Digital Product Specialist – New Energy Vehicle

Permanent | BEE
Sandton, Gauteng
Posted 2 months ago

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Our client, a leading automotive manufacturer, is looking for a New Energy Vehicle & Digital Product Specialist to join their team in Sandton.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, lead and organise cross-divisional and cross-departmental teams to ensure the successful   project implementation of projects related to new energy vehicles and digital products.
  • Contribute towards strategic development of new product offerings and product digitalization. 
  • Manage projects to ensure customer requirements are met while being economically viable.
  • Manage projects to achieve deadline while managing agile work processes.
  • Engage with international forums to ensure releases and on time project achievement.
  • Consistently evaluate and improve the sales and marketing customer journey.
  • Take ownership of the performance and analytics of the company vehicle apps.
  • Lead projects to implement online services offered by the organisation that enhance the Brand experience (e.g., mobility apps, utility tools etc.).
  • Support and implement e-Commerce strategies for online services offered within the connected car eco-system (e.g.: functions on demand, electric charging payments etc).
  • Prepare business cases with cross-departmental and cross-divisional departments for local and international forums.
  • Develop communication and change management plans to instil adoption and handovers of projects to relevant departments.


  • A formal 3-year National Diploma or BCom/ Business Management/ Marketing from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Project Management certification, experience in project management from start to implementation.
  • Minimum 5 years Product Planning experience in the Automotive Industry (preferred)

Skills, Attributes & Other requirements


  • Excellent understanding of the changing automotive and competitor environment in SA and SSA
  • Experience with product management strategies, process, and project implementation.
  • Experience with development of digital eco-systems
  • Experience in leading cross-divisional teams.
  • Experience in automotive process and systems.
  • Understanding of product marketing core processes.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with an excellent command of the English language.
  • Ability to develop implementation/ project plans for EV and Digital products.
  • Ability to present strategic concepts concisely.
  • Data analysis¬†
  • Ability to build strong business relationships.
  • Results driven.
  • Ability to operate in a high-performance team.
  • Budget management and an understanding of fundamental financial principles
  • Computer literacy

Please note that if you have not received a response to your submission within 2 weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Features

Job CategoryAutomotive Manufacturing

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