Facebook Market Analytics Director, Oculus China in Shanghai, China

Summary:

About the team

Oculus' mission is to give people the tools to feel closer together, which we call Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR). The AR/VR organization includes Oculus products and other hardware, AR and VR software and content, and research and development labs. To define the customer strategy across those product groups over a 10-year timeframe, we're forming a new team called AR/VR Market Analytics. This team will develop essential insights that will enable us to scale AR/VR technology to the next billion people and beyond.

About the role - Market Analytics Director

This role will build a team that works closely with product and marketing leadership to influence key strategic decisions based on an understanding of customer segments and needs through a market (industry/competitive) lens. This requires the ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners to identify and prioritize strategic opportunities, design and execute ambiguous and complex projects, synthesize and structure data from disparate sources, and develop recommendations that influence our long-term product roadmaps. Empathy, discernment, and operational excellence are essential qualities for this role.

Required Skills:

  1. Recruit, hire, onboard, and manage a team based in Shanghai, China

  2. Scope, define and drive the analyses needed to develop deep understanding of customer needs, growth drivers and industry trends

  3. Craft compelling stories with your insights, communicate them clearly and debate recommendations, with both product teams and executive leadership

  4. Collaborate with related functions (e.g., UX Research, Business Operations, Business Development) to maximize impact and efficiently leverage collective resources, managing and integrating third-party resources where needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  2. 10+ years related work experience

  3. Experience building and leading teams

  4. Experience conducting quantitative and/or qualitative market research (e.g., segmentation, market sizing, competitive analysis, customer needs/SWOT analysis)

  5. Demonstrated ability to define and lead complex projects

  6. Impact-focused communication and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in related function (e.g., strategy, finance, business operations, product marketing, and/or market research)

  2. Experience in related industry (e.g., consumer electronics, software, and/or content)

  3. Domain expertise in entertainment, productivity, gaming, communication, and/or integrity/safety

  4. MBA or advanced degree in some combination of humanities and quantitative field

Industry: Internet