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Technical Product Manager

Remuneration:R40000 - R50000 per month Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior

Job description

An opportunity exists with our client, a leading IT firm who focuses on retail software solutions.

This role is based in Cape Town. 

As product manager, you will work closely with various teams to make business decisions and create product strategies that ensure the company's long term sustainability. The software product manager  involves assessing customer needs, as well as performing market research and analyses and suggesting new features to develop for existing products.

You will interact with the sales team, marketing team, professional services team, development team, support desk, and of course the end users themselves. You will work with both customers and prospects to attentively listen, understand, and prioritize their feedback and product enhancement requests.

The successful candidate will. also perform  duties that will  include finding innovative solutions for the broader market, and must enjoy spending time with customers so as to understand their challenges. This role entails you serving as the external and internal link for the company’s product offering,  working with key customers and sales channels.

A strong technical background is required. Job duties include gathering requirements from existing and potential customers as well as recent evaluators, writing market requirements documents or Agile product  backlogs, and monitoring the implementation of each product project.


  • Identify opportunities, build product vision and understand market needs, roadmap and strategy
  • Work with technology team to produce world-class products driven by technology visionaries, domain experts, and customers
  • Own product specifications, requirements, and release plans
  • Participate in user conferences and customer facing situations as a product expert
  • Collect and synthesize inputs from engineering, sales, business units, vertical marketing group and the market to lead business and products direction
  • Partner with cross functional teams to ensure quality product output, timeliness, and market requirements
  • Be the Company’s Product Evangelist
  • Explore new ways of improving existing services and products
  • Provide product training and technical expertise
  • Identify and present innovative product solutions
  • Work with development leads so that product requirements are understood
  • Work with project management software
  • Ability to represent products at a professional level
  • High integrity
  • Solid work ethic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple projects

Posted on 13 Mar 11:10

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