Technical Publications Lead - Hertfordshire

Ref: 887 Date Posted: Monday 14 Jun 2021
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Location:            Stevenage
Salary:                Up to £45,000 + benefits – (Bonus, Overtime, Pension & more)
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Publications Lead with skills across technical publication project management and generation, to lead a small team for a complex portfolio of company products across the Air domain.
Technical Publications Lead responsibilities:
  • Responsible for up to 10 Technical Publications Staff, including their performance, development, daily administration & support, workload, engagement and skills competence.
  • Where required, support the Technical Publications Manager to generate cost and scope estimates for future work and recruitment and on-boarding of new starters.
  • Ownership for the successful delivery of Technical Publications work packages up to £1m in value, with up to 6 packages managed concurrently. Activities include:
  • Maintain Technical Publications work packages EAC. Maintain Technical Publications work packages P6 plan in collaboration with B&P/Project control and monitor project tech pubs development progress through standardised tracker.
  • Manage Technical Publications work package risk registers in coordination with main project.
  • Ensure the Technical Publications prepared are of exceptional quality, exceeding customer expectations whilst ensuring the Technical Publications include a consistent look and feel across multiple business products.
  • Ensure timely delivery of the Technical Publications to internal customers, external customers and end users.
  • Provide Monthly feedback and updates to the Technical Publications manager on project status, risks, dependencies and successes.
  • Driving synergies into structure of IETPs across product range to reduce through life cost.
Technical Publications Lead skills and qualifications required:
  • An Author experienced in the technical publication process to lead a small team and actively participate from initial planning through to development, status tracking and delivery of technical publication projects to customers both domestic and export. Theoretical and practical knowledge/experience of relevant products and support products would be an advantage but not essential.
  • You will need to actively assist in the technical publication development process, authoring, the associated reports, quality reviews and eventual delivery to the highest quality, on time and on cost. Defining S1000D based project supporting documentation – assist in BREX (Business Rules Exchange), Guidance Document, CSDB (Common Source Data Base) setup.
  • Liaise with product suppliers in support of technical publication technologies whilst maintaining personal and technical reports, records etc. of all technical publication activities to a high standard.
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a challenging and rewarding position within a world class engineering environment where you would act as an ambassador for Technical Publications in the Air domain and can help develop both the team and the corporate capability
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