Technical Writer

Durham, North Carolina, us
Company: Crescens Inc.
Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 10:11:57
Job Title: Technical Writer
Location: Durham, NC
Duration: 6+ months

Type: Contract

This is a remote Job till the Covid restrictions are lifted

Job Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical writing and documentation support for the Client Program. Primary focus of this role will be procurement and contract administration activities which may include Statements of Work (SOW), Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Quote (RFQ), Requests for Proposal (RFP), Contract Amendments, Notices of Extension, and others as needed. This role will support all aspects of procurement efforts, including: lead internal meetings to gather key requirements and timelines, assist in developing/analyzing requirements to ensure accurate documentation, and serve as the point of contact to solicit, receive, and integrate content from team members , as well as to write original, highly technical content for the procurement documents. Tasks will include organizing and maintaining inventory of various project documents, communicating with internal and external subject matter experts, timely communication to procurement team management on any potential issues, and communicating and consulting with leadership, and other business and IT stakeholders as needed. This position must demonstrate outstanding written communication skills. This position must ensure procurement standards and procedures are applied to all documents, ensure proper methodology is used, and adhere to contracting policies and procedures to assure creation of high-quality products. This position will also support Project Managers with tasks such as project tracking, deliverables management, status reports, project schedules, transition activities, and other project administrative tasks such as compiling and packaging metrics reports for a variety of audiences (executives, legislature, users) using generated data.. Experience with updating project plans, project schedules, and updates in MS Project is highly desired.

  • Demonstrated experience writing various procurement documents, i.e., documenting detailed solution requirements with emphasis on RFPs and SOWs.
  • Demonstrated experience writing and producing complex technical documentation for IT and non-IT staff.
  • Demonstrated oral communication skills to interact effectively with all staff levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the development of multiple simultaneous procurements and different timelines.
  • Experience performing document research and interviewing subject matter experts.
  • Experience with document design, development, formatting/layout, and editing.
  • Experience using AP Style Guide and templates.
  • Experience writing documents requiring federal partner review and approval.
  • Experience in researching applicable federal guidelines and requirements.
  • Experience with writing documentation for complex software systems.
  • Experience with procurement or contract documents for Client government.
  • Experience with MS Project.
  • Experience using MS Excel and PowerPoint to compile and package metrics reports for a variety of audiences using generated data.

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