Product Manager Needed

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Purpose of Position:
o To market and drive the growth of assigned products to targeted customers.
o Develop and manage clients’ relationship to meet their needs and business sustainability.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
o Develop and implement programs to grow product sales. Set up strategic marketing plans for a product or product line through comprehensive market research, competitive analysis, pricing and customer engagement.
o Build relationships with top 60 companies sending participants to executive programmes and report on a quarterly basis about possible enrolments, needs identified and feedback from past participants.
o Track performance of clients on completion of programmes.
o Maintain and update customer reference database and associated companies to facilitate marketing activities
o Manage issues affecting ordering of products and meetings of clients’ products demand. Review and advice on improvement initiatives for effective meeting of targets.
o Provide training and coaching to sales force team members.
o Facilitate payment of fees by participants in accordance with the SOP. Drive debt recovery plans and credit policy.
o Support the marketing of Executive programmes and open seminars.
o Provide brand visibility of each executive education class by establishing social media presence, setting up a special newsletter or report on programme activities sent to participating companies, online coverage of selected sessions etc.
o Collaborate with colleagues to ensure successful graduation of participants in Executive Education.
o Any other specific or ad hoc duty to be assigned by the line manager from time to time.

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Generic Skills
o Planning/organizational skills and initiative.
o Good interpersonal skills.
o Excellent time management skills.
o Excellent oral and written communication skills.
o Influencing and presentation skills.
o Flexibility in work schedule.

Technical Skills
o Knowledge of budgeting and project management.
o Good knowledge of the executive education market.
o Customers services skills.
o Ability to plan and priorities as required.
o Working knowledge of Micro soft office.
o Knowledge of product and channels development and management.
o Good negotiation skills.
Knowledge of market segmentation and branding

Cognate Experience:
At least 4 years experience in service sales and marketing. Experience gained in service marketing and business development, consulting or project management will be an advantage

Qualification:
Good first degree in the field of social science.

How to Apply
Interested candidates from within and outside the school should send their CVs to: rbstalents@gmail.com on or before November 22, 2020.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RBS offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants.