Job Details
  • Reference363826A_1601429362
  • LocationAustralian Capital Territory
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing the potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.


Our Federal Government Client is seeking to engage a Technical Writer on an initial contract until June 2021, with a potential extension of 2 X 12 months.

Role Overview:

  • Engage with internal teams to obtain a high level of understanding of the applications and documentation requirements.
  • Plan, develop and write technical procedures and manuals.
  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications.
  • Work with internal teams to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for a broad range of technical and administrative tasks undertaken in support of application administration and enabling services such as database, release and infrastructure support.

Essential criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in technical writing of bespoke software documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp new concepts, develop both business and technical contexts and adjust documentation language according to target audiences.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise and negotiate with business and technical personnel.
  • Well-developed documentation skills for writing clear concise technical requirements.
  • Sound and effective organisational skills, including the ability to manage changes to technical requirements and priorities and work within tight time frames.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or 0402 202 721 / Neville.Smith@Chandlermacleod.com for further discussions.