Senior UX Researcher

UK (Remote)
Posted on:
November 11, 2022

Retain International are building the next generation in resource management. We're looking for a Senior User Researcher to provide leadership, direction and communication in all areas relating to user and product research.

In this role you'll help improve our process, define strategic research plans and help build the team into an industry-leading research unit.

What you'll be doing:

  • Iterative, customer-centric exploration of problems and solutions
  • Plan, conduct and report qualitative and quantitative research activities including ethnographic research, interviews, field studies, diary studies, focus groups, co-creation activities and surveys
  • Plan, conduct and report qualitative and quantitative evaluation activities to test the usability, experience and market-fit for our products and services, including in-person or remote usability testing and A/B testing
  • Participate in design sprints and fast-paced cycles of opportunity identifications and elaborations and concept explorations
  • Collaborate and build trusted relationships with product managers, designers, product marketing and engineers
  • Participant recruitment across geos and segments
  • Knowledge sharing of user insights, tools and processes with digital network teams as well as broadly within Sage
  • Monitoring and continuously improving our services and solutions for better user experience and adoption
  • Mentoring and supporting junior researchers within the team

What we're looking for:

  • Extensive experience in User Research
  • Experience across a range of qualitative methods including in-depth interviews, usability testing, diary studies; in person and remotely, for global audiences
  • Be an authority in UX best practices and approaches, with a strong track record of leading complex research projects to success
  • Be looked to for guidance by others and have experience delivering training and mentoring to others
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills: you're a confident communicator, and up for the challenge of pushing the needs of readers into all areas of the business
  • Strong collaboration skills and be prepared to work closely with different research and design disciplines

About Capita Retain International

Founded in 1992, Retain International meets the needs of professional services firms in resource planning and talent management. Consultants, auditors and lawyers in 65 countries use Retain daily to ensure optimal resource allocation.

The success of Retain reflects a unique practical approach to customers' needs combined with the best people and the latest technology that enables it to exceed every expectation. This is why Retain is trusted - among others - by the Big Four accounting firms on a global scale.

Retain offers products on various platforms such as Windows, a browser or a mobile device. In every case, customers have complete control over their data. They also have the ability to customize many aspects of the software to meet their specific needs. In addition to its flagship Wallchart product, Retain also provides add-ons such as a Retain Skills, a talent management solution which helps identify and track employee skills so that suitable training programs can be implemented to plug any gaps. Retain International is a global organization with decades of experience integrating with leading Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Retain International Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capita Plc.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive basic salary (dependent on experience)
  • 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

Equal Opportunities

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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