Senior Design / UX Researcher

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Competitive
  • Company
    Lloyds Banking Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    10 February 2022  
    Posted on
    14 January 2022  

Play a lead role in the integration & pragmatic application of design in a multidisciplinary team of designers, product owners and engineers. Champions human centred design and help change mind-sets about problem solving. Helps others succeed through coaching and by sharing knowledge, being an active member of the Design community

At Lloyds Banking Group, we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper and to become the best Financial Services provider for our customers. Through our brands, our Group has a relationship with just about every household and community in the UK. We underpin the lives of millions of individuals and businesses, and play a key role in helping to build a growing UK economy.

About the role:

We’re looking for a talented, experienced design researcher to lead the research strategy within your area in Servicing. We’re looking for someone to deliver robust, high quality, collaborative research that helps your team unlock the opportunities for customers and the business. You’ll be part of our multidisciplinary design team that identifies and solves real customer problems.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're on a journey to build the bank of the future, redefining an experience that’s integral to everyday life. This is a terrific opportunity to join us in our mission to help Britain recover and touch the lives of more than 26 million customers.

You'll make a difference when you: 

  • Think strategically about the key questions and risks in product development – and how research can solve this
  • Identify ways to join up research and join up our customer experience across LBG
  • Share knowledge and improve design research methods as an active member of the Design community.
  • Collaborate with and influence your multi-disciplinary design and product teams to grow a culture of design research and design thinking

What we need from you:

  • Strong experience with a broad range of research techniques and analysis
  • Strong experience creating research plans to address key questions for product development and design teams
  • Understand when to use qual and quant research
  • A collaborative mindset to work closely and quickly with a multi-disciplinary team.

What you can bring to the role:

Essential:

  • Create research plans for your area of Servicing by collaborating with your team to unlock the key research questions and drawing on your deep experience of research to decide the best methods to answer these questions
  • Deliver high quality research for complex projects, that engages designers and product owners
  • Build trusted relationships with key partners and influence effectively from strategy through to delivery
  • Influence product development decisions to be based on customer-evidence!
  • Support the research strategy for LBG, identifying ways to improve our ways of working
  • Mentor, coach and develop other researchers to foster an enjoyable, inclusive culture of research excellence
  • Coach designers and product owners to value design research and drive forward a culture of design thinking
  • Possess a growth mentality and be keep to adopt new ways of thinking to enhance how we do research
  • Experience mentoring or coaching people

Desirable:

  • Experience in both qualitative and quantitative research
  • Experience managing people
  • Experience overseeing agencies to deliver research

Together we'll make it possible...

So what can we offer you in return? 

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity. 

You'll also receive a package that includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15% 
  • Share plans 
  • 30 days holiday (plus Public) 

With our breadth, reach and diversity, we provide excellent opportunities for career growth and development. You'll get plenty of support, and you’ll be surrounded by people who empower you to take the initiative, build relationships and make it happen. Together we can make a positive difference to our customers, our colleagues and our communities!

Are you interested in joining us?

Apply today, we’d love to hear from you... 

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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