Thursday , April 18 2024

Takealot Vacancies – Junior Product Owner (Advertising)

Website Takealot

Job Description:, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Junior Product Owner – Advertising, to join our team in Cape Town. We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, scope and implement plans on the advertising product & engineering roadmap
  • Ensure that product solutions and requirements meet business needs and are based on international best practices and trends.
  • Ensure that technical advertising solutions are integrated effectively within the Takealot departments
  • Communicate all of the project’s business and technical requirements to all necessary stakeholders within the business unit and address any outstanding decisions required to implement the solutions
  • Work closely with the implementing department’s project product/engineering lead on execution
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with the project teams within the business unit to analyze any additional information needs related to functional requirements
  • Be proactive in ensuring that the software development and QA teams understand the requirements by attending team meetings and initiating functional clarification sessions where needed.
  • Obtain sign-off on the business and technical specifications from relevant stakeholders
  • Put processes in place to maximize the value that can be obtained through advertising tools, including but not limited to, AdManager, DV360, Google Analytics, Data Studio, Asana and Salesforce.
  • Define and implement the identified short term advertising opportunities by utilizing tools that are readily available
  • Ensure that all requirements are met during and post implementation of the project
  • Build and maintain reports to measure the success of the implemented project

Job Requirements:

  • Passion for understanding unique, ambiguous, complex problems and driving high quality, innovative, clean solutions
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Has an appetite to learn by doing
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A proven track record of delivering results, in a fast-paced environment
  • Good technical understanding of software development processes
  • Good business analysis skills – analytical and able to use data to make decisions
  • Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Versatile, resourceful and able to work on varied tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to verbalize, visualize and communicate outcomes or technical concepts in a clear, concise manner to various stakeholder groups
  • Relevant tertiary degree (Computer Science/Informatics/Engineering) or similar degree
  • The candidate should have between 2-3 year’s experience in business analysis, product management or a related field
  • Advertising focused product management experience (experience in digital marketing is advantageous)
  • Advertising tool experience, specifically with Google AdManager, DV360, Google Analytics, Data Studio and other ad manager/server platforms and reporting/targeting tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including technical and non-technical individuals
  • Experience in an agile / iterative project management and development environment is a plus
  • Experience in an e-commerce environment is a plus

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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