ict technical writer in Wellington

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job details

job type
NZ$ 85,000 - NZ$ 100,000 per year
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sherena dullabh, randstad
04 471 4871
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job description

Randstad Technologies are on the lookout for Technical Writers (Policy Advisors) to assist a central government department in the formation of a new team mandated to develop, communicate and maintain ICT policies within the business.


As a Technical Writer/ Technical Policy Advisor, you will be working closely with a range of organisational wide stakeholders to document technical issues within the business. You’ll utilise your natural curiosity to understand a variety of ICT specific business policies, document best practice and embed them into the wider organisation.

  • Provide advice to the business on compliance and the businesses obligations.
  • Ensure documentation is kept up to date with operational and legislative policy
  • Elicit business requirement from technical staff to understand how this would best work in the wider business environment.
  • Create bespoke templates and frameworks with the subject matter expertise of staff within IT
  • Ability to create workplace memos, step-by-step guides, diagrams and other technical documentation
  • Analyse and research relevant technical frameworks with a view to operationalise them.
  • Understand the mechanics of policy development within the public sector
  • Oversee and take ownership of any compliance exemptions communicating and risk associated with non-compliance
  • Have oversight of any ICT Policies, Risk Assessments and Certification & Accreditation issues that are impacting the business.

We’re looking for people that have the following:

  • Ability to tailor your communications style to various stakeholders within the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in both a project based and BAU environment.
  • Must be able to achieve and maintain a NZ Security Clearance

If this is something of interest to you; please submit your application via the ‘apply now’ portal or contact Randstad Technologies on 04 471 4871

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree