Product Manager – Infrastructure

NSI & Bluefin Talent
Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP709-936
NSI & Bluefin Talent

The Role


The Role


To oversee all aspects of a product/service line, manage the relationship with partners, work closely with the sales organization and indirect channels to promote the product and to create and deliver superior customer satisfaction while simultaneously providing long-term value for the company. The candidates should have experience in the LOB for EMC, Oracle, Symantec, HP, Cisco, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

- To prepare the monthly / annual marketing-plan for the particular product / service line and the sales forecast and to control the agreed budget.
- To motivate and work closely with the sales force to promote the product and to achieve the revenue target of the product line.
- To develop plans for products by directing staff to collect marketing information, including competitive benchmarks, trends & opportunities, & customer expectations with respect to the products.
- To participate in presales activities and opportunities qualification, to assist in explaining and demonstrating the benefits of products in trade shows.
- To recommend enhancements or changes to the existing products to satisfy customer needs, based on industry trends and market feedback and to participate in new product development teams.
- To maintain coherence among product groups and coordinate all aspects of the business relating to the product line by acting as a liaison with all relevant business units.
- To maintain a product fact book to enable source the history for the product.
- Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
- Act as a liaison between sales, and the supplier under the guidelines set by Marketing Manager.
- Collect competitors’ information and actions; collect marketing information, including competitive benchmarks, trends and opportunities, and customer expectations.

Requirements


Requirements


Education & Experience

- A Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline (Preferred MBA with Marketing as specialisation)
- 5 to 7 years of relevant work experience in Marketing & Product development
- Fluent English, and French (value added).
- Working with channels and customers as well.
- Has technical background in the above LOB.
- Capabilities of making Marketing and business plan and strategy for solutions and products.

About the Company


About the Company


New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution in both the technology and financial services domain.

Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on 'blue chip' financial services & technology consulting organizations across London and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.

We are dedicated to representing 'best of breed' candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.

Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and IT industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients' sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.

Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote.
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