Documentation Manager, Tamworth, GBP35,000 to GBP40,000

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP40000/annum Great Benefits
16 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Documentation Manager, Tamworth, GBP35,000 to GBP40,000

Our multi-award-winning, market-leading client has a new opportunity for a Documentation Manager / Lead Author.

Keywords: Documentation Manager, Lead Author, Technical Author, Technical Writer, software documentation

This is a strategic role responsible for the documentation to present complex and technical information in a way that is jargon-free and easily understandable. Both to external customers and internal team members the deliverables support their award winning software through online help systems, electronic handbooks and solutions.

Main areas of responsibility include:

* Management of projects to complete tutorial articles to deadlines, including

* Researching using online sources, printed periodical and internal recommendations

* Providing estimates on time, quantity and content of articles

* Writing and creating articles to inspire users while keeping instructions easy to follow

* Creating and/or arranging creation of screenshots and illustrations for articles

* Ensuring all new product features are covered

* Arranging proof reading of articles

* Tracking and regularly reporting the development of articles

* Resolving issues relating to articles reported both internally and externally


* At least 4 years' experience in software documentation

* Educated to Degree Level

* Portfolio of sample technical writing.

* Writing and video editing skills - the ability to translate technical language into words users can understand.

* Ability to understand the technology and product suite.

Benefits are:

A great range of benefits, which are constantly updated but currently include:

* 25 days annual leave per annum plus the 8 statutory public holidays

* After 5 years' service annual leave entitlement will rise to 30 days per annum plus the 8 statutory public holidays

* Afterwards you will receive 1 additional annual leave day per annum up to a maximum of 5

* End of year annual leave buy back or carry over scheme

* Long service award every 5 years equating to 1 months' salary

* Company pension scheme, employer contribution of 2% of employees annual salary

* Salary sacrifice company car scheme

* Salary sacrifice childcare vouchers

* Free onsite parking

* Free annual flu jabs

Please send CV ASAP to Jayne at HTS

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