Technical Author – Outside IR35 – Home working

Job Title: Technical Author – Outside IR35 – Home working
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £300 to £350 Per Day - Outside IR35
Start Date: August 2017
Reference: JD/C/16906
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2017 09:48

Job Description

Technical Author / Industry Standards Developer required for 6 month contract in Norfolk with some home working available.

Role Accountabilities:

Manage the end to end process of developing industry training standards
Work with source material and/or technical experts to develop industry training standards to an agreed template, in line with time and quality requirements
Organise and run suitable consultation processes, engaging appropriate stakeholders and ensuring an industry-wide consensus wherever possible
Proactively monitor, report and resolve obstacles with the support of the standards and qualifications team and project colleagues
Responsible for the documentation production cycle including analysis of documentation requirements.
Attend planning meetings, collaborating with developers and managers to gain technical clarity and liaising with subject matter experts. Understand the technology and applications for which documentation is to be prepared, gather and analyse the information needs of the users and suggest the structure and content of documents in line with the needs of the audience. Manage conflicting requirements, having regard to time constraints and risk factors to ensure delivery of product to agreed deadlines and standards.
Provide graphic design capability to produce all necessary visual content.


Experience working as a Technical Author or Industry Standards Developer, ideally with government experience
The ability to deal with conflict and difficult situations
Experience of working within a quality system
Technical writing or project management experience
Experience of working within a quality system
Good IT skills
Ability to promote, negotiate
Previous experience developing occupational/training standards

Role will be based at Bircham Newton in Norfolk but home working will be acceptable when work can be done offline.

CV Submission Deadline: 17/07/17 09:00
The Maximum Pay Rate: £350.00 LTD
Location: East: Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Contract Length: August 2017– 09/02/17 GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.