Assistant Product Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Assistant Product Manager

Job Purpose

  • To lead the Sales and Marketing process and strategy for specific product/category.
  • To optimise revenue generation for the specific product line to meet business objectives.

Location: Nairobi


  • Ensure market share targets are met.
  • Produce annual product & brand strategies for selected categories which define market offer and positioning within your scope.
  • Manage the existing product and service portfolio ensuring that financial criteria, customer needs are met and brand character developed.
  • Fully understand the value chain for key products and investigate options for projects and partnership for incremental business.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to ensure that new products and services meet market requirements and financial criteria.
  • Produce an integrated annual marketing program and campaign plans.
  • Implement sales promotions and marketing activities based on approved marketing plans.
  • Have full product knowledge of assigned categories.
  • Train the sales team as well as the dealers and salesmen in the market.
  • Ensure sales strategies are in place to ensure sales growth targets are achieved.
  • Ensure availability of spare parts in good time through communication with suppliers.
  • Analyze market data for all the products – generate and present reports on the same.
  • Keep abreast and be well updated on all competitor and market information.
  • Forecast quantities for the assigned categories and ensure projections are up to date.
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance the product line up.
  • Resolve any other issues pertaining to the assigned category.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience in senior sales or marketing roles of over 7 years, which involved people management. Preferably in a similar industry.
  • Minimum qualification of a degree in Sales or Marketing or any other relevant field.
  • Professional membership certification e.g. Marketing Society of Kenya or other relevant body will be an added advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of the retail market sector and consumer electronic products.
  • Understanding of the latest marketing methodology and thinking.
  • Extensive financial & value chain knowledge.
  • Track record of team building and strategy implementation.
  • Change management experience.

How to Apply

Send your CV to by 12th June 2020.

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Updated: June 9, 2020 — 6:52 pm