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Skillsoft Senior Director, Product Management in United States

Senior Director, Product Management

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 looking for an enterprising and dynamic product leader to join our product management team. In this role as Senior Director, Product Management, you will be responsible for the product vision and strategy of our learning product with relentless focus on solving the most critical business problems of our customers and their end users.


  • Develop overall product strategy based on customer requirements and competitive analysis that aligns with the overall strategy of the SumTotal HCM cloud solutions.

  • Develop product road map by collaborating with engineering, marketing, sales and other stake holders that addresses pressing customer requirements and paves way for futuristic products.

  • Lead the complete product development life cycle in an agile environment from developing use cases to product delivery working in close collaboration of the engineering function.

  • Enable internal field sales and support organizations for new releases or product launches through content development and training

  • Plan and execute product announcements, and help coordinate βeta testing of our products

  • Help build, coordinate, and maintain relationships with key customers.

  • Drive internal and external adoption of our products.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field. MBA preferred

  • Significant product management experience - Minimum of 10 years combined experience in product management, or product development with 5 years in product management.

  • Experience and knowledge of cloud platform technologies in general with specific focus on open source management tools, machine learning and mobile technologies is highly desired.

  • Experience in enterprise HCM product capabilities is preferred.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills - Should be comfortable presenting to C-level executives, research analysts, as well as speaking at major conferences

  • Willing to travel as and when required.


Adaptable and Agile. We reward risk taking.

Confident & Audacious Achiever. We commit to be the brand.

Entrepreneurial Spirit with Learner’s Mindset. We stay curious.

Committed to our Collective Purpose. We unleash our edge together.

Authentic & Customer Centric. We get 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. Learn more at

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. All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.