Product Manager (Cables Accessories)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #406982VJ
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Sales & Marketing
Employer Description

Leading turnkey solutions provider in the Network Optimisation, DC Power Systems, Energy and Telecommunications fields

Job Description

The purpose of the Product Manager is to deliver a differentiated product to market that addresses market needs and represents a viable business opportunity.

  • Gather, manage, and prioritise market / customer requirements.
  • Determine customer needs by conducting market research.
  • Develop the product strategy and roadmap.
  • Run a pilot program with early-stage product and samples.
  • Assess market competition by comparing products.
  • Develop a business case for new products, improvements to existing products, and business opportunities.
  • Identify positioning for the product.
  • Deliver the operating plan (including achievement of growth objectives, for example, market share, revenue).
  • Recommends or contributes information in setting product pricing.
  • Provide information by preparing sales forecasts and reports.
  • Bring new products to market by analysing proposed product requirements and product development programs.
  • Introduce new product to the market by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.
  • Drive product launches.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the company to ensure effective and efficient day-to-day management.
  • Keep abreast of new products, market conditions, advertising, and promotional trends.
  • Create training literature with the product owner and assist in training and installer support on installations.

Qualifications

  • Matric

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Industry and technical product knowledge (industrial electrical cabling)
  • Previous experience in product management or similar role.
  • Solid technical background with hands-on experience.

Salary / Package

R420k pa