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My name is Suzanne Candee, and I am with a retainer-based search firm
called Huntington Group. We have been retained by a large and rapidly
expanding applications software firm to conduct a search for a
Director of Documentation. A copy of the position charter is attached
below for your review. This is a highly visible role that will allow
outstanding candidates to manage a 20+ member team, and provide the
vision for future Documentation Development at this software firm.
I look forward to discussing this search with you directly, or getting
your recommendations about individuals who would be well qualified for
this position. Should you wish to recommend any prospective
candidates or have questions, please contact me. Your referral of
knowledgeable sources would also be greatly appreciated. All
inquiries will be held in strictest confidence.
I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your assistance.
Suzanne W. Candee, CPC
PH: (203) 261-1166, x314
suzannec -at- hgllc -dot- com
Our client, with $173 million in sales, develops, markets and supports
a comprehensive suite of client/server financial application
solutions. They help businesses worldwide address a full range of
accounting, business planning and budgeting, multi-source
consolidation and reporting, and business analysis needs. Based in
Stamford, Connecticut, this firm has been ranked as a high-growth
company by Business Week, Forbes, and Software Magazine. They have
earned a reputation as a dynamic, forward-thinking company by
utilizing state-of-the-art technology to address real business needs
for large, multinational corporations.
The Director, Documentation will report to the Vice President,
The Director, Documentation will be responsible for quality user
documentation for all commercial software products which includes
several suites of financial, accounting and Web based software systems
sold to Fortune 1000 firms. The Director will manage the efforts and
career development of up to twenty Documentation Specialists including
three Documentation Managers. S/he will determine the most efficient
documentation standards and procedures as well as providing the vision
for future documentation practices, as part of the overall development
of more than ten software products. The Director will also be
responsible for coordinating the localization of all documentation.
Current software applications are written in a Windows based and client
server RDBMS environment as well as Web based technologies.
The Director will possess at least ten years overall experience with
at least six years managing the documentation process in a software
development environment. The Director will have excellent personnel
and Project Management skills as well as proven success in the
development and vision of documentation practices. S/he will have a
team oriented approach to management with the ability to interface
extensively with all levels of personnel including the Director and
Executive level to ultimately develop a thorough and state-of-the-art
documentation 'process'. Experience with various tools for both online
and hard copy documentation including desk top publishing, online
help, GUI design, and Internet access experience required.
Commensurate with experience plus an annual bonus of up to 25% based
upon performance. An attractive benefits package is also available.
Suzanne Candee, Associate, Huntington Group, 6527 Main Street,
Trumbull, CT 06611.
FAX: 203-452-9153, e-mail suzannec -at- hgllc -dot- com -dot- Visit our Career