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Technical Writer (f/m/d)

ITech Consult

Posted on Jun 10, 2022 by ITech Consult

Zug, Switzerland
1 Jul 2022
Annual Salary

Technical Writer (f/m/d) - diagnostics/Ixiasoft/ST4/FrameMaker/German

For our client Roche based in Rotkreuz we are looking for a Technical Writer (f/m/d)


Within the Global Customer Support Knowledge & Learning Solutions (KLS) organization, the Coagulation, Hematology, Urinalysis, and Point of Care Documentation Department provides customer-facing content for diagnostic devices in these medical areas. Our deliverables are evolving from traditional technical documentation to state-of-the-art reusable content, created in a component content management system and distributed to multiple output channels through a content delivery platform.

The perfect candidate has a professional background in technical writing as well as at least four years of experience in technical writing.

Tasks & Responsibilities
You are the Technical Writer who:
. Writes and updates user documentation in English for Roche systems, while respecting project requirements and documentation standards.
. Plans, develops, organizes, and edits procedures for user documentation.
. Independently collects information required to produce the outputs.
. Cooperates closely with documentation project managers, service personnel, trainers, developers, and other subject matter experts.
. Organizes documentation reviews by subject matter experts, and implements their input.
. Ensures that quality targets, timelines, and regulatory requirements are respected.
. Is enthusiastic about technical writing and contributes to frequent discussions aimed at the continuous improvement of our processes and guidelines.
. Might manage localization projects (for software and documentation) in close collaboration with software development, translation agencies and country organizations.
. Consults or trains vendors and affiliates on software tools and processes used.

Must Haves:
. Min. bachelor's degree in technical writing or similar
. Min. 4-5 years Proven experience in technical writing preferably in a diagnostics business environment.
. First Experience with Ixiasoft, Schema ST4, or a similar Component Content Management System.
. First Proven experience with Adobe FrameMaker (XML-based) or a similar structured authoring tool.
. Knowledge of multimedia tools and processes used in state-of-the-art technical documentation.
. Excellent spoken and written command of English (native speaker or equivalent level).
. Ability to communicate in an international environment with subject matter experts from different functional areas.
. Willingness to travel.

Nice to Haves:
. Experience in a highly regulated environment.
. Familiarity with laboratory systems and environments.
. Experience in minimalistic and topic-oriented writing.
. Good command of German.
. Familiarity with hardware and software development processes.

Reference No.: 921541SGR
Role: Technical Writer
Industry: Pharma
Start: 01.07.2022
Duration: 12++
Deadline: 13.06.2022

Should you find yourself suitable for this position then please send us your complete CV using the link in this advert.

About us:

ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT and Life Science candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

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