Vacancy: Product Manager Asus (Advanced Technologies - Midrand)

Product Manager Asus (Advanced Technologies - Midrand)

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 07 June 2022 @ 17h00

Product Manager Asus (Advanced Technologies - Midrand) Role Description

Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, the successful candidate will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  • Product Knowledge
    o Specific knowledge and understanding of the Asus range and value proposition will be very beneficial
    o Understanding and continuous development on product knowledge
    o Provide relevant product training internally and to the different branches
    o Provide reports and target tracking information as required
    o Engage with all relevant parties at Pinnacle and subsidiary companies
    o Understand and implement Pinnacle strategy and policies in alignment with product
    o Product support (PDF Spec Sheets, Web Info, Sales Support, Customer SupportSystems Integrators)
    o Product pricing
    o Web page product updates


  • Manage the profitability of products
    o Assist sales staff with quotations
    o Provide pre-sales and post-sales support to sales staff
    o Ensure all resources are aligned


  • Training
    o Stay constantly updated with all developments and trends in the Server, Storage and Client Device market
    o Understand technology roadmaps


  • Logistical
    o Assist with product codes, pricelists on system and costings
    o Attend weekly sales meetings and assist in resolving stock issues


  • Manage stock efficiently
    o Drive active and aging stock
    o Assist the logistics and warehouse teams with vendor recalls
    o Understand the logistical process
    o Process sales orders and purchase orders on ERP system from local and international suppliers
    o Assist in order managing process to maintain service and stock levels


  • Build and maintain internal and external relationships
    o Manage rebates and incentives from suppliers
    o Liaise with suppliers for promotional funds and materials
    o Maintain relationships with customers to understand their requirements and incorporate into the stock forecasting

Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric with mathematics is essential, a Sales and Marketing tertiary qualification and/or a relevant diploma will be an advantage
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ Product Management experience
  • Vaccination Certificate Required
  • Knowledge and understanding of the IT market and the specific needs around the different market segments (sub-distributors, resellers, and end-users) is essential
  • The candidate will be the bridge between the internal brand team as well as the
    organization’s sales team
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license
  • Good time management and well organized i.e., deadline driven, able to plan and prioritize a high workload
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile and succeed
  • Technology driven
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others)
  • 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 and verbal communication (convey information through written / verbal 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


  • Mature and outgoing individual
  • High attention to detail
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Assertive and positive individual
  • Target driven
  • Motivated and driven
  • Self-starter, self-confidence and self-driven
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Problem solver
  • Positive attitude
  • Proactive individual
  • Analytical thinker
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Well organized individual

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.