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Project Manager (Software Technical Writer)

Accra, Ghana

JOB PURPOSE/ JOB SUMMARY

Bewsys is recruiting for the services of a Project Manager (Software Technical Writer). The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing Technical Writing/Editing regarding technical subject matters. He/She will create, edit, review and publish documents. Also, the candidate will serve as the liaison between our clients and the technical team to ensure the timely completion of projects in a structured manner.

 Bewsys is an IT firm that truly understands sustainable development. We create impactful software solutions that help achieve the sustainable development goals.

Bewsys has a successful track record with international development partners such as UNICEF, UNDP, IOM, The World Bank and other bilateral organizations.

Duties


1. Create documents such as User Manuals, Handbooks, Release Notes etc in technical descriptions. The primary focus will be on quick and easy understanding by the end-user of these materials.

2. Work hands-on on projects of moderate scope and moderate to high complexity to gather raw inputs from subject matter experts to prepare easy-to-understand technical user guides, manuals, training, and methodology documents containing text, data, drawings, and charts. Execute them according to a defined workflow to publish error-free documents.

3. Plan, manage, and execute technical documentation related to specific product offerings. He/she will be responsible for decision-making authority at the project level and will lead the project as an expert.

4. Analyze and interpret data to determine the appropriate syntax, style, and grammatical usage in the documents. Recommends and implements changes to content for better understanding by the target audience.

5. Assess risks and identify issues and solutions to achieve program goals while maintaining high-quality standards. Monitors progress against schedule and take remedial action as appropriate.

6. Organize and track overall team activities using Jira.

7. Track outstanding deliverables, milestones and change requests.

8. Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within the scope and within budget.

9. Present regular project status update to clients.

10. Handle multiple enterprise-level software projects throughout the entire lifecycle.

11. Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.

12. Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.

13. Report and escalate to management as needed.

14. Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.

15. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Must-Have


1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related technical discipline.

2. Minimum of four (4) years of application project management experience driving software development, testing, and deployment teams.

3. A PMP certification is highly recommended for this role.


Competencies


1. Experience with iterative/agile development methodologies.

2. Strong track record of on-time project delivery and managing the entire project life cycle.

3. Evidence of enthusiasm for technical writing, evinced by current projects.

4. Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.

5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

6. Experience in global, cross-geographical project delivery, coordination, and resource management.

7. Must be empathetic.

8. Knowledge of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

9. Knowledge of the firm.

Mode of Application

 Application is strictly via Bewsys website. Click on '"Join our Team" button to apply now:https://bewsys.com.

Deadline for application: Monday, July 4, 2022, at 3:00 PM GMT.