Terminals Product Marketing Manager

Johannesburg, Gauteng
  1. Full Time
  2. Marketing/Communications
Posting date:07 Feb, 2019
Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.6 million customers.  From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people.  Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent.  Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.

We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts.  We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing. 

We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.

We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:

The G Band Terminal Product Marketing Manager role is based within Consumer Business Unit

The role of the Terminals Product Marketing Manager defines the terminals go to market strategy and plan across the complete device, accessory and CIOT portfolio and related customer segments and is responsible for growing market share, post-paid and prepaid sales,  the customer base and ARPU of this/these device(s) and for delivering the go to market P&L targets. The role directly leads vendor marketing negotiation process and cross-functional teams across the business to develop and deliver differentiated campaigns, device positioning and relevant propositions.

Your responsibilities will include:

Go to market Strategy, Insight and Planning

  • Lead, Define and execute, the go to market strategy, propositions and campaigns for post-paid and prepaid device sales which includes Consumer IOT products and accessories.
  • Identify device and supplier collaboration  opportunities aligned with business strategy across the business and manage all supplier marketing investment and channel investment initiatives 
  • Understand the market, competitors and segment opportunities produce monthly competitor and insights reports including recommendations and identifying opportunity and alignment to strategy


  • Prepare and Lead the vendor go to market commercial negotiations quarterly global process and local vendor ad hoc negotiations.
  • Secure vendor investment in both marketing and differentiated proposition across the portfolio.
  • Negotiate support for aged and slow moving product lines across accessory and CIOT portfolio.
  • Align and deliver go to market plans according to negotiated commercial agreements
    Product management and support

  • Effective lifecycle management of all connected devices and define actionable items to achieve monthly aged inventory target

  • Identify and develop relevant device after sales support structures and materials
  • Lead cross functional teams to execute on all device led go to market propositions and executions

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