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  • Posted: May 24, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Pan Africa Head of Product Management: Institutional Trade

    Job Summary

    • The Pan Africa Head of Product Management for Institutional Trade will be required to plan, develop and grow the Institutional Trade product propositions. The Product Head will work closely with key stakeholders to articulate the vision/ direction of the product and the product priorities. Build consensus across the organisation on the product direction and priorities and obtain commitment from stakeholders across the group to align behind the product plans. This is achieved by driving, developing and implementing the strategic direction and managing or influencing the execution of tactical activities for the Institutional Trade business across all key markets.

    Job Description

    In this role you will be accountable for;

    • Understand customer needs to develop and drive the customer proposition per segment and product area
    • Own respective product P&L
    • Develop the short and  medium  term  product strategy across segment & sectors for the product environment for the required product set
    • Drive the appropriate use of expert teams in developing plans that will ensure market growth and customer satisfaction. These teams include but are not limited to the research team, other product teams, sales, operations, helpdesk, marketing, legal and compliance, change and technology teams.
    • Develop and grow the market through the development of new revenue generating  products or enhancing existing solutions
    • Work with the FI sales team to determine appropriate product strategy per sector to enable pipeline opportunities
    • Responsible for ensuring that all impacted stakeholders across the Group understand and support the agreed strategies for the area i.e.  Change, IT, Digital Operations, Risk teams, Credit, Segment and Sector, etc.
    • Ensure that all members of the team understand processes, control requirements and risk management frameworks that have been designed for the area.
    • For audit findings that have an impact on the area,  identify, sign off and ensure implementation required actions
    • Allocate duties to team members in order to achieve operational targets including prioritisation and work schedules.
    • Based on gaps identified, motivate requests to the manager for additional resources including people, budget and equipment.

    Please send us your CV if you have:

    • BCom Degree with Honours or MBA/MBL preferable
    • 10 years (Technical/Managerial) experience specifically in Trade Finance is required
    • 5 years experience with Distribution experience
    • 10 years’ experience Product Management  in the banking environment


    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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