User Researcher at Agilesphere LLP, Remote/London, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Remote (London, UK)
  • May 09, 2022
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Fimatix are a leading Agile Software Delivery consultancy and we are looking for a contract User Researcher to help us with a Government client. This will be part of a discovery team leading onto a transformation piece of work. You will needs to have GDS experience.

You will:

User researchers plan, design and carry out research activities with users that help teams get a deep understanding of the people that use government services. This research informs policy, proposition, service, content and interaction design so that services work well for users and achieves policy intent.

Skills required to be a user researcher

You will need the following skills for this role, although the level of expertise for each will vary, depending on the role level.

  • Analysis and synthesis. You can turn research data into clear findings that inform decisions. You know how to involve colleagues in analysis and synthesis to increase consensus and challenge assumptions.
  • Inclusive research. You understand the diversity of users of government services. You know how to include all kinds of users in appropriate research activities to help teams deliver accessible services.
  • Research skills. You understand and have experience of a range of user research methods. You can choose appropriate methods for different stages of the product life cycle and situations. You know how to apply methods correctly.
  • Society and technology. You understand the social and technological context for government services. You can help colleagues understand how digital technology is changing user behaviour, and the challenges and opportunities for government services.
  • Strategic insight. You understand organisational strategy and objectives. You can align user research activities with objectives to create strategic insights that inform policy and proposition.
  • Technical understanding. You demonstrate knowledge of the technologies used to build and operate digital services. You understand the different technical roles in a multidisciplinary team.
  • User-centred and agile practices. You understand user-centred design practices and know how to embed them into an agile workflow to deliver timely findings. You can work in an open, iterative and collaborative way in a multidisciplinary team.

Please apply now for an immediate conversation.