Technical Writer/Documentation Manager (m/f/d)//468201/1

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by Hays AG

Zug, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Technical Writer/Documentation Manager (m/f/d) in Zug

Freelance/temporary employment for a project

Reference number: 468201/1

Start date: ASAP

Project duration: 11 MM

My duties

  • Write and update Service and Host Interface Documentation in English for Roche instruments and software while respecting project requirements and documentation standards
  • Plan, develop, organize and edit operational procedures for user and service documentation
  • Collect information required to produce the documents
  • Cooperation with service personnel, trainers, developers and other subject matter experts
  • Organization of documentation reviews by subject matter experts
  • Ensure that quality targets, timelines, and regulatory requirements are respected
  • Execute international documentation projects independently
  • Coordinate the work of a documentation project team consisting of technical writers, terminologists, illustrators, and translators
  • Responsible for documentation project planning, cost control, meeting quality targets and timelines, fulfilling regulatory requirements and respecting given documentation standards
  • Manage localization projects (for software and documentation) in close collaboration with software development and country organizations
  • Provide the interface between the documentation team, the development project team and other departments

My qualifications

  • Apprenticeship and/or undergraduate degree in an electronic, mechanical, information technology, scientific or linguistic discipline; a further education eg in informatics or technical documentation is of advantage
  • Proven experience in technical writing
  • Excellent spoken and written command of English (native/fluent speaker or equivalent level)
  • Experience with Schema ST4 or comparable Content Management Systems
  • Proven experience with Adobe FrameMaker (structured) or a similar authoring tool
  • Familiarity with software development processes
  • Ability to quickly learn complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text, pictures and/or videos
  • Ability to communicate in an international environment and motivate colleagues from different functional areas
  • Strong skills in the organization, planning, prioritization, and management of stakeholders and their expectations
  • Good knowledge of translation, localization and project management tools
  • Familiarity with laboratory systems is of advantage

My benefits

  • Work in an international medical technology company

About Hays:

Our many years of recruitment experience and specialist knowledge of the engineering job market make us a strong partner for engineers and technicians. We maintain intensive relationships with customers across all industries and so can provide engineering specialists with exciting projects and attractive job opportunities. Whether it's working with an international automotive manufacturer or a regional market leader in mechanical engineering, drawing on your interests and experience, we will find the right job to suit you. Because with us, specialists find their ideal working environment - all completely free of charge. Register with us and reap the benefits of job offers that are both interesting and relevant to your skills and experience.

My contact person
Margherita Ceffalia

Reference number

E-Mail: (see below)

Reference: 844554570

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