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The Product Development Specialist is an entry level position in the Product Development Management job family and their primary responsibility is to develop and launch quality products and solutions in a consistent and timely manner to a target client base through Dimension Data’ s regional divisions.
Their objective is the adoption of new agile and adaptive products and solutions that meets the clients’ requirements and enabling Dimension Data divisions to achieve projected revenues.
What you'll be doing
Act as expert for product development
The Product Development Specialist is an expert in the development of IT products and solutions. They have prior experience in transforming product concepts into deployable solutions for a target client base.
They function as product development subject matter experts within the group and guide Group Service Introduction initiatives, ensuring ever-
increasing quality and speed of product development and deployment.
Ensure product development in accordance with product requirements
This employee will work with Dimension Data Product Managers to understand the new products and solutions that are required by the Dimension Data target market.
The Product Development Specialist uses the input from Product Development Management to guide the development of new products and solutions.
They develop approved new products and solutions in conjunction with the Project Management Office and when required a team of colleagues.
It is also their responsibility to ensure that all product development adheres to the Dimension Data Framework and Group Service Introduction Process.
Ensure product introduction and deployment
They work closely with global and regional stakeholders to introduce new products and solutions and to ensure full deployment of the products and solutions within a region.
They take responsibility for all deliverables associated with the product or solution introduction, which can include the development of collateral, training for relevant staff and information distribution to ensure the successful adoption of the new product or solution.
These individuals ensure that products and solutions are built and deployed to Product Management requirements while concurrently ensuring alignment with the Product Management Framework and the integration with established Product Management operations architectures.
Contribute to Product Management framework
The Product Development Specialist will assist with the on-going development of the overall Product Management Framework in Dimension Data in close collaboration with the Operations function.
They collaborate with other members of the Global Product Management team to identify opportunities to improve and change the Product Management Framework.
Contribute to the Group Service Introductory Process
In addition this employee will be required to contribute to the on-going development, maintenance and enforcement of the Global Services Introductory Process (GSIP).
They execute the responsibilities and produce the deliverables associated with the Development and Operations function within the Group Service Introduction Process (GSIP).
They assist with the alignment and verification of Regional and other business units’ Service Introduction Processes.
This is a challenging position that requires mental and strategic insight. This employee needs to display resilience and tenacity in terms of dealing with frustrations and obstacles.
Good communication skills are mandatory and the ability to interact and work with a team of global counterparts will ensure success.
They demonstrated the ability to successfully negotiate and influence to achieve objectives and are self-motivated individuals.
They display the required levels of business acumen combined with pragmatism.
What would make you a good fit for this role?
Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.
Diversity in Dimension Data
Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.