College of Teaching

User Researcher

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Completed applications

11
Completed applications
10 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 28 June 2016
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 5 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 12 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role User researcher
Summary of the work We are new membership organisation for the teaching profession, funded by the government but independent. We are currently developing our value proposition from scratch, which includes digital and physical offers, and we're looking for a user researcher to test and iterate our offer.
Latest start date 18/07/16
Expected contract length 4 months in the first instance
Location London
Organisation the work is for College of Teaching
Maximum day rate 400

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement We're done a few quantitative research pieces around what teachers are looking for. We're now looking to do qualitative research on a relatively large scale.
Who the specialist will work with We're building our agile team. In the first instance you'll be working within a multi disciplinary team including a technical architect/developer and a content designer, as well as service manager.
What the specialist will work on Run user research for the organisation (potentially inc. hiring further user researchers if needed) supporting the delivery of physical and digital products.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place 9-11 Endsleigh Gardens
London
WC1H0EH
Working arrangements Onsite 4 days a week. Potential travel to schools in London and outside.
Security clearance N/A

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions Standard

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • experience planning, designing and conducting in-house usability testing sessions to support the design and development of government services
  • experience leading the usability testing process from developing user recruitment briefs through to test moderation, analysis and report writing
  • experience conducting in-house research to test new product and concept developments
  • applying knowledge in human factors, ethnography, and the user-centered design process to product and service design in an iterative development environment
  • working closely with designers and developers to turn user data into actionable product/service requirements that feed into prototype development, and influence product direction
Nice-to-have skills and experience Managing day-to-day operations with a range of usability and market research agencies with accountability for schedules, value for money and deliverables

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 6
Cultural fit criteria
  • Collaboration and honesty in decision making
  • Putting users at the heart of everything we do
  • Fail fast, fail often. No blame culture.
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

40%

Cultural fit

15%

Price

45%

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