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Head of UX | b2b SaaS

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Oct 29, 2018

London

Freelance

Agent: Sarah E.

Job #: 140040

Salary: up to £80k (doe)

Job Description


Head of UX required for a B2B SaaS based in central London.
12mth FTC
My market leading client are looking for a charismatic Head of UX for join on a 12mth FTC (Mat cover) leading the UX side of the business through team management and mentoring as well as broader stakeholder management within the wider business.

You will be joining at an exciting time as the team expands across two different sites and has a strong roadmap of projects on the horizon. The existing team is made up of UX and UX/UI and a UI team who is overseas. The Head of UX is not necessarily a hands on UX role more an individual who understand the day to day projects, challenges, runs standups, prioritisation, schedules work  as well as is able to add value to the teams process and open doors to new approaches to trickier problems.
You will also be experienced in working with a multi functional senior management team showing your commitment to UX being a fundamental part of the business as it matures. 

You will work closely with the Head of Product and CTO to govern the UX Process & Planning & Prioritisation of Work. You will confidently lead planning sessions with the teams to review Product Briefs, determine tasks, estimate work and schedule workload prioritisation of the backlog in collaboration with Product Managers and Product Owners 

Essential competencies and behaviours: 

Pragmatic approach to problem solving
Experience with SaaS B2B products across multiple platforms 
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Multi location team management 
Experience of creating efficiencies eg UI library 
Qualitative approach to assessing outputs
An ability to empower and mentor your team, fostering a collaborative, productive and positive 
environment 
Ability to appropriately challenge others 
Ability to educate others on the role of UX 
A compelling leader with design skills that inspire 
7+ years UX/Design experience – you will be able to bring expertise in scaling UX/Design, Design 
Systems, User Research and Testing, developing UX/Design consistency across a large number of applications 
The ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment 
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present projects and status reports to team leadership 
Experience of working in agile delivery environments 
Adaptability

 

If this sounds like you, then a compelling opportunity awaits you. Apply today with an update CV and portfolio of relevant case studies that highlight your end to end UX / design experiences as an over view of your current situation and what you are looking for in a role.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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