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  • Posted: Jan 16, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Your Complete Surgical and Sterilisation Solutions Partner. SafMed offers a range of services and products to South Africa's and Africa's hospitals. Our services range from providing educational support that assists customers meet sterility assurance standards, fighting contamination threats and implement healthcare process improvements to maintaining medi...
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    Product Manager

    The Product Manager is expected to:

    • Externally, represent the company and its business, products and services offering as a brand custodian, and internally, be a balanced advocate of the business needs of clients and key stakeholders
    • Brief and train the sales force on an ongoing basis
    • Manage internal customer & supplier relationships
    • Pay close attention to detail
    • Be very proactive in analyzing the performance of the portfolio in order to make improvements

    Product Portfolio Management Requirement

    • Completion and submission of Government Tender & Private Hospital RFP/RFQ documents
    • Maintaining competitor portfolio including latest pricing
    • Developing annual sales and expense budget
    • Complete & manage product complaints
    • Manage the collection, analysis and sharing of market data for the category
    • Managing key Distributor relationships

    Product Marketing Requirement

    • Plan & manage the successful execution of quarterly and strategically driven marketing/sales campaigns
    • Measure the effectiveness and outcomes of campaigns on a consistent and ongoing basis
    • Create user training and on-going support documentation, and facilitate training sessions
    • Ensure the product features and benefits of each product are successfully marketed across all available communications channels
    • Compile and write monthly sales & marketing reports for internal and use and principle suppliers
    • Be a true brand & product champion
    • Deliver monthly forecast and supplier reports
    • Develop sales tools and collateral   

    Education & Skills Requirements:

    • Bcomm Marketing
    • 2 - 4 years experience as a Product Manager or Product Marketing Manager with hand-on experience in:
    • Conducting market, customer, competitor & gap analysis
    • Developing the core positioning, strategy, vision and messaging for products
    • Developing and managing products throughout their product lifecycles
    • Defining and executing product portfolio strategy
    • Developing and executing product marketing plans
    • Excellent Excel Skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Numeracy skills combined with an inquiring analytical mind
    • Self-motivated, with excellent time and project management skills
    • Accepts responsibility and self-manages while delegating tasks as appropriate
    • Ability to work well under pressure and collaborate with a multi-faceted team
    • Ability to travel nationally as business needs demand
    • Experience in working with CRM programs, ideally Goldmine
    • Demonstrated success launching and managing excellent products
    • Excellent written, verbal communication & presentation skills
    • Ability to travel as business needs demand

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SafMed on to apply
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