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Date posted:  Sep 30, 2021

Shanghai, CN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  7882

Senior 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.


·   Plan and conduct user research activities – interviews, focus groups, workshops, participatory design sessions, contextual inquiry, user-tests, persona creation, task flows, scenarios, user journeys, benchmark analysis, usability studies, and similar approaches. 

·   Advocate user needs and pain points proactively and take business constraints into consideration to translate findings into clear insights and actionable design recommendations to the team. 

·   Work closely with product owner, content expert, UX/UI designer and visual designer experts to define wireframes and mock-ups, and with developers to transmit the design recommendations. 


·   3– 5 years relevant work experience. 

·   Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, a related field or equivalent practical experience 

·   Strong communication skills, excellent time-management and multi-tasking. 

·   Knowledge of the pros and cons of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process. 

·   Interest in agriculture industry and low LSM segments 

·   Candidates with prior experience in conducting user research in rural areas will have an added advantage 

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.


This role is being pipelined for January 2022

Apply no later than

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) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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