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SC/DV Cleared Technical WriterLondon5 months +£280-£320 per dayMy Government Client require a Technical Writer with a strong background in construction and building. The existing Design Guide document is 10+ years old, and so requires updating in terms of its technical content and relevance to current statutory regulations and policies. There is also an objective to make the design guide a more accessible and informative document, with a greater number of photographs and drawings incorporated. The objective of the Technical Writer commission is to support the team delivering an updated version of the Design Guide.Role Responsibilities:*Attending internal planning or briefing meetings;*Collaborating with designers and managers to clarify technical issues;*Liaising with subject matter experts;*Research and gather elements of the subject matter to be incorporated within the Design Guide;*Request clarification on technical information being provided in the Design Guide;*Gathering and analysing the information needs of the user;*Organising and structuring the information according to the end user's needs;*Writing and editing;*Commissioning, coordinating or preparing illustrations;*Indexing and cataloguing material.Skills/Experience RequiredEssential:*Proven track record of writing technical documents relating to the construction industry (eg design guides, bid documents, H&S files)*Experience of working within a multi discipline design environment (ie with architects, engineers, surveyors, etc.)*Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal*Ability to communicate with technical colleagues and non-technical customers*Ability to work at pace and prioritise own workloadDesirable:*Previous experience of writing a design guide or similar document that relates to the construction or refurbishment of buildings*Previous experience of working for the civil service *Knowledge of Residence security requirements and secure fit-outs.Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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