Old Mutual Jobs – Senior Product Specialist

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

This role contributes in collaborating with the business to facilitate the process of product procurement approvals, on-boarding and launch to market of new products. This is a specialist role that undertakes the functions of stakeholder communication/engagement, implementation of activation plans, roll-out and implementation of product launches, building of marketing support materials and tools, delivery of training, and review/analysis of post launch processes relating to product take-up and performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop support materials and training – Build, test/maintain marketing material/ tools, create training material, undertake training support to the business, write specifications based on requirements and communicate / drive adherence to these with media agency work assignments, maintain, update marketing materials, undertake effective ongoing document management thereof.
  • Review product take up and performance – Source information/ data, undertake selected analytics and create reports that review of product take-up and performance.
  • Stakeholder management – Undertake ongoing stakeholder communication and engagement that continually clarifies the needs and requirements for a successful launch.
  • Roll out plan and implementation – Plan, source and assimilate competitor analysis according to requirements and needs, execute the activation plans through sourcing and acquiring relevant marketing material, undertaking liaisons with agencies, plan and deliver professional marketing presentations in the field with sales staff/intermediaries.
  • Product performance tracking and reporting – Analyse data and run models; make required changes following experience reviews and financial reports. Undertake market/competitor analysis; changes to product material/documents, processes, systems. Track/monitor and report on enhancements. Investigate and respond to complex requests/ queries.
  • Digital – Apply digital imperatives of product marketing.

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced excel and power-point skills
  • Project experience advantageous
  • RoboXL experience advantageous
  • Manage launch of new products
  • Relevant engineering, commerce, business, actuarial, marketing or financial degree
  • 3-5 years applicable product/business experience
  • Analyse industry trends

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pinelands

Application Deadline: N/A

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