Assistant Product Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Assistant Product Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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.


  • 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.

  • Clearly indicate the job title.

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