Office for National Statistics

Lead User Researcher

Posted on:
June 21, 2022

Location: This role offers regionally based roles across the UK, with a base site attached to either our Newport, Darlington or Fareham offices.

Salary: £50,205 - £60,189

Working Patterns: All our vacancies are offered as a flexible option of Fulltime, Parttime, Flexible working, Job Share

Closing Date: 11:55 pm on 7th July 2022

Do you have a passion for user research and understanding how users engage with systems and services?

Do you want to make a real difference, shaping ground-breaking data and analysis products? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We're looking for user-centred design professionals to join our highly driven and collaborative agile delivery teams. We are working on search and navigation, data, platforms and service reliability, using cutting-edge technologies.

As a Lead User Researcher you will be a expert practitioner, leading and aligning user research activities across several teams and ensure that teams take a user-centred, evidence-based approach to service design and delivery. You will develop and assure good user research practice.

It's an exciting time for Digital Publishing and for the ONS and we'd love to talk to you about the opportunities we have.

As a role within DDaT at the ONS, we also offer benefits such as:

• Protected Learning Time of up to 10% of your weekly hours, to spend on your personal development.

• A supportive and active Community of Practice which you will be expected to contribute to, helping ensure you and your colleagues get the training, development and opportunities you need to progress your careers.

In return we offer you:

✔Hybrid working in an organisation voted top in the UK for work-life balance

✔A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%

✔ A choice of working patterns *for every role* full-time, part-time, job-share.

✔Maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)

✔Employee Assistance Programmes

✔Diversity Network Groups

✔Mental Health Allies

✔Civil Service Sports and Social club

✔Generous holiday allowance – 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years service in addition to 9 public holidays

For more information about this role, a full application pack, and to apply, please follow the APPLY link to Civil Service Jobs

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