Vacancy: Assistant Product Manager Hikvision (Pinnsec Midrand)

Assistant Product Manager Hikvision (Pinnsec Midrand)

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 04 May 2022 @ 17h00

Assistant Product Manager Hikvision (Pinnsec Midrand) Role Description

Reporting to the Brand Executive, the successful candidates will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensure you adhere to the SLA as per the Hikvision ordering PPT

  • Ensure your LOT’s and Price Agreements (PA) you create is according to the Brand playbook and that all supporting documentation is filed and loaded

  • Assist Head of Brand with quotes, purchase orders, Price agreements, pricelists etc pertaining to Hikvision Brand

  • Work closely with Head of Hikvision brand on aging stock profile to ensure sell-out of the aging stock and marketing initiatives

  • Manage all PA’s for your division as well as the stock within those LOTs and PA’s to ensure aging is being kept to the minimum

  • Assistance in stock ordering through sell-out and pipeline creation

  • Executive depending on the Limits of Authority

  • Hikvision orders email to be managed by yourself and the SLA is 24hrs from receiving the email. Should the request be incomplete an email must be sent to the relevant requestor and copy in the product manager, and the sales/divisional manager


  • Logistics

    o Place purchase orders on Vendors once approved by Brand Executive or Head of brand depending on the limits of authority

    o Track the shipping details of all purchase orders with ETA

    o All supporting docs from the vendor linked to the purchase order must be send through to the relevant departments for processing

    o All Vendor invoicing must be signed of as per the limits of authority.

    o All shipping related costs if it exceeds 2% must be communicated and approved by Brand executive


  • Finance

    • All stock Received and GRV’ed must align with the payment plan to the vendor

    • Payment plan for all orders to align with ETA report data and must align with Finance

    payment plan on a weekly basis


  • Warehouse

    • Invoice from vendor must align with the purchase order. If inconsistencies are found, this must be corrected before stock arrives. All supporting docs to be sent to warehouse only 24hours before the stock does arrive at the warehouse

    • For stock to be GRV’ed warehouse will need a matched invoice to the purchase order, serial numbers, and material codes. All of this to be send through to receiving 24hours prior to the stock arriving

    • Be present in the warehouse with the receiving team to receipt the stock and ensure everything runs smoothly. Thereafter, when GRV’ed an email must be sent through to the relevant account managers and brand team informing them that the stock has arrived.

    • Manage all RTT collections by means of a tracking report

    • Submit the following reports to the Band Executive and Head of Brand for Hikvision:

    o ETA report – local & international indicating the open orders, eta to customs, eta to warehouse, GRV date, notification date to sales & expected payment date. To be submitted every Monday to Brand Executive & Head of Brand

    o SOH report – To be submitted every Friday to the Head of Brand

    o PA/LOT status report – Report must indicate Hik Project #, Client Name, Account manager info, product codes, quantity, and expiry date. Must monitor any changes monthly. To be submitted monthly on the last working day

    o Open/back-orders report – to be submitted weekly to Brand executive and Head of Brand on a Wednesday

    o Warehouse corrections/queries status report – To be submitted weekly on a Monday to Head of Brand

    o Sell-out report per SKU per brand – To be submitted monthly to the Head of brand

    o Pipeline report - to be submitted every Wednesday for deals you worked on

    o special orders report – Orders that we do not keep stock of. Report to indicate account manager, product code, quantity, ETA, GRV, notification date to sales & Invoice date. To be submitted on the first day of the last week of the month licensing report and invoicing status – to be submitted bi-weekly on a Tuesday code creation request form

    to be submitted


Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric is essential and a tertiary qualification will be an advantage
  • 2 to 3 years IT distribution experience in the sales support role
  • Vaccination Certificate Required
  • Good understanding of the security/CCTV industry in all aspects
  • 5 Years’ working experience within the security/CCTV environment
  • Previous IT distribution experience will be an advantage
  • Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable transport
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is essential
  • Passion for technology and ability to learn new products
  • Relevant technical knowledge and technology driven
  • Attend and present product training
  • Technology driven
  • Relevant technical knowledge
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Attending training sessions - during and after working hours
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills required
  • Excellent administration skills required
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivated
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome)
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner)
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement)
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact / channel for communication between parties)
  • Written communication (convey information through written instruction)
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures)
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to and attend to detail)

Personal Attributes


  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • High attention to detail
  • Passionate about sales
  • Natural tendency to be competitive
  • Problem solver
  • Assertive individual
  • Positive individual
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Ability to work as part of a team

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.