Product Officer

Other, NCR, Philippines
PHP 35,000
Sales and Marketing

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of one of the biggest book publishers in the Philippines with 70 years and 8 subsidiaries under its portfolio. They have expanded their business to the digital landscape to keep up with their modern audience and still has plans for other learning solutions for the Filipino child. 

The Product Officer would manage the development of products from ideation and development to promotion and actual selling. They will strategize, coordinate, report and oversee progress, along with the performance of both the products and the portfolio for the assigned business as a whole. The role is based in Metro Manila, Philippines. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather information and translate/interpret knowledge to actual business implementation concepts concerning the overall company strategy
  • Analyze technical subject-related requirements, complex market scenarios and plan business strategy, tactics, and product portfolio aligned to market and category requirements
  • Product idea generation from requests, market studies, legislation, competitors and research
  • Develop technical knowledge on subject assignment and business operations to be able to conceptualize the best product ideas to be included in the portfolio
  • Assessment of market segment and size, product potential to grow business, and product trends
  • Define product requirements, benefits, goals, design plan, scope, and physical specifications, in coordination with other Stakeholders
  • Decide on the best product proposals and establish a consensus among the design and business teams for the final product concept for prototyping and business casing
  • Develop and pitch business case with desired Gross and Net Income targets to management for approval
  • Triggering of the development process with different divisions and persons involved
  • Approving and monitoring project development plans
  • Coordination and overseeing product development
  • Partnering with experts or organizations to ensure the success of product development
  • Revising, updating and adjustment of the product development stages as needed due to conditions encountered during the project implementation process
  • Conduct product knowledge sessions and assist in sales training
  • Providing content input in marketing collateral's design and in product costing
  • Coordination with Supply Chain for delivery and distribution of product
  • Monitoring of sales performance of products and services vs. targets
  • Monitoring and initiating changes needed for effective implementation of product marketing and sales strategies
  • Revising, updating, and adjusting product plans as required based on performance, new strategy, or product life cycles
  • Managing, monitoring, and updating of assigned business and product portfolios under corresponding Jr. Business Officers if assigned
  • Supervising in-house and outsourced technical experts hired for product development support
  • Ensuring all product development plans are on track and taking corrective actions as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least preferably in a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or any field related
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in the field of education/project management/marketing/product management
  • Licensed teacher or experienced product officer/supervisor
  • Background on education or marketing
  • Preferably has skills in product management, people management, coordination, understanding the customer, product development, requirements analysis, pricing, planning, competitive analysis, sales target planning, financial planning and strategy
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