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Technical Author & Administrator

Location: Aberdeen
Company: Bureau Vertias North America
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BVS UK DP Mission Critical Dept. - Technical Author-Administrator
Role : BVS UK DP Mission Critical Dept. - Technical Author-Administrator
Location : Aberdeen
Role Purpose
The main purpose of the Technical Author's role is to review technical reports and ensure the highest standards of deliverables in terms of contents, format, and syntaxis/grammar are maintained. Additional duties include general department support and administrative tasks.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:*
- Format, proofread and process technical reports in accordance with company standards, ensuring consistency in quality and format.
- Assisting with the necessary documentation required for staff and subcontractors attending vessels worldwide (e.g. assisting with travel and documentation/certificates).
- Assist with raising POs, expenses and invoices for subcontractors.
- Accepting POs from clients.
- Ensure the whereabouts spreadsheet is kept updated with all staff movements.
- Assist staff with any expenses/TOIL/annual leave queries.
- Keep timesheet system updated with new clients, projects, tasks, employees, etc.
- Ensure all timesheets are submitted by staff and associate consultants by the Monday deadline and are approved by COB.
- Assist with completion of supplier questionnaires for new clients.
- Answer phones if reception is not manned.
Experience & Skills required
- Proficient in the Microsoft Office packages
- Outstanding organisation skills and eye for detail & accuracy
- Excellent communication skills/collaboration skills
- Excellent in multi-tasking & prioritising
- Able to work under tight deadlines and focused on exceptional Customer service
- Previous experience in a Dynamic Positioning department and familiarity with FMEA and DP trials document is a major advantage
Qualifications Required
- Degree or 5 Highers (or equivalent) - Including Maths and English as a minimum.
- Recognised Technical Author qualifications preferred
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