Executive Products Head

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

The Head of Products will be at the vanguard of the company’s transition from traditional telecommunications to cutting-edge ICT across diverse African markets.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Co-create a 3-5 year product vision and work closely with operating companies in various regions to align and execute this vision, ensuring tailored strategies based on unique local needs, while still maintaining a shared group vision.
  • Stay updated on mobile & fixed technology evolution (like FWA and LEO satellite), and ensure the integration of cloud solutions, cybersecurity, unified communications, software-defined networking, IoT, and managed services into the product roadmap in a value-enhancing way to the operating companies.
  • Engage a diverse array of stakeholders across different cultures, emphasizing teamwork, knowledge sharing, and close collaboration with local teams, while cultivating a culture of innovation, fostering expertise, and facilitating continuous learning programs with relentless focus on the customer.
  • Execute relationships with key players including hyperscalers, connectivity wholesalers, system integrators, and global tech and telecommunication firms, while co-creating products and joint go-to-market strategies, leveraging the strengths of both parties for scalable solutions and a wider market reach.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields – Essential
  • Matric – Essential
  • A minimum of 8-10 years proven track record in Telecommunications, ICT or product management with a minimum of 5 year’s management/supervisory experience – Essential
  • An MBA or other master’s level post-graduate studies – Advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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