Term, one year with possibility of extension or of becoming regular
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
September 18, 2013
October 1, 2013
Annual salary: The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $49,835 and $58,629* (job grade 13). *Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher cash compensation to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
The Funds Management and Banking Department (FBD) is a key player in two of the Bank of Canadas core functions: funds management and the financial system. FBD consists of business teams that carry out the work of the department, as well as a Strategic Leadership Team (SLT) that sets overall direction. The department is supported by the Business Effectiveness Team, which develops and implements sound management frameworks, practices and processes in alignment with Bank-wide policies and that meet the needs of the departmental leadership so as to improve the functioning of FBD.As a Technical Writer reporting to the Assistant Director of the Business Effectiveness Team, you research, analyze, write, edit and publish accurate and complete documentation, in paper and electronic formats, related to complex departmental policies, practices, processes and procedures.
gather information and analyze processes and procedures to determine the logical and sequential flow of documentation seek out pertinent information using appropriate interview and information-gathering techniques document processes, policies and procedures by writing, editing and publishing comprehensive procedures in paper and online formats update documentation to keep information current; ensure quality, accuracy and timely delivery adapt writing style for electronic access by using principles of online writing, i.e., minimalist style, appropriate fonts/sizes and screen layout remain up-to-date with developments in the technical communications field identify alternatives and propose recommendations for documentation deliverables to meet specific business requirements develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
completion of a technical writing certificate and/or a relevant college diploma or university degree (e.g., English or Communications)and a minimum of one year of relevant work experience as a technical writer or analystin addition: English or French essential intermediate to advanced technical computer skills in Microsoft Office Products as well as Adobe Robohelp 10 demonstrated experience in the technical writing profession, i.e., writing, editing, document design and management, concepts, and delivery experience in business process and procedures documentation, with the ability to write clearly and concisely for paper and online formats capacity to plan, prioritize, schedule and track assigned initiatives in order to meet deadlines while maintaining a focus on quality and detail ability to anticipate change, re-establish priorities, respond to changes and balance conflicting priorities by being flexible capacity to resolve documentation issues and make recommendations concerning products with tact, confidence and integrity ability to collaborate effectively with others on a team and to promote high-quality work through effective contributions to team efforts
fully functional in both official languages working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint working knowledge of WordPress knowledge of the department's business lines, issues and priorities
Condition of employment: Candidate must be eligible for reliability status. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. There will be no relocation assistance provided for this recruitment action. Key benefits offered include: health and dental care, sick leave and paid vacation. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumι and a covering letter by 1 October 2013. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.
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