Lead Technical Author

Lead Technical Author

Job Title: Lead Technical Author
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897014_1605610174
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 17, 2020 10:49

Job Description

Are you an experienced Technical Author with leadership experience? Our client is a leading provider of technical and documentation services to blue chip clients throughout the UK and Europe.

They have a strong track record in producing technical documentation for the MOD and currently have several major projects on the go. They are currently looking to recruit a Technical Publications Team Leader to join their growing Documentation department.

This position would suit an ambitious and experienced Technical Author who wants to take the next step in their career.

As a Lead Technical Author you will be involved in all aspects of the running of our clients Technical Publications department, in support of the Department Manager.

Responsibilities will include:
*Technical Authoring, Assisting in the compilation of quotations
*Project management of Technical Publication Projects to meet budget and delivery timescales
*Quality, Line management and supervision of a small team, Reporting, Customer Liaison etc

Essential requirements:
*Proven experience as a Technical Author within Defence or Aerospace sectors
*Project Management experience
*Management experience
*The ability to produce concise and accurate manuals from a variety of source information, predominantly engineering drawings, CAD data and system specifications
*Experience of producing publications to JSP (D) 543, AESP 0100 and ASD S1000D
*Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and ensure that the deliverables are available within the designated time frame and to the necessary quality level.
*Ideally you will have Experience of building IETPs in Trilogi

Overview : Technical Author Team Leader,
Salary Negotiable DOE
Deputy Publications Manager/Senior Technical Author
Location, Gloucestershire/Bristol
Home working would be an option but there would be Travel required to the Bristol/Gloucester area

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.