Project Manager/ Technical Writer

    Secure Land Communications (SLC), an Airbus business unit, offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions to gather, process and deploy intelligence. Its portfolio is tailored to the needs of Public Safety, Defence and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI). It includes infrastructures, devices, applications and services based on Tetra, Tetrapol and Broadband technologies (either single, hybrid or multi-technology solutions). As the European leader and a key international player, SLC has customers in more than 80 countries and employs around 1,150 people in 17 countries. In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 370 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä.


    We are now looking for a Project Manager/Technical Writer to join our Documentation & Translation team in the Helsinki office. The person we are looking for has excellent communication skills with proven working experience in project management.

    Your main responsibilities are to plan, manage and monitor the projects and ensure that all projects are delivered on time. You are also able to write clear, well-structured and high-quality customer documentation.


    Main role and responsibilities include

    Project Management:

    • Plan, manage & monitor the projects and project changes/progress to the project scope, project schedule and project costs
    • Analyze, define and monitor project scope and objectives for customer documentation, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
    • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget and manage risks and changes
    • Ensure resource availability and allocation
    • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

    Technical Writing:

    • Design and create, maintain, and update comprehensive high-quality customer documentation
    • Deliver clear, correct, and well-structured writing
    • Collaborate with internal teams, including R&D, Development, Engineering, Testing, Project & Product Management and use internal collaborative tools for inputs

    What we expect of you

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Strong experience in customer documentation 
    • Proven working experience in project management
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    • Ability to monitor and control budgets
    • Ability to handle several projects at the same time as well as complex projects with several stakeholders in an agile or non-agile mode (in-house milestones)
    • Good communication and negotiation skills, to manage expectations
    • Professional level in technical writing for various documentation deliverables: for example user, maintenance, commissioning and installation guides, upgrade instructions.
    • Capability to handle sensitive material in compliance with all internal and external requirements
    • Knowledge of XML language in user documentation
    • Aptitude for analyzing and synthesizing technical information
    • Ability to edit illustrations and graphics
    • Team spirit


    What we offer

    We offer you the benefits of a large company as well as many opportunities for personal development. Our employees have a tailored development plan to support their professional growth. We also have a wide range of remote training modules to ensure learning. In addition, we offer you e.g. comprehensive occupational healthcare, lunch and flex benefit and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.


    To apply please send your CV, cover letter and salary expectation via the link below by April 20th 2022. 


    For further information, please contact Nathalie Orial +336 3333 2718

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