Technical Author - Milton Keynes
Technical & Training Author We are looking for a highly motivated and driven Technical Author for an exciting client based in Milton Keynes. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Technical Writer to join an expanding team within a well-established and expanding business. Working with the Product and Software development team and other stakeholders you will produce and edit quality documentation to support the design, launch and operation of a wide range of products. You will write: *End-user documents, such as: installation guides, operation and maintenance manuals and training material *Writing and updating the required documentation against deadlines set by and agreed with the Business. *Produce technical support materials for products, including User Guides, Training materials and Computer based Training (CBTs) modules, as agreed. We are looking for a self-motivated, organised and highly ambitious Technical Author, with great time management and organisational skills. Candidates must have good communication skills and the confidence to build and manage relationships with both clients and colleagues. Your Qualities: *Excellent communication and presentation skills to communicate effectively and appropriately *Strong organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate confidently and diplomatically at all levels *Able to work under pressure, managing numerous tasks simultaneously whilst adhering to strict timescales. *Ability to maintain successful and productive long term relationships with both internal and external stakeholders *Strong attention to detail and be prepared to challenge the norm *Strong administration skills and analytical skills that can be put to good use in support of positive decision making *Communicate at all levels. *Produce professional support and training materials. *Ensure all documentation is reviewed and approved. Role Responsibilities: *Have deep product knowledge and supporting business need knowledge *Author high quality documentation *Undertake administrative tasks as required as part of your day to day activities Your Experience: *Proven experience of technical writing. *Degree relevant to the role preferred *Strong documentation skills using the appropriate tools *MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) *Experience of working with minimal guidance and ability to demonstrate initiative It is essential that all Technical Authors have first class communication skills - written and verbal, time management, client care skills, well organised, show initiative, work to strict deadlines and work effectively under pressure. For the successful candidate, we offer a competitive package along with excellent career opportunities. The office is based in Milton Keynes and can be easily reached from Luton, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, Northampton, Buckingham and Aylesbury. For more information please contact Graham Feegan on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07787 227 079 IT Executive Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.