Posted on :
23 Nov, 2020
23 Nov, 2020
Job Title: Technical Writer / Language Editor
Location: South Africa
1. Background and Objectives
The Power Africa Off-grid Project is a four-year contract between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and RTI International (RTI). The project intends to accelerate off-grid electrification across sub-Saharan Africa to support Power Africa’s Beyond the Grid initiative which contributes to the goal of facilitating 60 million new connections by 2030. The Power Africa Off-grid Project focuses on accelerating off-grid energy access through solar household systems and micro-grids, with the goal of facilitating six million new electricity connections by 2022.
2. Purpose of this assignment
RTI is seeking the services of an experienced technical writer/language editor to assist the Power Africa Off-grid Project team with writing, editing, and formatting of reports and various public communication outputs for both print and online publication as assigned by the Project’s Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist.
Assignments will typically include:
This opportunity is a part-time consultancy of approximately 8-10 days’ work.
3. Location of work
The technical writer/editor will have virtual planning meetings with RTI to discuss outputs and formats. He/she will work from their own office and submit deliverables in digital format.
Upon Power Africa Off-grid Project request, editing of items such as:
Upon completion of each deliverable, all files will track changes and will be submitted to RTI.
5. Skills and Experience
6. Application Submission Guideline
Please submit electronic versions of the files listed below:
7. Proposal Submission Details
Application Deadline: November 25, 2020