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Director Program Management

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 153ae8ef-dcce-4f6f-9d20-c125c1f089d9 Location Gurgaon, India / Bengaluru, India / Mumbai, India / Hyderabad, India / Fort Cochin, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Jun. 29, 2022

Job Summary:

About Disney+ Hotstar
Disney+ Hotstar is the fastest-growing entertainment brand in India with one of the largest subscription services in the country and millions more accessing quality entertainment that’s available for free. Over the past six years, Disney+ Hotstar has been instrumental in shaping how Indians consume their favorite content, migrating audiences at scale from television to a device of their choice. Our mission and purpose at Disney+ Hotstar is to make entertainment accessible and delightful to all our people, through seamless and intuitive technology and deliver an experience that expands interests and enables deeper connections. Our ultimate goal is to establish Disney+ Hotstar as a daily habit at scale, catering to all consumer segments.

About the role
We're seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager leader to drive execution, project management, and delivery of products. The TPM will drive cross-functional and technical teams to deliver projects from concept feasibility through requirements, budget, completed design, implementation, testing, and deployment.

In this role, you will work closely with the software development, product, design, and growth teams to smoothly deliver high-quality products on high confidence timelines and resources. You will drive stakeholders across the entire organization to assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify and acquire resources needed, develop timelines, identify milestones, track and report progress, resolve impediments and ensure timely delivery at the highest quality and utilization of resources. 

You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail-driven, and have excellent problem-solving abilities.
This is a rare opportunity to be the founding leader of the TPM discipline, recruit and lead a TPM team that will be responsible for building successful, sustainable, and strategic businesses, from the ground up!


  • Manage a variety of complex, cross-functional programs and lead all aspects of assigned programs delivery.
  • You’ll be the bridge between Business, Product, and Engineering, by working with people from all parts of the org to deliver new products and features to the market that impact hundreds of millions of users daily.
  • Create and maintain the Delivery Roadmap for the teams you work closely with, along with the respective Tech and Product leaders.
  • Define the way of driving these programs and constantly find ways of improving this process in a data-driven manner.
  • Own creation, execution, and iterative improvement of collaboration process and tools.
  • Recruit, build and lead TPM function - mentor and grow your team’s careers

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience running Technical Program Management for complex software consumer products
  • A project delivery or technical leadership background and strong organizational and interpersonal skills, will enable you to succeed in a fast-paced environment and setup the TPM discipline
  • Understanding of “agile product development”
  • “Can Do” attitude, ability to hustle, willingness to not be constrained by the job description
  • Effective communication skills to handle comms to management, cross-functional teams, and a proven track record of getting things done/shipping projects
  • Experience working in a dynamic fast-moving environment where autonomy and self-decision making is needed (to an extent) and also able to juggle between different Projects/tasks

Our Values
- We are customer-obsessed
- We are audacious in vision and action
- We encourage honesty and open dialogue
- We respect everyone and every point of view
- We make objective and data-driven decisions
- We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
- We invest in each other's growth
- We bring our A-game and nothing else
- We take charge and get it done

The Perks
- The glory. Almost too much responsibility. 
- No dress code. Unlimited leave.
- A fun-life balance. 
- A ticket on our rocket ship to the moon. 

Who we are as an employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Who we are as a company 
We’re Disney+ Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 300 million users for everything from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ originals. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world. 

To learn more about our team, check out the following blogs :  

About Disney+ Hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 100mn active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform - talk about taking over the world wide web and the whole wide world. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which is part of a business we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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