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Location: 

São Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  4694

Jr. User Researcher

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

Apply no later than

10/29/2020

About the Unit

Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions, which will work toward driving a more efficient and transparent food system. This position is part of the global user experience team. It's based in São Paulo, with team colleagues in Berlin and San Francisco. 

Responsibilities
  • Support qualitative and quantitative research, throughout the development lifecycle, informing both next generation and current generation solutions;
  • Endure creation of research plans and executes the research to achieve results;
  • Support processes to successfully and reliably reach and recruit target users from global key markets;
  • Maintain research governance processes, including ethics, compliance, and confidentiality agreements;
  • Utilize a suite of research frameworks and methods that can be applied to research scenarios;
  • Support the resource needs planning to inform budget and timeline;
  • Work with the research team to champion the adoption of customer informed strategic decision making within Yara; 
  • Interact with the key stakeholders in the business to ensure that strategic decisions are founded on user insights;
  • Perform research within the various development lifecycles of solutions that can benefit from conducting and sharing research insights and support prioritizing and scheduling the work to meet these needs;
  • Adapt to changing organizational structures such as lean and agile workflows. (This role requests a capacity to adapt research practices to an agile product development process);
  • Ensure that there is research excellence across the organization; training and mentoring people who may not been formally trained in research e.g. UX designers) to construct research plans and conduct research in an effective, non-biased way.   
Profile
  • Spirit of collaboration, protagonism, curiosity, sense of ownership and respect for differences;
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Psychology, or related field is preferred;
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese;
  • Business experience or a Master’s degree in a business-related field is a plus;
  • Experience in planning, conducting, analyzing and communicating customer insights to digital teams and stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within a team to execute end-to-end qualitative and quantitative research, including foundational, strategic, formative, evaluative, and tactical approaches;
  • Experience with statistical and analytical tools, such as SPSS and R, is a plus;
  • Comfortable working with large and complex data sets to derive meaning and insights;
  • Demonstrable experience working as part of the team within large scale, multi-device, customer-facing software projects;
  • Experience thriving in high stakes product development industries, such as agriculture, health, or automotive, where product or service mistakes have dire social and financial consequences is a plus;
  • A broad understanding research frameworks and methodologies, with experience in having applied many qualitative and quantitative approaches during digital projects. 
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Talent Acquisition

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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