Technical Document Writer

Last updated 10 days ago

Technical Document Writer

Would you like to play a key role in the support the production of technical bids? We currently have a vacancy for a Technical Document Writer at our site in Christchurch, Dorset.

As a Technical Document Writer, you will be gathering and organising information to support the writing of technical bids as well as improving the consistency of internal documentation. You will be expected to determine the needs of users of technical documentation and work with technical staff to make products and instructions easier to use.

You will write or revise supporting content for products and continuously collect user feedback to update and improve coherence.

This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to different areas of the defence information as well as exposure to new technology.

Your main responsibilities as a Technical Document Writer will involve:

Producing well written documentation with the support of the engineering community

Owning compilation of documentation sets

Understanding and use of company standards and toolsets to facilitate the generation of information

Facilitating best practise in effective written communication

Preparing and maintaining documentation in support of Project delivery milestones

Ensuring the content, style, accuracy, completeness and configuration management of the documentation and their compliance to the applicable standards.

Liaising with other BAE Systems sites, customers and partners including if needs be travelling to other UK sites

Monitoring, recording and reporting work progress to ensure efficient execution of the tasks on time and within budget

Your skills and qualifications:

IT background

Experience writing technical bids and proposals

Previous experience in the production and maintenance of user documentation ideally both in a military and a IT environment

Ability to explain concepts clearly

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Basic understanding of software and computers

Interest in Technology

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate to internal stakeholders. You will be able to work under your own initiative and within a team environment ensuring attention to detail in all your work.

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

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If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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