Technical Writer / System Documentor

Job Reference Number


Job Type

International Development Assistance/Emerging Markets


Fixed term

Job Location

Asia; Philippines; Manila

Job Summary

The Technical Writers/ Documentors will assist the BEST program in developing and packaging technical and user documentation of software packages.

Job Description

About you
Do you have demonstrated experience on the development and packaging of technical documentations for a Learner Information System (LIS)? Do you want to work in an education project that makes a difference? Then, this opportunity is right for you!
About the role
As Technical Writer / System Documentor, the role will develop and package the required technical documentations for a Learner Information System. These will include Systems Design Documentation (in coordination with the Systems Architect), Users Manuals, and Systems Administrator’s Guides. The position will also assist in the development and tracking/versioning of Information Systems   documentation. He or she will help other members of the team in the development of other essential technical documentation for ICT Systems.
The Terms of Reference containing full Selection Criteria can be downloaded from here: <a href="/en-au/Careers/Documents/BEST%20-%20TOR%20Technical%20Writer%20,%20Documentor.pdf">Terms of Reference</a>
About the program
The Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program is a partnership between the Governments of the Philippines and Australia, which aims to contribute to improving the quality of teachers, curriculum and assessment, learning materials and education facilities and to build the Department of Education’s capacity to continuously enrich quality, effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery.
How to apply
If you satisfy the requirements above and are looking for a challenging role in which you can make a difference, click the "apply" button below and attach a letter of interest indicating how you meet the requirements of the job and your latest curriculum vitae. Only applications with the complete document requirements will be considered for further processing.
Further enquiries can be directed to using the position title in your email subject line.
Applications close 5:00 pm Manila local time, Friday 15 December 2017. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for these roles.
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