Technical Author

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £200.00 - £230.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Hayley Murray

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We are currently recruiting for a Technical Author to carry out the following principal duties:

  • Develop the platform for the maintenance documentation currently held on supplier database.
  • Produce processes to ensure future updates to the documentation can be carried out in a controlled and assured manner

The Knowledge, Skills and Experience expected of the Technical Author will be as follows:

  • Knowledge of technical authoring tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of following software solutions: MS Word, MS Excel, Adobe FrameMaker
  • To be able to fully converse and interact with highly technical resources internally and externally
  • Ability to use evidence based insights to ensure that deliverables meet required standards
  • Ability to negotiate with and influence suppliers, technical teams and Senior Managers
  • Clear and concise writing style with a flair for turning technical subjects and jargon into easily understood text, diagrams and images
  • An awareness of graphic design, and the processes involved in print and online publishing.
  • An awareness of technical architecture and how this is best documented
  • Experience in authoring technical documents for use by technical and non technical audiences

***This role is working in the public sector and therefore must be set up on a PAYE or Umbrella basis. No limited companies are permitted. ***

In order to apply for the Technical Author, please submit your CV and contact details via this advert.