Project Manager

at Best Jobs
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 24, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

Be able to earn the trust and respect of their colleagues
Go above and beyond for their stakeholders / customers
Have an extremely helpful attitude and be a team player
Always leave things better than they found them
Take initiative and ownership
Take pride in what they produce and therefore produce high quality
Be committed to the company but also be able to strike a balance
Core Responsibilities

Identifying potential new products or enhancements to existing products
Conducting market research and positioning existing products within these markets
appropriately to maximise opportunities
Working with internal and external stakeholders to generate product requirements, focusing
first on the Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
Defining Business Requirements and/or Solution Overview Documents focusing first on the
MVP – ensuring that the structure of the plans for new products facilitate customer testing
and feedback cycles as early as possible in the cycle

Managing the Jira backlog of requirements within the Scrum process and defining
acceptance criteria for each requirement
Establishing appropriate product pricing and reviewing and publishing new pricing annually
Defining roadmaps for existing products based on actual market, existing customer or
customer opportunity research
Managing market release plans and a strategy for when, where and how new products are
released
Developing and implementing marketing strategies for new and existing products
Regular (at least quarterly) customer engagement for product feedback
Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a business or related field from a recognised institution

Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Product Manager within a software organisation, preferably in

Cloud / Payments

Proven leadership skills

Excellent analytical abilities and outstanding time management skills

Ability to deal with stress, as the job will entail obstacles, challenges and a lot of responsibility.

Proficiency in standard Windows-based IT applications

Common business sense, marketing knowledge and the ability to handle detailed logistics.

Technical Information

The Products that will be managed will use the following technologies

Windows (Windows 10, Windows Server)
Java (Spring Framework)
Angular2+ (SCSS, TS)
Splunk
HTML+CSS+JS
Databases (Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Databases)
Amazon Web Services

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