Posted on :
8 Apr, 2014
8 Apr, 2014
As a Product Marketing Manager for Control Products, you are expected to provide product marketing and support for all product groups of Low Voltage Control Products business in Southern Africa. ABB the world leader in offering the Low Voltage Products and systems that provide protection, control and measurement for electrical installations, enclosures, switchboards, electronics and electromechanical devices for industrial machines, plants and related service.
You as a Product Marketing Manager-Control Products will be responsible for the following tasks:
-Ensure budget (volumes) and profitable growth targets are achieved in South Africa and for all assigned Product Groups
-Manage price development in conjunction with product manager in order to achieve targets
-Implement the marketing and sales strategy for South Africa, according to BU LPCP strategy and to the assigned PG strategy
-Ensure high level of service provided to sales staff and customers
-Ensure sufficient local competences at the LSO; support, train and develop local sales force.
-Ensure commercial and technical support to the Sales staff.
-Share market information with LBU Managers in order to define the product strategy and product development
-Collect and report market development and trends and communicate this information to Regional Sales Manager and LBU manager
-Implement marketing and promotion actions
-Develop key customers, manage relationships and participate in critical negotiations
-Define, agree and implement Business Plans, Commercial Strategies and Product Launches with the sales team in order to achieve the targets
-Monitor that all the activities are carried out in full compliance with the company policies and business ethics and SOX Procedures
-Product training to customers
-Technical support on intelligent products
-Preparation of quotations and tenders
Your B.Tech / Equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering with 5 years of previous experience in LV products, motor control & protection, PLC, DCS and Fieldbus and Safety products will make you ideal fit for this requirement. You motor control market and products specific knowledge and personal leadership skills, teamwork and coaching would be a plus.
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