The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) is seeking a Project Manager (PM) for The Guru Granth Sahib Project (TGGSP). PM must understand how the seekers are consuming the wisdom of Guru Granth Sahib online and how they would be using the first-of-its-kind curated collaboration of TGGSP. We seek a tactical PM focused on solutions, technology, and teams. PM will work closely with the Content, MarCom, Finance, and Fundraising teams to ensure they build the right functionality promptly. The PM will transform the high-level vision of the Project Lead (PL) into detailed requirements by working closely with a range of stakeholders for TGGSP, including non-user stakeholders such as technology, contractors, and others. PM will be working independently and collaboratively as a part of a global team. The PM will report to PL and will be guided by strategic advisors.


  • Deliverable Management: Reporting succinctly; Expressing items clearly in a structured manner; Optimizing the value of the team’s work; Ensuring the backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what teams will work on next; Ensuring teams understand items to the level needed
  • Stakeholder Management: Inviting (key) stakeholders to the meetings; Explaining what Deliverable items have been done and which haven’t been done; Discussing the current status of the backlog, next targets and objectives, likely delivery dates, and progress made; Tracking the total work remaining, creating forecasts and making this information transparent for the stakeholders


  • Delivery Management
    • Setup best and scalable practices to gather and integrate data for various deliverables
    • Draft and collate reports, processes, and presentations; draw meaningful insights
    • Rationalize and improve existing reports/Deliverables.
    • Add, manage, prioritize, remove, and update Deliverables, and their backlog items
    • Ability to scope and create new Deliverable items from scratch
    • Write specs for a new feature and product
    • Monitor, analyze, and evaluate each deliverable, cycle, and iteration
    • Assure quality and timely delivery: check data accuracy and ensure reports are error-free; communicate timeline to stakeholders and distribute reports promptly
  • Stakeholder Management
    • Create, manage, and share a roadmap
    • Organize Deliverable review sessions, including meeting preparation, inviting the right people, discussing the items, adding details, etc.
    • Prepare and host the meetings, demonstrating what was done and what wasn’t done, getting feedback from the key stakeholders, and collaborating on the next steps to be taken to optimize the value
    • Discuss new Deliverable items with stakeholders
    • Resolve conflicting goals promptly, when warranted, and escalate effectively to PL
    • Solicit feedback from relevant stakeholders on report/deliverable content and improve continuously.


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, computer science, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Owner
  • 2+ years of experience in project management
  • Must be fluent in English and Panjabi; working knowledge of Gurmukhi script
  • Proficient in collaboration and management tools such as Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Slack, and BI tools such as PowerBI or Qliksense; some exposure to writing queries in MS Excel/BI tools and basic HTML knowledge (h2s, links, etc.)
  • Excellent logical thinking, communication, and leadership skills