Product Manager
TalentintheCloud Ltd
Durban, NL, za
5d ago

Job Description

This is a remote position.

A traditional retailor is looking to undergo a significant digital transformation program and as such they are looking to

bring on a tech-savvy Product Manager to drive this transformation and define what they are looking to do. They can be

identified as one of the fastest growing discount supermarkets in Southern Africa that caters for the needs of the

enlarged middle to lower income consumer market. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a impact on society by

making the business more relevant to the times we are living in and as such accessible to a larger audience nationwide.

A bit about the role :

Their Product Manager must be skilled in both with ideation as well as execution, you’ll be a practical person who will

see all projects through from A-Z. In short you, will be required to innovate, design, implement and then develop the

product roadmap. With several products in the pipeline, this role will require you to roll up your sleeves, set achievable

outcomes and see these products through from start to finish, ensuring these products generate revenue and add value

for their customers. The ideal candidate will be somebody who is great at project management and has worked in and

understands the FinTech space but has experience working on solutions in the lower income LSM and specifically in the

retail space.

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Your mission :

  • Uncover and understand customer needs and translate them into technical and product requirements
  • Ability to work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and
  • operations. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations

  • Understand, research, and follow technical trends in the industry and in general. Able to assess emerging
  • products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as

    make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage

  • Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly
  • Answer incoming questions about the product and its capabilities
  • Assess and address technical risks
  • Understand and analyse data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems
  • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical / developer community
  • Coordinate beta tests
  • Use database queries to analyse performance indicators, evaluate experiments, etc.
  • Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance
  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation
  • Analyse competitors’ products and explore new ways to improve the company’s products
  • Work with the development team to ensure that product requirements are understood
  • Translate product’s strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product
  • development

  • Define the product vision, product roadmap, and product strategy
  • Support engineer team to ensure customer satisfaction goals are met
  • Coordinate product releases with marketing, sales, and engineering teams
  • Ensure that user story content and prioritization is aligned to larger strategic objectives
  • A bit about you :

  • 5+ years in a product management type roles
  • Must have a solid understanding of technology
  • Experience in retail
  • Project management expert
  • Strong business Acumen
  • User-centric attitude
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    Your mission :

  • Uncover and understand customer needs and translate them into technical and product requirements
  • Ability to work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and operations.
  • Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations

  • Understand, research, and follow technical trends in the industry and in general. Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage
  • Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly
  • Answer incoming questions about the product and its capabilities
  • Assess and address technical risks
  • Understand and analyse data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems
  • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical / developer community
  • Coordinate beta tests
  • Use database queries to analyse performance indicators, evaluate experiments, etc.
  • Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance
  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation
  • Analyse competitors’ products and explore new ways to improve the company’s products
  • Work with the development team to ensure that product requirements are understood
  • Translate product’s strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development
  • Define the product vision, product roadmap, and product strategy
  • Support engineer team to ensure customer satisfaction goals are met
  • Coordinate product releases with marketing, sales, and engineering teams
  • Ensure that user story content and prioritization is aligned to larger strategic objectives A bit about you :
  • 5+ years in a product management type roles
  • Must have a solid understanding of technology
  • Experience in retail
  • Project management expert
  • Strong business Acumen
  • User-centric attitude
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