Product Specialist

  • Fast Recruitment
  • Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
  • Sep 10, 2017
Permanent Business Development FMCG Marketing Retail Sales

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing new innovative ways on increasing brand value and drive these through the business with communications and promotions internally and externally.
  • Monitoring and updating inventory forecast to ensure sufficient product availability to meet promotion demand.
  • Monitoring, measuring and controlling stock status to avoid slow moving and write-off stock, over use of demonstration and promotion goods.
  • Driving new product introduction within the market. 
  • Developing and implementing marketing, brand and promotion plans to grow market share and achieve targets through devising and implementation of comprehensive marketing plans across all media, channel and communication platforms.
  • Coordinating, liaising and managing all marketing activities. 
  • Price Management in order to maintain good margins and competitive positioning in the market place.
  • Obtaining and communicating competitive customer information into the business.
  • Managing the advertising and promotional budget expenditure and ensuring it is in line with business plan.

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Must have Bachelor of Arts or Commerce or Science or Marketing or IMM Diploma.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the FMCG / Retail industry is essential as well as within a marketing and product / category management position.
  • Must be able to communicate with sales force, distributors, Merchandising, Advertising Agency, Retail Audit and support functions.
  • The ability to develop relationships with customers.
  • Must be able to implement pricing and product positioning strategy in markets where HCD products are applied.
  • Project Management skills are required for timeous execution of new product launches, programs and activities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary package is negotiable based on experience gained. Other benefits include Provident Fund + Car Allowance + Medical Aid etc.

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Provident Fund + Car Allowance + Medical Aid etc.
If you are looking for a responsible job, providing rewarding career opportunities for progression  Fax us your CV and covering letterto 086 668 0991

Job Level


Salary Range

R15 000 - R20 000 per month