Technical Writer (Quality Assurer)

Pathfinder Pakistan
Full time Full day
Posted date

12th May, 2023

Last date to apply

12th June, 2023




Karachi, Remote


Technical Writer


Pathfinder Pakistan is seeking to hire a technical writing quality assurer to provide writing and editing services for various written materials, including reports, proposals, presentations, and other communications. The technical QA will review written material for grammar, punctuation, spelling, and syntax errors, ensure written content adheres to style and tone guidelines, rewrite or rephrase sentences to make them clearer and more concise. She/He will also collaborate with program/project manager(s) and team members to improve content. The writer will be required to work within the organization's style and tone guidelines and be able to adapt to different audiences and formats. The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree or profound experience in a relevant field, such as journalism, communications, English, or a related field. The technical writer will be expected to work independently, manage their workload efficiently, and meet strict deadlines. The candidate will report directly to the program/project manager(s) and will be expected to provide regular progress updates and maintain accurate records of editing work performed.

Description of Assignment



Assist technical leads in ensuring that their technical reports are of good quality – review technical reports

Error-free written material that is clear, concise, and consistent.

Conduct high-level quality assurance of reports and deliverables before submission - limited to a specific number of reports per month.

High-quality reports and deliverables within the specific number of reports per month.

Support the team in developing and deploying quality assurance and record-keeping protocols.

Develop quality assurance process for submission of technical reports

Support the Global team in delivering mentorship to the country team on improving the quality of reporting.

At least one mentoring session conducted with each technical leads

Desired Qualifications

Language proficiency: The Technical Writer (QA) should have a high level of proficiency in American English as well as strong writing skills.

Education: A bachelor’s degree relevant to the work may be preferred. However, individuals having bachelor’s degree with relevant experience in technical document review for donor funded projects will be acceptable.

Relevant experience: Previous experience in technical writing, reviewing, and editing documents for donor funded projects, consultant reports and periodic donor report submissions is highly desirable.

Computer Skills: Proficiency in using relevant software and tools for copy editing, such as Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, or other editing software.

Attention to detail: Strong attention to detail and the ability to identify and correct errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and syntax.

Cultural competence: Understanding of cultural differences and norms to ensure that the written material is culturally appropriate and sensitive to the target audience.

Communication skills: Strong communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with program/project managers and other team members, and provide clear and constructive feedback.

Adaptability: The copy editor should be able to adapt to different writing styles, subject matter, and audiences, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Professionalism: The copy editor should demonstrate a high level of professionalism, including punctuality, reliability, confidentiality, and ethical conduct.


Program/Project Manager(s)

Period of Performance

May-Oct 2023

Place of Assignment

Pathfinder Office Karachi (Can work remotely)

Estimated LOE (days)


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