Product Specialist

Reference: 4399 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Job Description:

  • To partner and support/assist the retail brands with the development and implementation of the product strategy
  • Ensure the growth of the product is based on agreed objectives and overall brand strategy
  • Consult different functional areas that influence the transformation and execution of the product strategy
  • Identify and implement new product enhancements to create product awareness & encourage customer retention
  • Develop and implement innovative opportunities, enhancements and business processes
  • Represent the organization as the key stakeholder at various committees and forums
  • Interpret and analyse relevant data to gain insights into commercial products
  • Drive marketing campaigns for product acquisition and product turnover objectives
  • Negotiate marketing initiatives with brand stakeholders
  • Monitor and report on all marketing activities and results
  • Collaborate with brand stakeholders and provide input on the product marketing plan
  • Provide input to and follow approved marketing annual budget
  • Conduct customer behavior research; analyse and provide insights on customer research, current market and competitor offerings related to the product
  • Contribute towards the product performance targets and business objectives
  • Ensure brand uniformity across all communication channels
  • Network with group stakeholders and leverage from the group’s best practices
  • Ad hoc duties and involvement in projects as required

Qualifications:

  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification. BCom Degree or equivalent
  • 2-5 years’ experience within Financial Services & Payments Solution in a Retail environment
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Product Management in a Retail environment
  • Strong understanding of product management and product / customer life cycles
  • Able to think creatively & innovatively
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • Statistical and Analytical knowledge
  • Strong English communication skills (verbal & written) as well as presentation skills
  • Strong Computer Literacy (MS Office)
  • Respectful; Accountable and Passionate individual
  • Driver’s license and own transport – essential
  • Building and Maintaining relationships and able to function independently

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za