Technical Writer

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Technical Writer
Benefits: Negotiable
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #21345
Company: Datafin Recruitment

Join the multinational team of an innovative global software document management solutions company seeking a solutions-driven technical writer. Your core role will be to design and write technical documents such as user manuals, review and proofread client-facing documentation and help file construction. The ideal candidate should preferably require a degree in English, experience writing technical documentation and/or software manuals, advanced Microsoft Word and Outlook and a good working knowledge of Windows Operating System.
Duties:
  • Design and write technical documents such as user manuals, help files, technical specifications and requirement documents, documentation of APIs, business and software process flows, case studies, etc.
  • Review and proofread client-facing documentation.
  • Document construction, formatting and styling, using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Word-like user interfaces.
  • Help file construction.
  • Make recommendations on best delivery format and mechanism for different material.
  • Liaise with Product Management, Developers, clients and stakeholders to obtain understanding, input, review and signoff.

Requirements:
  • Degree in English preferred.
  • Experience writing technical documentation and/or software manuals.
  • Experience working directly with Software Development teams.
  • Must have advanced word processing skills in general and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word in particular.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office, internet and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must be a South African citizen or hold valid work permit.

Advantageous -
  • Some IT or software development training or experience.
  • Experience with financial and/or legal systems.

Attributes:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have an eye for attention to detail.
  • Must be a quick learner.
  • Ability to manage time well.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work accurately at a fast pace and multitask.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.
Comments:
When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only  SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to taryn target="_blank and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on http://www.datafin.com . Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.
Posted on 05 Jan 11:20, Closing date 4 Feb
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Taryn Roman
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