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User Researcher - Newcastle

Newcastle Job No. r00211772 Full-time

Job Description

User Researcher

Location: Newcastle

Please Note: Due to the nature of client work you will be undertaking, you will need to be willing to go through a Security Clearance process as part of this role, which requires 5+ years UK address history at the point of application.

Hybrid Working: This role will require you to work from our Newcastle, Cobalt Business Park office 3 days per week.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skills and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

This is a great opportunity to work across multiple different clients in a range of industries. As a member of our close-knit UX and Design team, you will champion the value of User-Centred Design across all products and services as part of delivery standard process.

As a User Researcher you will:

  • Plan, design and conduct user research sessions to support the design and development of client services and products
  • Lead the research process from developing user recruitment briefs through to conducting sessions remotely or face-to-face, session analysis, report writing and playback to your team
  • Collaborate with product owners and service managers to devise appropriate research strategies that will generate focused insights
  • Convert concepts and emerging findings into high quality stimulus material
  • Work with designers and developers to turn user data and insights into actionable requirements that feed into prototype development, and influence product direction
  • Work as a part of Agile delivery teams and possess the hard and soft skills required to participate in design and delivery and be able to identify and progress client issues
  • Work closely with our UX & Design Team, to share knowledge, learn new skills, and design transformational services


We are looking for experience in the following skills

  • You have worked as part of an Agile Scrum team
  • You are always comfortable advocating for your users, and helping your team and partners navigate a user-centred design process
  • Some experience working with GDS standards would be beneficial but not essential

Set yourself apart:

  • Have a portfolio where you can show examples of User Journeys, Personas, User Research, Prototyping, User Testing and User Interface Design.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications: 31/08/2024

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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