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Location:
Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Skills

Product Manager

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ENVIRONMENT:

A fast-paced provider of cutting-edge hardware and software solutions seeks a forward-thinking Product Manager to join its team. Your core role will be to define, plan, track and manage objectives for multiple projects throughout the entire lifespan of the product(s). The successful candidate must have Matric / Grade 12 or an equivalent certificate, at least 4 years’ experience in similar role, be computer literate and a valid driver’s license with reliable transport. A Product Management qualification will prove beneficial.

 

DUTIES:

Manage project initiation and roll-out.

Manage project deliverables in line with the project plan.

Ensure all project tasks are loaded and kept updated on the relevant project tracking system.

Record, manage and escalate any project issues or risks identified.

Monitor project progress and performance.

Provide weekly status reports to the management team.

Work closely with users to ensure that the project meets the business needs.

Maintain all project correspondence and arrange and coordinate all travel arrangements and venues for project meetings.

Ensure that all communication to the members of the project are prioritised and added to the project tracking system.

Develop and maintain good relationships with clients, stakeholders, suppliers.

Manage suppliers of each project.

Coordinate all project related printing needs.

Liaise with suppliers, obtain quotes, obtain approval, agree on timelines, arrange for installation and conduct a monthly recon on the relevant account.

Research identify and source the best method and quality at the best price needed to support project requirements.

Communicate with the Operations team on project requirements and log tickets on OTRS where required.

Follow business KLK guidelines for the management of each project.

Manage user training programs when training needs are identified.

Wiki to be updated for each project at all times (store lists, how to documents etc).

Ensure that project costs are within the applicable budgetary requirements.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

Grade 12 or equivalent certificate.

Product Management qualification will be advantageous.

 

Experience/Skills –

Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar role.

Computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel, e-mail, internet).

Own reliable transport with a valid driver’s license.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Strong communication skills (Verbal and Written).

Possess excellent command of the English language.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong analytical & technical Skills.

Excellent planning abilities.

Able to cope with pressure and deadlines in a fast-moving environment.

Can adapt easily to change.

Able to grasp and interpret technical processes and procedures efficiently.

Meticulous with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Can work in a team, with the willingness to put in extra effort and time when the team is under pressure.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to taryn@datafin.com and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

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Matric (Grade 12), Permanent

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