WE ARE LOOKING FOR A USER RESEARCH ANAYLST TO JOIN OUR TEAM. 

User Research
Up to £30k

We are looking for a User Research Analyst to join the team and provide a fantastic service to all of our learners.

About Us

High Speed Training is a team of over 70 people who are striving to fulfil our mission: Deliver training that helps people to be engaged, effective and safe in the career they’ve chosen.

To do this, we create online training courses that help customers across a wide-range of subjects and sectors. Having trained over a million people, we’re always looking to create new ways of engaging with our learners, and we’re looking forward to training the next million.

Your role in the team

This position will need you to have some relevant experience in analytics, along with a desire to forge a career in this environment. You’ll also have good IT skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, coupled with knowledge of data science techniques and tools. You will have some knowledge of, and an interest in, online measurement across a wide variety of platforms, such as video, mobile, social networks etc. This role will expect you to have the ability to work with data and present in a clear way.

You’ll be part of a User Research Team with a focus on identifying the needs of our varied user base including external learners, external managers and internal colleagues. You will be involved at all stages of the research process from using data to identify areas of improvement right through to assisting with additional data to prove the effectiveness of a change.

User Research Analysts at High Speed Training have the following responsibilities:

  • Help identify areas to increase efficiency and automation of processes
  • Help identify, evaluate and implement external services and tools to support data validation and cleansing
  • Produce and track key performance indicators
  • Gather, understand and document detailed business requirements using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Analyse and interpret complex data sets relating to the business
  • Help drive customer retention across all channels through driving a data lead strategy


What we're looking for

  • Skilled with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, SQL and other data manipulation tools
  • Demonstrate confidence in working with large datasets and experience turning this into insight
  • Track record in presenting this insight, making recommendations and getting buy in from internal stakeholders
  • Empathy, being able to put yourself in the place of a user or colleague to add depth to insights
  • Curiosity, wanting to learn more from the data than just the first thing you see
  • Honesty, avoiding adding your own biases to the data and having the ability to admit when a dataset doesn’t contain anything of value

Our people are at the heart of our business and we offer a great environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you'll need for a rewarding career with a team who are passionate about what they do. This is backed by our recent 3 star accreditation, the highest accolade from Best Companies achieved through our ‘world class’ levels of engagement.

We are fully committed to supporting our staff to work in a flexible way that allows them to balance all of their commitments both inside and outside of work. As we move forward and grow we are committed to supporting our teams to work in a way that lets them be at their best, whether that’s on-site or remotely, traditional or flexible working hours.

We'll welcome you on-board with 24 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) with the opportunity to buy additional holiday if you fancy an extended break, a great annual bonus scheme, the latest mobile phone and contract (that’s on us!), and a staff benefits scheme (with over 250 discounts and offers available).

We also offer free life insurance (which covers 4-times your salary), private medical insurance for you and your family and an attractive pension package.

Having fun both inside and outside work is really important to us so we have a highly motivated social committee who organise regular social events which previously ranged from escape rooms, meals out and bowling to Tough Mudders. They’ve even worked hard to keep the fun going virtually since we’ve all been unable to get together.

Our head office is in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. In response to Covid-19 we are currently operating as a fully remote business. We are following government guidelines closely and all employees are working from home wherever possible until further notice. We are open to applications no matter where you are located and we have moved our interview and onboarding process to be fully virtual.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marital and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sex or sexual orientation.


High Speed Training in Ilkley

The picturesque town of Ilkley is situated in the Wharfe Valley, at the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales. The town is famous for its moor and you'll find fantastic countryside and walks for all abilities on our doorstep. The town is also home to one of the largest cycling clubs in the country.

At around a 25 minute commute from Leeds city central (by rail) and easily accessible by road, our main office is in a great location to enjoy all this.