Head of Product | Cape Town
|Posted:||Monday, October 16, 2023|
|Closing date:||Monday, 23 October 2023|
|Position:||Head of Product|
|Industry:||Lighting, Electrical, Hardware|
Are you a dynamic leader, ready to champion groundbreaking products from concept to market dominance? We are in search of a Head of Product with a unique blend of skills – a strategic thinker, a technical wizard, an empathetic communicator, and a resilient leader.
Our client, a leader in the lighting industry, is seeking a dynamic Head of Product to join their team in Cape Town. They have a national presence and extend their influence into Africa through enduring relationships with esteemed business partners.
Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Head of Product/Product Executive is responsible for managing the entire life cycle of a product, from ideation to launch and beyond. Armed with a business degree and 5 years’ experience in buying and product management. Ideally you will have experience dealing with Asian suppliers specifically in the lighting, electrical and hardware industry for sale to the wholesale/retail environments.
Communication skills: articulate the product vision, strategy and roadmap as well as solicit feedback and resolve conflicts
Technical expertise: collaborate with the suppliers to define the product requirements, prioritise the features and troubleshoot the issues
Strategic thinking: plan and execute the product roadmap, measure the outcomes, and adapt to changing situations
Leadership skills: be able to manage expectations, handle conflicts and make decisions
Emotional intelligence: be able to cope with stress, uncertainty and failure
Analytical skills: exceptional analytical competence using Excel and data tools
Nicolene Di Bartolo has been retained to manage all applications. Please click on APPLY below to follow the online application process or visit our careers page at www.nicolenedibartolo.co.za – closing date for all applications is 4pm on Monday, 23 October 2023. Only online website applications will be considered. NO emailed CVs will be considered.