Digital User Researcher

As a Digital User Researcher you will work independently to plan and carry out research projects from preparation through to sharing of research outcomes

You will make use of the most appropriate research methods and tools to turn research insights into recommendations that align with the department’s goals and/or delivery outcomes.

You will also be responsible for communicating with the users and championing core research principles to team members. Finally, you will test high level and specific aspects of a service, presenting the research findings to help gain consensus and take action based on research finding. You will have the support of experienced User Researchers within the practice, but will be expected to lead within the scope of your work.

As a Digital User Researcher you are responsive to changes in technology, adapting their approach accordingly. You can make decisions to meet user needs in the social, technical and government context. You will understand the importance of assisted digital and are able to design services and make decisions to meet user’s needs.

The successful candidate will have a degree or professional qualification in Market Research/Social Science/Research Human Computer Interaction/Usability/Cognitive Psychology/ or related field; or equivalent professional experience and will be able to work and communicate effectively within an Agile team. Experience of working for a government department with knowledge of Government Digital Standards is also required.

This is a 6-month contract paying up to £600 per day (inside IR35)

For more information and a discussion about this opportunity, please contact me.
Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive; only suitable applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.


Salary: Up to £600 per day

Contract: Contract

Location: Manchester/Newcastle

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