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Digital Research Assistant

  • Financial Services
  • Cirencester
  • 21/09/2023
  • Permanent
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Location: Cirencester Office

Employment Type: Permanent 

We are seeking an organised and proactive Research Assistant to join our Digital Proposition and Engagement Division. The Digital Research Assistant will help Design Teams, Product Owners and Stakeholders understand the motivations, goals and needs of our customers.

As well as coordinating and supporting research activities, the role includes developing and maintaining SJP’s research library, surfacing relevant insights and identifying trends for story-telling.

If you are enthusiastic about digital research with a passion for technology, we would love you hear from you!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Scheduling and supporting research activities such as surveys, workshops, user interviews and testing sessions
  • Uploading, analysing and categorising data from research activities
  • Publishing reports and blog posts, summarising the findings and implications of researches
  • Maintaining quality standards to preserve the integrity of research data and findings, across our research community of practice
  • Handling the commercial aspects of our research services and platforms, including budgeting and liaising with suppliers
  • Turning Research data into clear findings that guide decisions

Who are we looking for?

  • Good understanding and experience of user research, including the tools and techniques used.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the technologies used to build and operate digital services. Understands the different technical roles in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Understands organisational strategy and objectives at a working level, enabling alignment research activities.
  • Proficient ability of analysis, judgement and decision making, to include an understanding of processes involved in participant recruitment and synthesis of research activity.
  • Strong communications skills and experience communicating to internals and external team members.

What's in it for you?

  • Private Medical - up to family cover paid for by Company– via BUPA. No excess for claims.*
  • Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness.*
  • Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service up to 15%) with further pension matching.
  • Parental leave – 6 months full pay
  • Babylon GP app (connects you with a virtual GP in a matter of hours)
  • 28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy up to an additional 5 days holiday

*Not applicable to Fixed-Term Contracts (standard uplift applies in lieu of the protection benefits)

Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

What's next?

Our team will be in touch. As a business regulated by the FCA we would advise you to familiarise yourself with the conduct regulations and in particular consumer duty obligations prior to an interview with SJP.


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