Product Manager

  • Permanent Intermediate EE position

  • Cape Town Region, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2055987 | Ref HB

  • Posted 11 Jan 2017 by MPC Recruitment

About the Position

Main Purpose of the Job:
The Product Manager (PM) is responsible for the creation and communication of the product vision and charting of its road map in collaboration with executive management. He/She owns the product development activities throughout its lifecycle. This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the company.

Job Description:

  • Conduct customer, market and technology research to identify trends, customer pain points and opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with development and contracts/marketing teams to identify new tender requirements that necessitate system changes.
  • Collaborate with software development team(s) to rapidly work on product concepts and deliver high quality software solutions.
  • Work with development teams to execute projects and oversee acceptance testing to ensure quality standards are achieved and new features meet expectations.
  • Demonstrate software products to clients.
  • Manage the development of prototypes illustrating specific product enhancements and development initiatives.
  • Assume ownership of all product deliverables throughout all phases of the Product life cycle.
  • Designs the product support and logistics framework where necessary
  • Designs product marketing material and provides support to technical proposals and tenders
  • Regularly interact with industry leaders and target users to stay abreast of industry changes.
  • Manage interactions with systems dependent on the Product to ensure proper change control and inclusion of all role players.


  • Tertiary Education in the appropriate field (IT Degree)
  • Project Management Experience
  • Strong technical background and a thorough understanding of current technologies including virtualisation ( 5 -10yr's experience)
  • Strong team leading skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Well experienced in managing vending system implementations

What's on Offer?
Market related salary

How to Apply
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Desired Skills

  • Team Leading

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