Product Researcher
London, UK
10d ago

The role in a nutshell

Sr. Product researcher collaborate with cross-functional team of product managers, designers, data analysts, engineers, stakeholders and university students.

This job is to primarily own and drive research projects within UNiLAB from start to finish. Additionally, help with internal company initiatives and product projects outside of UNiLAB.

We are looking for a researcher who is excited about using strategic research to identify what our students and partners want, what problems they are facing, and ensure that our products and services are designed in a way that’s intuitive, relevant, easy to use, and most of all meaningful.

Our product researcher is involved at every stage of the UNiLAB design thinking process from understanding the initial problems our students have, through to evaluation of new concepts and prototypes, right through to the evaluation of products (MLP) post-launch.

Sitting with the Product Experience team with a human-centric approach, research plays a key role in the process of product design and development.

Hence, this position offers a great opportunity to influence product features and strategy.

Day to day responsibilities

Gather insights on students and partners needs using various research methods and provide recommendations for improvement for UNiLAB initiatives

Collect and analyse user behaviours through ethnography, interviews, surveys, benchmark studies, and experiments whether online or within a physical space

Work with designers, product managers, engineers, and other team members to prioritise research opportunities

Understand and incorporate technical and business requirements into research

Advocate research findings to diverse audience through written reports and in-person presentations

Analyse qualitative and quantitative data to make product decisions and contribute to product roadmap

Inform user flows and user scenarios to provide the best human-centric experience

Help in the development of future markets rollouts of UNiLAB

What we need from you

At least 5 years of relevant experience

Experience conducting structured interviews, contextual field studies, user testing either live or remote

Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices

Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams

Experience in rapid prototyping and usability measurement

Expertise in design thinking and UX fundamentals

Excellent communicator (written and verbal, formal and informal)

Ability to multi-task under pressure and work independently with minimal supervision

Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously and have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to quickly develop recommendations based on qualitative and qualitative evidence

Promote human-centric design principles and best practice across UNiLAB and the organisation.

A strong knowledge of Generation Z audience segmentation.

Specialism in anthropology, human factors, psychology, or other related fields

Previous researching experience in innovation lab

The perks

We've gone from strength to strength since we started in 2011. We've accomplished a lot, but in many ways, this is just the beginning.

This is the chance for you to get in on the ground zero. An opportunity to make a difference within a rapidly growing business with global reach.

We offer a fast paced, fun & social working environment where you can truly make an impact with your work.

We work hard at UNiDAYS, but we also believe in fair compensation for hard work.That's why we're pleased to offer all employees full access to our comprehensive benefits package. This includes :

25 days holiday per year increasing with length of service + flexible bank holidays

Life assurance policy

4 : 30 finish on Fridays during Summer


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