The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) is seeking a Product Owner (PO) for The Guru Granth Sahib Project (TGGSP). PO 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 are looking for a tactical PO who is focused on solutions, technology, and teams. PO will work closely with the Content, Technology, and MarCom teams to ensure they build the right functionality promptly. PO 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 operations, finance, and others. PO will be working independently and collaboratively as a part of a global team. PO will report to PL.


  • Deliverable Management: Expressing items clearly; 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


  • Create, manage and share a roadmap to inform and manage stakeholders about the next steps to be taken
  • Draft and collate reports, processes, and presentations
  • Add, manage, prioritize, remove and update Deliverables, and their backlog items
  • 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 in order to optimize the value
  • Create new Deliverable items and discuss them with stakeholders
  • Resolve conflicting goals promptly, when warranted escalate effectively to PL
  • Write specs for a new feature and/or product
  • Monitor, analyze, and evaluate each deliverable, cycle, and iteration


  • 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
  • Proficiency in English and Panjabi is required
  • Technology proficiency in collaboration and management tools such as Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Slack, and Asana
  • Basic HTML knowledge (h2s, links, etc.)
  • Excellent communications and leadership skills