5 Feb '19
Product Manager – Cloud Services

Information Communication Technology, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs

R 500000 - R 600000 Annually

Our client based in the north of Johannesburg is looking for a skilled and experienced Product Manager to join their dynamic team


Purpose of the role:

  • The Product Manager (PM) role is for a product champion who acts as the nexus between product innovation, sales and marketing, and customer needs
  • The PM role will be a bring the best the company has to offer to the market, ensuring we’re building and improving on what the market needs, and ensuring that we bring about the future of what the company’s product offerings should be from a strategic and tactical standpoint
  • The product manager will work alongside, and with, multi-disciplinary teams, to drive and streamline our product releases as well as coordinate with sales and marketing to ensure that we are able to deliver on a cohesive and impactful release roadmap for our channel and direct customers


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering or Business degree/diploma (BBA, MBA, Business Analysis certification) or similar
  • Have a keen interest in user experience and intuitive designs
  • Have a deep B2B domain understanding and is used to present products to large enterprises
  • Experience working with Agile Methodology, SDLC
  • Experience building and managing a product roadmap
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience building software products
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – prioritization, planning and task delegation
  • Experience writing business requirements for technology platforms, enterprise and consumer-facing applications
  • Experience managing teams is a bonus
  • Experience working with teams remotely is an advantage
  • Experience working for cloud service providers (SaaS) an advantage
  • Experience in other African markets an advantage


Key responsibilities:

  • Own and co-create the product roadmap with the business and execute the delivery of that roadmap
  • Increase the overall revenue growth of business
  • Decrease customer churn in the business
  • Work with Marketing and Sales to analyze markets in order to develop new product features and/or new products
  • Develop Business & Product Requirements, Operational Processes and other relevant product documentation in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Support the MANCO in analyzing opportunities and developing therelevant artefacts such as business cases, and other motivating data
  • Design and create process documentation required to help implement and support products in the organization
  • Design and create marketing and client training documentation to ensure the success of our products in the market and with our customers
  • Implement and manage external and internal training programs to facilitate maximum client and reseller success and satisfaction in selling and using our products


To be considered for this role, please forward your CV to Donne@hradvance.co.za


If you have not had any response after 2 weeks of submitting your CV, please consider it unsuccessful

Ad Visible Until: 28 February 2019
Ref: JHB003526/DDB

Vacancy Type: Permanent