Role details

Global Product Specialist

Sandton   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Product Specialist, Rest of Africa
  • Global Financial Services Organisation

About Our Client

Our Client is Multinational Bank with over 30 000 employees world-wide and operates within 39 countries in Africa. The group is diversified within the rest of Africa and has been rated as one of the four largest banks in South Africa with an annual turnover exceeding ZAR 35 million. Our client boasts over 100 years' experience within the Banking sector.

Our client has partnered with various global and local partners with the primary focus of expansion being within the African region, with exciting developments forecasted.

Job Description

Sales Collaboration:

-Improve awareness of an integrated global value proposition

-Regional cluster and product strategic alignment

-Opportunity creation - joint venture, segment & industry opportunities

-Participation in the client review process - product mix, pricing, channel viability

-Frontline collaboration and direction - regional campaigns, industry sector focus etc.

-Participation in deal team discussion to further enable sales drive

-Client and frontline product training interventions3

Product and Channel:

-Providing product expertise / advisory support to internal & external stakeholders

-Information gathering to inform the product development process

-New product rollout - delivery prioritisation

-Product maintenance - product / channel delivery (Channel / product health, stability, availability, monitoring, volumes & revenue analysis

-Participation in product innovation forums - idea generation & conceptualisation

-Project delivery and operationalization (marketing, training, change management)

-Leverage Business Intelligence to inform electronic migration initiatives

-Delivery of Channel / product enhancements to increase revenue, improve client experience and ensure operational efficiency


-Increase market penetration - drive Channel & product utilisation

-Competitor analysis - research on local & international competitors i.e.: functionality, service models, pricing, etc.

-Developing a regional market understanding - identify & communicate regional market & industry triggers+


-Product strategy execution - value chain management into the client & frontline in conjunction with Head: Transactional Banking - Rest of Africa Subsidiaries

-MIS/ Reporting - transactional reports

-Participation and representation at key industry meetings / forums

-Finance - management of allocated project budgets

The Successful Applicant

A Global Product Specialist, Rest of Africa that has the follwoing characteristics and personal competencies:

- Adaptability

- Flexibility

- Initiative

- Client centricity

- Team Work

- Decision making

- Analytical thinking

- Innovation

- Networking

What's on Offer

Market related salary with all the benefits associated with working for one of the big four local Banks. Car Allowance and Fuel Claim included

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