10th Mar 2024
Alberton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
R800 000p.a.
Recruiter Name
Jennifer Sutherland


Product Manager:

The Product Manager will be responsible for managing existing and new product & services well as the execution throughout the product lifecycle i.e. from conception to product withdrawal, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements. The Product Manager needs to ensure that the systems for the products associated with the Revenue Collection division of the business are in accordance with the requirements of the business. The Product Manager will work closely with Sales and Executives, Marketing and Support as well as other Group subsidiaries (including Technology) to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction. The function also includes ensuring that the product supports the overall strategy and goals of the Company.

Manage product life cycle stages
Develop new products and solutions -
Gather market research and market intelligence:
Gather and document business requirements
Analyse business and technology requirements
Process design and mapping
Compile take-to-market strategies
Compile product strategies and roadmaps
Perform product feasibility studies
Customer insight pertaining to channel requirements, as well as end user requirements.
Product Testing
Prepare product forecasts and management reporting across all Revenue Collection Products (Vending, Bill Payments, etc.)
Product Management
Take responsibility for all aspects of a life cycle of a product or set of products, including long- and short-term development and marketing. Stay abreast of trends in the marketplace to ensure the product's competitive position.
Project Management
Project manage existing and new products during Product Life Cycle which includes, Product Scoping, Product Development, Product Testing, Legal, Support, Product Implementation.
Manage commercial product offerings along with product head and
Company executive team: Maintain a solid commercial understanding of current products
Along with the Operations Director, must present commercial models to EXCO for approval Work with external third parties to assess partnerships
Work with internal product partners/providers
Oversee, and promote product sales
Provide the sales team with the necessary technical expertise to enable them to sell the product.
Act as a point of first reference for all product related enquiries and support.
Research and Development
Research and analyze market conditions
Identify key competitor and consumer trends
Articulate market requirements and opportunities
Identify opportunities for product innovation and product enhancements
Work collaboratively
Build a culture of respect and understanding across the organisation
Recognise outcomes which resulted from effective collaboration between teams
Build co-operation and overcome barriers to information sharing, communication and collaboration across the organisation
Facilitate opportunities to engage and collaborate with external stakeholders to develop joint solutions
Set an example through personal quality and productivity standards and ways of working with others.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures. Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change. Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational and team needs.
Be an effective inspirational leader to facilitate the creation of motivated, accountable, full-service teams who understand and strive to meet the needs of all stakeholders.
Coach, counsel and train digital team, operational managers and staff to apply, support, sustain and develop a continuous improvement culture.
Role model behaviour and motivate team members in line with the company ethos.
Guidance of others and active development of self to improve on their technical
and communication abilities so that capabilities and deliveries are better understood and thus trusted and applied through the business.
Translates strategy into goals for performance and growth helping to implement organisation-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning.
Identify the capabilities needed to meet the current and emerging business needs of the organisation. Evaluate current capabilities, identify gaps, and prioritize development activities. Tech Savvy
Anticipates and adopts innovations in business-building digital and technology applications. For example, investigates technologies to learn some cutting-edge best practices. Uses digital/social media to benefit the team and add value to the work being done; understands how to avoid misuse of these tools

Bachelor's degree in business, project management or a related field

4 years + applicable experience
Project Management
Prepaid Electricity experience is an advantage

Salary - R800 000pa CTC

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