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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2239755/111373
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Project/Program Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Etobicoke, Ontario
G4S Region: North America

G4S Business Unit:Canada
Closing Date: April 2, 2018
Package Description: Product Manager 

Job Introduction:


G4S Secure Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is a division of G4S plc, the world’s largest security solutions company. At G4S comes a national and international network of experienced and accredited security professionals. We employ over 657,000 people worldwide and operate in 120 countries, making us the world’s second largest private employer.

As a full service security solutions company, we specialize in outsourced business processes where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. We assess current and future risks and develop secure solutions to minimize their impact. This market leadership enables us to continue to provide innovative security solutions for our customers.

If you are a Product Manager and would like a career and not a job, this may be a role for you.

Role Responsibility:

Key Objectives:

We are seeking a Product Manager to lead the development of new products and services by conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications, production timetables, pricing and time-integrated plans for product introduction and developing marketing strategies.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Determines customer’s needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements: appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes
  • Assess market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitor’s products
  • Define product marketing communication objectives
  • Obtain product market share objectives by working with sales directors to develop product sales strategies
  • Assess product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results
  • Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses: answering questions and requests
  • Bring new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs: preparing return-on-investment analyses: establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing
  • Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising and production resources
  • Determine product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs: anticipating volume: costing special and customized orders
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational/industry workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

The Ideal Candidate:

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience within the security industry is an asset
  • 3-5 years of software product marketing experience with at least 2 years in a field facing role
  • Be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of our operations
  • Demonstrated experience developing solutions with strategic and financial impact
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of the marketplace
  • Demonstrate effective client relationship management
  • Exceptional verbal communication, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employee groups and building partnerships at all levels of the organization
  • Professional demeanor and selling style
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Willing to travel 25% of the time

Leadership Attributes:

  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Provides quality service to internal and external clients
  • Shares knowledge and capabilities; builds relations with other Districts and Regions
  • Demonstrates an active interest in promoting safety consciousness in the workplace
  • Motivates, supports and inspires; builds strong, cohesive teams
  • Drives superior performance; meets objectives and deadlines
  • Retains accountability
  • Embraces a learning environment

About the Company:

G4S is an inclusive and equitable employer, encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

G4S est un employeur inclusif et équitable, en encourageant les candidatures de femmes qualifiées et les hommes y compris les personnes handicapées, les membres des minorités visibles et les personnes autochtones.

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