Viridium Associates

Product Manager

Job Summary

Company:

Viridium Associates

Category:

General Management

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar

Close Date:

10/31/12

Compensation:

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

Saudi Arabia

Address To:

The Viridium Team

Description

 

My client is a global leading power producer and provider specialized in the solar industry and a manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, roof tiles and solar panels. With circa 6,000 employees across all the continents, they are rapidly expanding into new locations and they have detected Saudi Arabia a new country to invest in. 
 
Position Overview:
My client is looking for a highly competent individual to bring on as Product Manager representative in Saudi Arabia. This candidate must have experience in solar PV sales and have a proven track record in generating new business and coordinating sales efforts. This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified individual to take a front line position within a rapidly growing and successful organisation.
 
Responsibilities:
Adapt / Create Module Sale Presentations for Saudi Arabia 
Manage all Product Documentation - Datasheets, Install guides, Warranty 
Accumulate market intelligence on competitor modules and market pricing 
- Volume, Price, Cost, Margins - for key products & Customers by key markets 
- Power quality (average power vs. rated power) 
Respond / resolve product related questions from teams 
Manage product requirements for key accounts
Monitor and improve product quality through management of customer complaints, product returns, monitoring of product yields and quality reports 
Support operations in solving product specific supply/demand issues 
Support in rationalizing product mix and managing product life cycles 
Support in creating and updating product marketing materials including Product Bulletins, sales presentations, product pages on website, Product Datasheets, and product brochures 
Support in gathering market data and conducting customer research 
 
Education:
BSc in Electrical or Mechanical Degree
 
Core Requirements:
5+ years of professional experience in a similar role. 
Native in Arabic, and fluent in English. 
Ability to multi-task up to 10 parallel projects 
Candidate will be able to travel internationally 
 
General Requirements
Ability to manage multiple projects with minimum direction 
Proven ability to drive project to closure and have direct ownership of projects 
Demonstrated leadership ability 
Demonstrated experience in bringing relevant products to launch and to maturity 
Superior project management skills 
Strong analytical skills 
Strong presentation skills at Senior Management level 
 
 
Key Skills: Solar PV, sales, product development, product manager, modules, cells, Saudi Arabia, Arabic
 
For more information please send a Word copy of your CV to apply-315429361-4524@at.idibu.com, call us on +44 (0) 203 005 5560, or visit www.viridiumassociates.com. No PDFs please. We can only respond to applicants with relevant experience as detailed above