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Facebook Business Program Manager, Developer Infrastructure in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

The Business Program Manager in Developer Infrastructure will support the broader organization by leading a number of program management efforts. As a Business Program Manager, you will drive the successful execution of significant and high visibility projects on behalf of business project sponsors. You will ensure assembly of the right cross-functional team, build alignment and support among key stakeholders, tailor the most appropriate project management framework, and lead the overall execution across all aspects of the project. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, get-things-done professional who can think strategically, adapt quickly, and rapidly earn credibility and trust with all levels of the organization. They will have demonstrated the ability to coordinate with cross-functional leads on time/mission critical operational issues spanning Infrastructure, Legal, Communications, Finance, HR, and other interdependent teams. This person will be highly organized, productive, poised, and able to thrive in high-pressure, time-sensitive scenarios.

Required Skills:

  1. Run programs that span across Developer Infrastructure that help the business run more smoothly.

  2. Develop and manage end-to-end project and program plans and ensure on-time delivery. Provide day-to-day coordination and communication of projects and tasks.

  3. Support and act as an extension of executive level business project sponsors.

  4. Interface and consult regularly with internal cross-functional teams.

  5. Be a representative in planning, strategy and cross-functional meetings and events.

  6. Stay up-to-date with trends in business, commerce and technology.

  7. Continually refine best practices for cross-functional program management consistent with Facebook culture.

  8. Build relationships, gain consensus, remove tension/roadblocks and focus on the solution.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of program management experience or equivalent experience.

  2. Experience shifting priorities while maintaining organization and control.

  3. Communication experience and experience working with technical management teams to help develop processes and solutions.

  4. Experience navigating business structures while maintaining confidentiality and discretion.

  5. Experience working on operational issues spanning Legal, Communications, Finance, and HR.

  6. Experience establishing work relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and multiple partners in different time zones.

  7. Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams, demonstrated critical thinking, and thought leadership.

  8. Experience motivating and focusing a group of people/organization to reach challenging goals.

  9. Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience capturing concepts and communicating them to stakeholders.

  2. Experience walking the line between business and technology.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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