Remote Technical Writer
Posted on May 11, 2020 by NextLink Solutions
NextLink are currently working with a leading pharmaceutical organisation who are seeking a Remote Technical Writer on an initial contract until the end of 2020.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the support and/development of all technical documentation from the project and operational phases, including User Specifications, Functional Specifications, Design Specifications, Traceability documentation, communication Plans among other duties.
Start date: 02.06.2020 (ASAP)
End date: 31.12.2020
Extension: planned, must be approved
Work location: Remote
Travel: Potentially 1-2 travels to Basel
Tasks & Responsibilities
Proactively collaborate with a team comprising of informatics experts, software engineers and life science experts
Ensure high quality documentation in accordance with established procedures and standards
Support on the creation of User Requirements in accordance with pREDi SOPs
Create and update Functional and Design Specifications in consultation with the respective Subject Matter Experts and in accordance with pREDi SOPs
Support on the creation of traceability documentation and additional technical documentation such as installation protocols and reports, or equivalents.
Create and update Communication documentation
5y+ experience as a professional Technical Writer
Proven project-based work experience in the pharmaceutical industry
Experience in meeting with authors and other project team representatives to create/review documents, compile inputs/corrections, identify logical inconsistencies, and provide final publishable documentation
Good understanding of GxP documentation practices
Fluent in English and strong command of the language, including proper use of spelling, grammar, and typical technical writing standards. (Please have examples available for a possible interview)
Competent in use of templates and forms in both narrative and graphic
Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and PowerPoint
Experience in explaining in simple language scientific and technical ideas that are difficult for the average reader to understand.
Ability to understand technical processes and communicate those to others
Strong communication skills
Ability to train/coach others
Ability to work in a multicultural geographically distributed team
Nice to Have Candidate Experience
Bachelors' Degree computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline
Experience with HP ALM, Cypress, Jira
Experience in projects using Agile methodology
Experience with Project Library