Technical Author

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  • Sector:

    Design Consultancy, Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    £280/day (Umbrella)

  • Contact:

    Mike Baldwin

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Technical Author: Contract, Corsham, nr. Bath, Duration: at least 12-months, Rate: £280/day umbrella
KEY Skills: MoD, Technical Author, Security Clearance, SC


The Role:
In what is a fantastic contract opportunity, the MoD’s Information Systems business unit requires a Technical Author for at least the next twelve months; crafting superlative technical reports and manuals, from source material and references of a technical nature.

Duties will involve:
The successful Technical Author will;
Analyse and adapt technical documents to make sure they are written to local and industry standards;
Produce concise and accurate manuals or handbooks from a variety of source information, including but not limited to: engineering data, system specifications and technical diagrams;
Be responsible for the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of each publication;
Work with internal teams to obtain an understanding of the product and the documentation requirements.

The Candidate:
Due to the sensitive nature of the subject matter involved, candidates will require active Security Check (SC) clearance.
In addition, you’ll ideally have;
Experience in creating technical documents in a defence and information management area is beneficial;
Good working knowledge of IT equipment and systems;
Ability to interpret basic technical data;
Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
Excellent documentation skills with working knowledge of MS Office and 365 software;
The ability to express instructions clearly and briefly in simple English, and is appropriate for its intended audience.

To discuss this Technical Author vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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