Product Director, Learning Platforms

Global Knowledge - Raleigh, NC, Remote for right candidate - Full time

Purpose of Role

  • To drive the roadmap of the GK Digital Learning Platform working with Engineering to build a world class online learning environment
  • Essential Duties
  • Own the digital learning platform roadmap with the VP of Digital Learning
  • Build the specifications and user stories and prioritize the roadmap aligned to market and customer needs
  • Work within an agile methodology to build sprints for the engineering team
  • Work directly with customers to build requirements and test assumptions
  • Specify the learning experience required to deliver the GK Digital Courses
  • Make recommendations to engineering on new technologies that drive usage and adoption of the digital learning platform
  • Manage key deliverables for the digital learning platform and own the development P&L
  • Work within the business to understand how the digital platform will interface with finance, marketing, operations and sales.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and own the digital platform product roadmap
  • Communicate monthly the priorities and backlog to engineering
  • Work with engineering to deliver the roadmap on time and on budget adjusting priorities as required
  • Build a customer Compass group for product specification, requirements and testing
  • Work closely with the Director of Engineering to prioritize sprints
  • Communicate with Sales and Marketing on releases and progress to keep competitive
  • Manage the Platform Development P&L on time and on budget
  • Keep current on learning technologies and tools that could add additional value to the learning platform
  • Work around the business to ensure every function required as part of the platform is committed, bought in a communicated (Operations, Support, Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc)
  • Assist with RFP’s and Strategic Sales opportunities


  • Global perspective
  • 10 years+ Product Management of a digital/software product
  • Customer Focused
  • Strong Planning and Financial Skills
  • Agile development and continuous improvement experience
  • Can operate at C Class
  • Strong Process and Systems Knowledge
  • Technology, Education or Development Background Preferred
  • Strong Communicating Skills and Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Some International and National Travel Required


  • Four-year college degree (Business, Finance, Education)
  • 5 yrs +year of related experience in product management
  • Experience in a product focused organization
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Experience in the tech/training field preferred

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Experience Level

3 or more years

Global Knowledge

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