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Technical Writer / Docu Manager

Ref: JN-062022-312781

Publié le 28 June 2022
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For one of our clients in the Zug region we are currently recruiting a Technical Writer / Documentation Manager for a 12 Months contract with the option of an Extension.

This position is a hybrid position including tasks of a technical writer as well as a documentation manager. The perfect candidate has a professional background in technical writing or at least 2 years of professional experience in technical writing.


  • Writes and updates end-user documentation and service documentation in English while respecting project timelines and documentation standards, guidelines, and templates
  • Independently gathers and consolidates the information needed for technical writing.
  • Cooperates closely with the Documentation Manager, project teams, manufacturer, and subject matter experts
  • Independently creates and modifies illustrations as required
  • Organizes the subject matter expert review of the deliverables produced; documents and implements their input
  • Collects input for documentation updates and produces these updates in close cooperation with the Documentation Manager, subject matter experts and project teams
  • Ensures that quality targets, timelines, and regulatory requirements are respected
  • Actively contributes to the risk assessment process for assigned products, ensuring that all relevant product risks and their mitigation's are described in the documentation
  • Plans, coordinates and monitors the contributions of all documentation project team members to ensure project delivery
  • Plans and aligns the initial project budget with line management and the Business Area
  • May be responsible for translation management tasks: manages translation activities with external agencies and coordinates the translation review process with affiliates
  • Manages CAPA related updates and documents corrective measures in CAPA tool


  • Min. Bachelor’s degree in technical writing or in language studies, journalism, sciences or similar with relevant work experience
  • Min. 2 years proven experience in technical writing
  • 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