Product Manager (Ref: SMPM)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Marketing sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Thursday 7 March 2019
Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists within a Global concern for an experienced Product Manager (electronics or related). (Durban based with some local and international travel). 

Main job function

Manage the innovation, identification, development and launch of products targeted and optimized for the key channel and market segments including distributors, OEMs System Integrators and end-users

Competitive product analysis, landscape and write-ups

Monitoring industry innovations, standards and associations

Defining user personas for individual products     

Product contract with development teams

Writing market requirement documents

Monitoring product performance, full P&L and portfolio of product line

Developing initial product forecasting

Documenting strategic marketing roadmap for focused areas, capturing total solution set

Leading Beta plan for product and feature readiness

Assist with product pricing and costing process

Models, Brands and part numbers

OEM and custom requests

Develops vertical product and channel plans and deliverables for Access Control markets

Continuously monitors customer’s needs and competition to discern dynamics that may impact the business, prepares proactive initiatives to address changing needs

Analysis marketing and technology trends for product lines, Develops and manages proper marketing mix

Develops launch strategy document with the marketing department to support each product launch that includes, (Collaterals, White Papers, target markets, positioning, competitive, comparisons, presentations, training, pricing and promotions


BCom or equivalent in Marketing related field

Experience in electronics or related fields

Strong Technically


Considerable product management experience

Must have formal Program Management / Product delivery experience

Experience of managing product life cycles

Ability to conduct financial and market analysis

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sian Morgan