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Product Development Manager Job Vacancy

Main Purpose

To identify, prioritise and develop new products for and drive the NPD process by applying marketing research, market intelligence and information to attain growth objectives; Lead and support the advancement of new product development initiatives.

Main Responsibilities
  • Involved in the development of annual brand budgets, operating plans and forecasting
  • Implementation of brand plans and budgets.
  • Ensure brand activities are carried out efficiently and effectively
  • Take products from concept to commercialization.
  • Co-ordinate all relevant departments activities to keep the NPD process going

  • Continuous evaluation of brand performance and recommend strategies to respond to market changes and dynamics.
  • Maintain high positive image for the Company among key publics.
  • Keep abreast of and report on new developments in marketing
Key Performance Indicators
  • Achievement of sales budget by product SKU and value
  • Market share
  • Achievement of brand objectives
  • Cost control
  • Evaluation and launch of new products
  • Diploma in marketing
  • Degree in Veterinary medicine is an added advantage
Key competencies –knowledge and skills
  • 3 years experience in brand marketing.
  • Experience in the field sales would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the animal health or from mature brands.
  • Growth of new products is critical.
  • The Company is expanding into regional markets and new product areas (agro-chemicals).
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Marketing and Selling skills
  • Excellent planning & organising skills
  • Good project management skills are key
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Fully competent in computer applications
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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