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Product Manager - Credit/Insurance

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Johannesburg, Midrand
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Management Jnr-Mid

A financial services client situated in Midrand is recruiting a product manager for their credit and insurance portfolio on a permanent basis.

FAIS requirements:
  • RE5 and RE1 would be beneficial
Main purpose of the job:
  • To manage and land a defined set of African Bank products to ensure optimal positioning in the market place
Minimum education:
  • B Com with a major in econometrics/economics/financial management/statistics/business administration
Minimum experience:
  • Five years’ experience in product management/banking
Critical competencies:
  • Knowledge and understanding of Product Management
  • Project management
  • Financial competency
  • Organisational skills
  • Project management skills
  • MS Office Skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Written communication skills
 Additional competencies:
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Customer orientated
  • Analytical skills
 Behavioural competencies:
  • Initiative
  • Professionalism
Key result areas
  • New product management
Key performance inputs/activities
  • Development of new products
  • Provides insight into the development of new products based customer knowledge experience
  • Do analytics to analyse trends, identify customer segments and determine customer needs.
  • Project manage the implementation of key strategic project
  • Understand the interplay across products and customer needs
Key result areas
  • Product Monitoring and Research
Key performance inputs/activities
  • Understand product landscape and key product features
  • Define Product specific architecture
  • Monitor and analyse current trends in the market to identify areas of risk and opportunities
  1. Understand competitor landscape locally and globally
  2. Develop propositions, pricing and new product ideas
  • Drive customer needs analysis initiatives
  • Formulate proposals for required action
  • Present proposal to stakeholders for final sign off or refinement
  • Complete concept documents detailing product idea with necessary inputs
  • Continuously monitor product against envisaged plan/proposal
Key result areas
  • Product management
Key performance inputs/activities
  • Develop in conjunction with marketing and change, an annual product marketing plan
  • Develop in conjunction with Training and change, an annual product training plan
  • Understand the law and new legislation in the design of new products
  • Perform bi-annual product proposition reviews in conjunction with key stakeholders
  • Provide direction and views around sales plans and targets
  • Understand and drive the revenue-enhancing abilities of the product
  • Ensure product meets profit targets established

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Posted on 07 Jun 12:01

Diane Robertson

+27 83 685 0688
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