Senior Program Manager
SumTotal Systems
Hyderabad India (DivyaSree)
6d ago

Senior Program Manger

At SumTotal, we are all about making work matter. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. We are bold, sharp, driven and most of all, real.

Join us in our quest to democratize learning and help individuals unleash their edge.


We are seeking a self-motivated and energetic Program Manager / Project Manager to join our Software Engineering Team. This role involves process management, external vendor interactions, release deliveries and project management.

A good understanding of Agile methodology, SCRUM framework and SDLC is key. Ability to learn quickly and work on disparate and overlapping tasks will define his or her success.

The Sr. Program Manager works on projects spanning across several teams within the same function or across several functions.


  • Understand the business requirements and drivers of the project / tickets.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools. Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis and estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and / or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables. Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Conduct project retrospections, and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Follows best practices for project execution and management.
  • Complete and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations when necessary.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to conduct research into project-related issues and products.

  • Bachelor’s in a Business or Technical related field (Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineer, etc.).
  • 7-8 years of experience in a Project Management or PMO role. Microsoft Project, Excel and other reporting tools.
  • A good hands-on skillset in using Microsoft PowerBI platform is an added advantage
  • Must have experience with Agile Methodology, SCRUM Framework, SAFe and SDLC.
  • Must be a good team player
  • Certifications on PMP, CSM, SAFe methodologies are preferable.

  • Must have a proven track record of managing several projects simultaneously and keeping on track.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

    Personally Accountable for Team Success. We unleash our edge together.

    Confident Achievers. We are bold.

    Intellectually Curious. We are sharp.

    Adaptable, Agile & Resilient. We are driven.

    Customer First. We are real.


    Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge . Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets their people and build teams with the skills they need for success.

    Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.

    Skillsoft and SumTotal are partners to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success : Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, and the SumTotal suite for Talent Development, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle.

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    Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.

    If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

    NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES : We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.

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