An opportunity exists with our client, a leading IT firm who focuses on retail software solutions.
This role is based in Cape Town.
As product manager, you will work closely with various teams to make business decisions and create product strategies that ensure the company's long term sustainability. The software product manager involves assessing customer needs, as well as performing market research and analyses and suggesting new features to develop for existing products.
You will interact with the sales team, marketing team, professional services team, development team, support desk, and of course the end users themselves. You will work with both customers and prospects to attentively listen, understand, and prioritize their feedback and product enhancement requests.
The successful candidate will. also perform duties that will include finding innovative solutions for the broader market, and must enjoy spending time with customers so as to understand their challenges. This role entails you serving as the external and internal link for the company’s product offering, working with key customers and sales channels.
A strong technical background is required. Job duties include gathering requirements from existing and potential customers as well as recent evaluators, writing market requirements documents or Agile product backlogs, and monitoring the implementation of each product project.
Identify opportunities, build product vision and understand market needs, roadmap and strategy
Work with technology team to produce world-class products driven by technology visionaries, domain experts, and customers
Own product specifications, requirements, and release plans
Participate in user conferences and customer facing situations as a product expert
Collect and synthesize inputs from engineering, sales, business units, vertical marketing group and the market to lead business and products direction
Partner with cross functional teams to ensure quality product output, timeliness, and market requirements
Be the Company’s Product Evangelist
Explore new ways of improving existing services and products
Provide product training and technical expertise
Identify and present innovative product solutions
Work with development leads so that product requirements are understood
Work with project management software
Ability to represent products at a professional level
Solid work ethic
Ability to work independently
Ability to manage multiple projects
Posted on 13 Mar 11:10
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