Technical Writer

Organisation: HumanAbility is a Jobs and Skills Council funded by the Australian Government Department of Employee and Workplace Relations.HumanAbility’s purpose is to strengthen Australia’s National Vocational Education and Training System by driving skills and workforce development, and they play a key role in ensuring plans for workforces are responsive to the evolving needs of their sectors.Role Overview:The growing team is now seeking a number of Technical Writers to work collaboratively with the products and training team to develop and ensure quality assurance of HumanAbility’s workforce planning, vocational education and training products.This role will report into the Training Products and Project Manager however the role will be required to both lead and work in small teams and be engaged in multiple projects at any given time.This is a hybrid role offering flexible work arrangements anywhere within Australia.Some Key Responsibilities will include:Develop vocational education and training products in consultation with sector stakeholders, including development of new training products and review and updating of existing products.Facilitate workshops with key stakeholders (both online and in-person) to develop training products.Work in several smaller project teams to aid the development of workforce plans and training products.Draft products end to end and brief and present to a variety of audiences on these products.Follow a consultation and governance process to finalise approvals of products developed; this will include the drafting of associated papers and reports.Build consensus through negotiation with different stakeholders, in the development of product content. Skills and Experience:Industry knowledge. A demonstrated understanding of industries within HumanAbility’s scope, and workforce development issues in these industries A Certificate IV in Training Assessment and/or a relevant Higher Education qualification.Specialist knowledge/technical skills:Demonstrated experience in development of nationally accredited training productsKnowledge of the Standards for Training Packages, Training Package Products Policy and national VET policy.Excellent problem-solving and negotiation skills to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.Demonstrated ability to work in a project-based delivery environment and deliver a complex work program.High level IT skills in a range of software associated with document content management, stakeholder relationship management systems, project management tools and Microsoft Office.All appointees must be willing to obtain a police check and Working with Children Check.There may be times when it is required to work outside normal business hours i.e. evenings and weekends to meet stakeholder requirements.Position Description AUD Australia - NSW Sydney Sydney 2000