Takealot Product Manager - Inbound Systems Jobs in South Africa
Takealot Product Manager - Inbound Systems Jobs in South Africatakealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Product Manager to join our Supply Chain team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
This position reports to the Head of Supply Chain Operations
Your responsibilities will include
Working with the Supply Chain (Inbound) to define strategic business requirements for technical products
Translating business requirements into functional and technical IT user stories and project specifications, by ensuring that projects are broken down into phases to deliver immediate business benefit
End-to-end project management of technical projects throughout the entire product development lifecycle – setting timelines, driving project schedules, leading cross-functional development teams from design through to release and managing the production launch
Collaborate with the development team and other engineering colleagues, to answer queries in a timely fashion, and clarify details required for a successful build
Managing project stakeholder communications to ensure optimal escalation of project risks
Managing the prioritisation of the WMS engineering team’s tasks
Ownership of the Inbound Systems and tools
Continuous system and process improvement including root cause analysis
Business Requirements Management
Logical, structured problem solving
Process orientated and data driven decision making
Results-driven, strong management skills
Competency in MS Office packages
Competency in SC modelling and associated tools a plus
Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders at all levels, excellent oral and written communication skills
Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated
Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
Comfortable with change and excellent team player
Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
Demonstrate a strong track record of problem solving and solid analytical skill capability to look at and find solutions for a variety of operational challenges
Goal driven, target orientated, with the ability to step back and look at the bigger picture, you will also be able to manage ambiguity with your sleeves rolled up, able to thrive in a truly innovative and complex business environment
A proven track record of delivering results, in a fast-paced environment
Strong technical understanding
Strong project management and communication skills – able to effectively manage cross-functional stakeholders (in particular the engineering team) to ensure projects are delivered according to specifications on-time
Strong commercial acumen – analytical and able to use data to drive decision making
Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail
A flexible and adaptable mind-set
Solutions orientated, Fast and Efficient
Focused, yet Fun Customer Obsessed
Relevant tertiary degree/diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or Informatics
5+ years’ technical project knowledge and management
Business analysis or other relevant experience
takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer- centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e- commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who
is forthright but respectful
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.
thinks like an owner of the business.
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Product Manager - Inbound Systems Jobs in South Africa
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