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The Senior Technical Writer is responsible for conducting research, writing, overseeing the development of solicitations, and supporting the procurement and contracting processes, including management

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Typical Functions:

Develops high-quality solicitation documentation that meets applicable standards and deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, editing, formatting and approving; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with Divisions/Offices; presenting solicitation status information to review meetings/committees. Gathers and analyzes critical information from Divisions/Offices to formulate a solicitation that meets the requirements, in addition to managing the production and distribution of all working documents. Researches project information using existing internal documentation, self-directed external investigation and interviews with subject matter experts and system users. Maintains quality results by using templates, and following solicitation writing standards; including readability, consistency, and tone. Builds and manages a solicitation intellectual repository to improve response efficiency and maintains solicitation support databases. Writes and explains technical ideas in simple language and ensures technical verbiage is easy to understand by the layperson and the targeted vendor community. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of Arkansas procurement law. Knowledge of the solicitation development process in Arkansas and a complete understanding of solicitation development as a part of business development & capture. Ability to plan, research, and analyze effectively. Ability to process complex issues and perform sound, objective, data-based analysis to draw logical conclusions; consistent application of logical reasoning to identify opportunities and manage risk. Ability to successfully manage workload in a deadline intensive environment. Strong organizational, time management and coordination skills. Ability to communicate project goals, and problem solutions to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates in written or verbal form. Ability to present oral and written information to top management, subordinates, agencies and institutions. Ability to plan and direct the work of others.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or a related field; plus three years of related technical writing experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity. OR The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in communication, rhetoric and writing, or a related field; plus three years of relevant experience in business, finance, or related fields, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

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