agree a working pattern that suits you.
Our values - it's who we are:
We're the Met Office, come and join us and help us to make a difference.
As our Senior User Researcher, in the UX team, you will:
Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
How to apply
Click below and attach your CV and a Cover Letter which evidences how you meet the each of the essential criteria. Closing date 02/12/2021 with interviews commencing from 13/12/2021.
How we can help:
If you are considering applying and need assistance to do so, please contact us via . You can request adjustments either within your application or by contacting us. Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test or a scenario-based activity.
You can select in your application to be considered under the Disability Confident (Guaranteed Interview) Scheme. To be invited to interview/assessment under this scheme, your application must meet the essential criteria for the role.
We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from those with all protected characteristics. We recruit on merit, fairness, and open competition in line with the Civil Service Code.
We can only accept applications from those eligible to live and work in the UK - please refer to GOV.UK for information.
Contact Name: Hannah Bird
Job ID: 3007299