Program Manager


May 3, 2021

Job Description:
The Program Manager will be responsible for managing and delivering a group of interrelated complex projects relating to Pluralsight Skill’s annual objectives. This individual will lead program teams of 20+ individuals to help design project milestones, dependencies, and estimates for the program lifecycle. This individual must excel at leading teams and thrive in an environment where s/he is given freedom to lead while also being held accountable for results.
Who you are:

  • You are a self-starter. You like to understand the expected outcome, get the context, and then work entrepreneurially to get it done.

  • You are an amazing communicator and effective influencer. People trust and follow you.

  • You don’t see problems, you see opportunities and are energized by coming up with multiple solutions to solve challenges.

  • You think about the tradeoffs between risk tolerance and common sense.

  • You understand how to navigate complex business and interpersonal issues in a fast-paced environment.

What you’ll own:

  • Drive cross-functional collaboration and communication across several product teams, working with developers, product manager(s), and UX designer(s).

  • Coordinate with key contributors to manage scope and change requests.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for communicating status with client and addressing issues as they arise

  • Communicate project status clearly and succinctly to senior management by delivering complex messages in business terms.

  • Drive the delivery of program plans, business cases, technical team estimates, and corresponding return on investment estimates for funding requests

Experience you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of technical project management for complex, enterprise software products

  • Ability to inform diverse stakeholders on progress.

  • Proven ability to articulate complex problems.

  • Deep understanding of scrum methodologies and agile environments.

  • Have successfully owned a portfolio of projects or a product before – you understand the blood, sweat, and tears that go into program management