Lead UX Designer

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 by Shepherds Friendly Society

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£60k - £60k Annual

Shepherds Friendly is a modern mutual society, offering a variety of adult and children's financial products and services such as ISAs, savings plans, life insurance and income protection. Located in south Manchester in the heart of Cheadle village, the Society has been providing financial security to members for almost 200 years.

Guided by our values of working together, doing the right thing, and making a difference, we are committed to delivering a service which helps our members plan their finances and secure their family's future. In a world of financial complexity, we believe in the power of simplicity.

We are current recruiting for a Lead UX Designer within the Marketing department to join our team of talented individuals. In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Performing on-going research that will drive UX strategy and ensure the research is presented and shared with the other stakeholders in the Society's
  • Making recommendations for improvements to the Society's user experience
  • Contributing to the development of the Society's UX & UI strategy
  • Ensuring delivery of the Society's UX & UI strategy
  • Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of current and emerging UX trends and issues

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of researching and implementing new UX journeys
  • In-depth knowledge of UX skills and trends
  • The ability to gain the trust and commitment of other staff to ensure departmental objectives are met
  • A flexibility which enables the prioritisation of urgent business requirements and requests ahead of day-to-day workloads
  • A resilient and determined approach focussed upon delivering outputs on time and to budget
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

Most importantly, we offer:

  • Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
  • Flexible working hours with the option to work from home
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Access to wellbeing support services through Nuffield Health and the National Bereavement Service, including access to 24/7 online GP, discounted gym membership, mental health support, free eye tests and flu vaccinations
  • Company benefits including life insurance, pension scheme, four paid well-being days, and various social and charitable events throughout the year including a volunteering day at a charity of your choice.
  • Optional benefits including cycle to work scheme, holiday trading, etc.
  • 4pm finish on Friday!

Diversity and Inclusion

The Society strives to build and nurture an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our people to connect with our members and the communities we serve. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies and practices, flexible working arrangements, employee engagement initiatives and office facilities and services to support people from different backgrounds.

Reference: 1640288228

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