Vacancy: Product Manager - Consumer Devices (Huawei)

Product Manager - Consumer Devices

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 29 October 2021 @ 17h00 

Product Manager Role Description

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

Key Responsibilities


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

  • Manage the profitability of products 

    • Assist sales staff with quotations 
    • Provide pre-sales and post-sales support to sales staff 
    • Ensure all resources are aligned 

  • Training

    • Stay constantly updated with all developments and trends in the Client Device market relating to Notebooks, PC’s, Tablets, Mobile Broadband and Wireless Router Devices as well as Wearable Devices 
    • Understand technology roadmaps 

  • Logistical

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

  • Manage stock efficiently

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

  • Build and maintain internal and external relationships

    • Manage rebates and incentives from suppliers 
    • Liaise with suppliers for promotional funds and materials 
    • 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 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the IT market and the specific needs around the different market segments (sub-distributors, resellers, and end-users) is essential 
  • 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 
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers as well as have a grasp of the different cultures 
  • Ability to complete a task with minimum supervision 
  • Customer focused and delivering above average customer service i.e., customer satisfaction principles and practices 
  • Meet weekly and/or monthly targets 
  • Spreadsheet knowledge in drawing up and utilizing reports (stock management, product reordering, ageing stock etc.) 
  • 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 Mature and outgoing individual 
  • Positive individual 
  • 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 

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.