July 04, 2011

Product Development Officer

The job of Product Development Officer requires a unique combination of creativity and analytical skills. The incumbent must be able to conceptualize / research new ideas and evaluate them objectively from a market and financial standpoint. Should have a high degree of tolerance for uncertainty as new product development is ever changing.
MBA in Marketing / Banking & Finance or Equivalent.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5–7 years experience in product development (Bank ‘s Products)
  • Strong Communication Skills (verbal and written). 
  • Expertise and ability to work on multiple projects successfully.

Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in overall product strategy,  research and development requirements, development, and coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Coordinates product development, estimates  potential profits, and release to production.
  • Manages day-to-day progress of product.
  • Provides expertise and training to other departments in support of product development. 
  • Conducts marketing analysis to develop product definitions. 
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, marketing and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities. 
  • Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for product.
  • Coordinates and develops marketing, sales and financial plans for product line.
  •  Provides financial and marketing justification for product selection and definition. 
  • Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market.
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors. 
  • Establishes dealer networks and creates and manages alliances with sales channels. 
  • Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze marketing, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line.
Please send your updated CV at Head office address.
Our Head Office is located at:
Human Resource Division, First Women Bank Ltd.,
STSM Foundation Building
CL/10/20/2, Beaumont Road
Civil Lines, Off Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road
Karachi – 75530
Phone: 021-35657684-9
Fax: 021-35657756
UAN: 111-676-767