Product Manager (Lighting / Digital Marketing/ Pricing/ Portfolio Management) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 12 months ago

Reference No. CLD04

Reference Number: CLD04


 


Job Description:


A dynamic Lighting Client is looking for a well experienced Product Manager with Lighting industry experience. The role is based in Johannesburg, the successful individual will be part of the Clients team in Africa, so solution oriented and problem solving must be in your DNA.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Lead product marketing strategy and manage offering portfolio (across Commercial Teams where needed)
  • Execute price setting and define price planning                                                    
  • Manage the market product introductions and support market activation of new products.
  • Define market phase-in phase-out plan and execute portfolio maintenance activities.
  • Leverage competitor benchmarks and ensure customers' needs are captured by new product development and product improvement process.
  • Develop technical product knowledge upon input toolkit and training by Division.
  • Develop QxP & support financial plan for assigned portfolio including inventory management
  • Support Customer Growth Calls execution: support Market Performance and Forecast Reviews. Financial
  • Manage Sales and Margin
  • Manage price erosion and price-volume-mix-currency effects.
  • Customer-Localize product marketing content based upon global marketing content developed by Division.
  • Enable product information availability for customers.
  • Support Customer Satisfaction team for post- sales support product knowledge related activities.
  • Support the Market organization with product related training.
  • Connect with customers to gather direct market insights. People
  • Drive cross functional collaboration, strategic focus, and organization agility-Provide input to develop capabilities and IT tools enablement to drive performance.
  • Build required capabilities to drive performance.
  • Drive integrity & compliance with GBP


 


 


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with Business Management
  • Minimum 8 years of Product Management experience in a fast-paced organization
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in market/customer facing operations
  • Minimum 3 years of value-based selling in a market/customer facing role with experience in sales of lighting products with good understanding of Lighting industry would be an added advantage
  • Strong problem solving and planning skills
  • Good relationship building skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication skills


 


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Clifford Ndlebe at cndlebe@caglobalint.com


 


Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.


 


Clifford Ndlebe


Recruitment Consultant


Finance


 


CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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