Senior ICT Pre-Sales Technical Writer

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30 Apr 2018

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS:

After winning a first contract with EUIPO in 2004 based in Alicante, everis started-up a new business unit to work with International Organisations during 2008. everis has operations around Europe with offices in Brussels (2010), Luxembourg (2012) and The Hague (2016).  Nowadays there are more than 500 professionals working for the International Organisations group. Currently, everis is ranked within the Top 10 ICT companies delivering Consulting Services for European Institutions. Through all these contracts we have the possibility to deliver the full service catalogue with the European Institutions: Business Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and BPO. In this highly specialized and competitive market, International Pre-Sales Area is the differential asset from International Organisations that leads the pre-commercial activities (i.e. framework contracts, contracts with delimited scope).

JOB BRIEF:

International Organisation’s Pre-Sales Area from everis is looking for a SENIOR ICT CONSULANT based in Barcelona with professional background with International Organisations, passionate for sales, and out-of-box mind-set, to produce high-quality technical documents. As part of the preparation of tenders for International Organisations  (e.g. European Commission and Agencies, European Patent Office, NATO, United Nations, etc.), the candidate will join a multidisciplinary pre-sales team, 100% committed to innovative bid preparations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce high-quality ICT approaches to specific technical questions (e.g. related to Software Development Lifecycle, Architecture, Service Operation) to International Organisations tenders that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Coordinate with internal and external (i.e. from partners, leaders and subcontractors) IT technical teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the services offered, technologies and products used
  • Participate on technical workshops with IT technical experts. Ability to translate technical team's information into necessary input for the questions
  • Incorporate the latest IT technical trends to the bid preparation (e.g. through market analysis research)
  • Analyse existing material and produce creative and innovative designs
  • Write solid documents regardless of the topic

REQUIREMENTS:

Languages:
  • Mandatory excellent spoken and written skills in English (minimum C1). Being an English native speaker will be considered as an asset
  • Desirable proficient spoken skills in Spanish (minimum B1)

Experience:  

  • Mandatory at least 5 years of experience in ICT and the preparation of tenders for International Organisations (i.e. European Commission and Agencies, United Nations, NATO, European Patent Office)
  • Excellent knowledge and relevant experience in approaching and designing customised solutions to specific issues (e.g. team structure and sizing, SLA proposal, project plan, take-over/hand-over activities, quality assurance and control measures, etc.)

Skills: 

  • Strong ICT background
  • Excellent writing skills – analysis and synthesis
  • High knowledge of the ICT methodologies/techniques, best practices and tools: Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Agile/Scrum, DevOps, TMap, Eclipse, Visual Studio), Project Management (mainly PMP, PRINCE2) and IT Services Management (mainly ITIL)
  • Ability to understand International Organistations business needs and opportunities, in order to create innovative approaches
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying special attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures

Personal competencies:

  • Time management. Organise its time efficiently and deliver on time
  • Tech geek and eager to stay up-to-date to the latest technological trends
  • Out-of-the-box thinking and conceptualisation – systems thinking and design

Education:

  • Technical education in Computer Science, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent
  • Getting a technical PhD and/or Master will be considered as an asset
  • Relevant IT certifications will be considered as an asset (e.g. PMP, PRINCE2, ITIL, Agile, ISTQB, ISOs)

CONDITIONS:

  • Salary: According to proven experience and knowledge
  • Workplace: Brussels area. Also Barcelona (Spain) is an option.
  • Job type: Full-time
  • Employment type: Permanent

To apply please send your cv with a short cover letter which explains your motivation and how you think you can respond to the job requirements especially referred to your experience within Public Sector International Organisations and tendering processes.

Referent person: Alan Mas Soro

E-mail: alan.mas.soro@everis.com

Please mention in the subjet box of your e-mail: Senior ICT Pre-sales Technical Writer - your NAME and SURNAME

Selection process: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in our Barcelona or Brussels office. If this is not possible we can arrange a telephone/skype interview. We expect to receive a high number of applications so only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please accept our thanks in advance for your interest in working with everis and we wish you every success in your career.

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