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Technical Publications Manager

Technical Publications Manager

Job Title: Technical Publications Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £1 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893657_1504087454
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email: james@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 30, 2017 11:04

Job Description

Are you an experienced Technical Publications Manager or Technical Author with team leadership experience?

Our client are a World leading defence organisation. You will have the opportunity to work alongside leading thinkers in the industry at a company renowned for cutting edge technologies and innovative solutions. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

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

Responsibilities include:
Leading and managing the technical publications team of authors and illustrators, Ensuring schedule adherence, prioritisation of workloads for the authoring team
Management of the Technical Publications team and suppliers to ensure coherence and consistency across the Technical Publications
Production of progress reports and metrics for the ILS manager
You will Chair the Technical Publication Working Group Meetings
Analysis of OEM Technical Publication deliverables, including DMRL and Data Modules
Delivery of the Technical Publication Programme(s) to schedule and budget

Essential requirements:

You will have considerable experience in the Technical Authoring domain with solid Team Leadership experience
A thorough knowledge of either Def Stan 00-60, ASD S1000D, PTC Arbortext Editor, Simplified Technical English (STE)
Ideally you will have an understanding of ASD S2000M (including the NATO Codification process)
A working knowledge of the Aspect.cs IP software package
An understanding of current MoD (Tri-service) maintenance strategies.

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.