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Northern Territory Jobs Notice Board

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Architectural Specification Expert
Technical Author Australia

NBS is the new Australian subsidiary of the knowledge management business of the Royal Institute of
British Architects (RIBA). Through its brands the Company is the leading provider of construction information, products and services in the UK and is now expanding Internationally.

At NBS, we are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to the construction industry. Our pedigree stretches back over 40 years when the first National Building Specification

(NBS) was launched and we are now recognised as the leading provider of software based construction information in the UK.

We currently have an exciting opportunity within the NBS team. This position is critical to expanding our product offering to the Australian construction market. You will play a pivotal role in delivering the company’s growth and expansion to new markets both in Australia and internationally.

The role:

  • To author the technical content for NBS Specification products
  • You will work with other Technical Authors in content research and development
  • Regularly contribute to customer research and engagement activities such as newsletters and industry information sessions

The candidate:

  • Hold a degree (or equivalent) in Architecture or a related discipline and have substantial experience within the Australian construction industry
  • Have the demonstrable ability to interpret technical information and write it in plain language
  • Have precise, comprehensive and technically accurate written English communication skills
  • Will be able to produce well structured, clear, concise text with excellent spelling and grammar with ability to plan and prioritise work to meet deadlines
  • Hold basic to intermediate knowledge and understanding of Building Information Modelling
  • Will be based in Australia and be able to work independently


To apply for this role please email your CV and a covering letter to:

Closing date: 28 April 2017