User Experience Researcher

Job Location

Cairo

Deadline

October 30, 2021

Department

Research & Innovation

About the job

We’re looking for a highly motivated User Experience Researcher who wants to join an international start-up and take on the challenge of their life! Our vision is to build the world’s best company, therefore we need to build the world’s best team.


Capiter is a B2B marketplace that brings together FMCGs, Wholesalers and merchants to the same platform, enabling merchants to order their products through the e-commerce platform and receive credit on their purchases. As of today it’s serving +20k merchants and +150 FMCGs and wholesalers.The focus is to create value for merchants and improve their income.

We are a versatile team of +200 problem solvers who love making the impossible possible. We strive for a diverse and entrepreneurial company culture with people who are curious and want to be the best at what they do.

We are backed by top tier VC’s such as Quona Capital, Shrooq Partners, MSA and some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the Middle East.


Profile:


The role is responsible for owning the user research and experience and help technology teams and businesses create an end-to-end digital ecosystem for the B2B Marketplace at Capiter. We are building technology products and services to help our  Retail Merchants, Brand Partners and Wholesale Partners manage the complexities of B2B lead generation, logistics and sales management and reach out to the $50B  market comprising more than 400K+ merchants across Egypt.

This UX Researcher will be responsible for answering the most challenging questions in design. You reveal what users need from our products by conducting primary and secondary research, exploring behaviors' and motivations, evaluating qualitative and quantitative data.

Collaborating and working with teams across different time zones consisting of designers, product managers, engineers, etc., you will help develop features that solve real-world customer problems. Most importantly, you help the UX team understand what makes a user’s experience feel more intuitive, accessible, and even magical.


Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct research using a variety of methods both generative and evaluative, to help us understand how to improve our products and challenge ideas based on evidence

  • Own all aspects of the research projects: Planning, Recruitment, Data Collection, Synthesis, Reporting and Socialising

  • Evangelise research and contribute to the development of strong and innovative research practice across Capiter

  • Ensure team engagement in user research studies, and help Product Managers, Design and Engineering foster a shared understanding of research findings to drive research-informed decision making

  • Share insights across your team in creative ways to help them understand the needs of our customers and users, inform design decisions, and improve the usability of our product

We are looking for someone with

  • Exceptional behavioral data-collection and analysis skills, e.g., designing, conducting, and analysing all kinds of user data as well as familiarity with internet-development technologies and tools

  • The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, multi-task, and collaborate effectively with remote teams in multiple time zones in an agile environment

  • Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule

Qualifications:

  • Bring 2+ years of hands-on experience as UX Researcher

  • Have a graduate or postgraduate degree in design / psychology / social sciences / anthropology

  • Be organised, driven, diligent and creative

  • Work with geographically remote teams

  • Be proficient in various qualitative and perhaps some quantitative research methods too: including but not limited to interviews, usability testing, surveys, and concept testing

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of different research methods, and know when to apply each method

  • Be proficient in processing and analysing research results, to generate impactful strategic and tactical recommendations

  • Attention to detail and exceptional written, verbal, and communication skills

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating past work experience (especially UX work) and deliverables (eg: study plans, reports)

Preferred Qualifications ( not mandatory):

  • MBA/MS in Social Science or Cognitive Psychology

  • Retail/E-commerce research experience in a global context

What you can expect from us

  • The opportunity to build MENA region’s most innovative B2B  marketplace, a global business, meaningful network and experience.

  • Learn and work with some of the best entrepreneurs that will give you insights to all relevant aspects of building a company.

  • Explore and learn from a diverse set of employees and new cultures and gain different perspectives to problems, processes, technologies and solutions.

  • Work in a flat, modern organisation with no bureaucracy where trust is the most important trait

  • Work in a fast-paced organisation where time between decisions to actions is minimal.

  • Best in industry salary, benefits and stock options with huge potential of performance driven  growth