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Facebook Legal Project Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia


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.


Facebook’s Legal Project Management Office (PMO) is seeking a Legal Project Manager to serve our growing Legal team with a focus on Compliance, IP, Apps/Platforms and Policy matters. This role is responsible for delivering key and complex projects within the Legal PMO portfolio. The Legal Project Manager will work closely with Legal team members focused on product matters and cross-functional partners in product areas to manage and run complex and strategic projects within the Facebook Legal. The ideal candidate will have an ability to see the big picture and incorporates problem solving, critical thinking and tactical execution into their daily work.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage one or more projects that span across various businesses, and which can be part of larger globally run programs

  2. Lead multiple work streams and/or project teams to execute against project plan

  3. Demonstrate strong capabilities to engage directly with Legal leadership on strategy and be able to pivot to granular detail within working team

  4. Promote, manage and deliver the continuous improvement of activities and project delivery

  5. Display effective organization skills and manage multiple and competing priorities

  6. Facilitate requirements gathering and drive creation of integrated project plans and timelines

  7. Development and maintenance of key project artifacts, ensuring that project management life cycle has been applied to projects and documents are drafted, reviewed and approved

  8. Propose solutions to manage client expectations and manage scope throughout the delivery of the project

  9. Drive standardization of delivery and activities to promote efficiency

  10. Demonstrate sharp attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products to ensure the highest quality deliverable within the allotted timeframe

  11. Integrate and synthesize information from multiple teams, within the legal and policy domain knowledge as it relates to our apps and products, in order to analyze complex issues, mitigate risks and solve problems

  12. Travel as needed (up to 10% depending on location and assigned projects) and occasionally internationally

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Legal, Technology or a related field

  2. 5+ years of program/project management experience

  3. Experience leading departmental and enterprise-wide projects and facilitating meetings with stakeholders

  4. Experience creating a logical and structured approach to planning, problem solving, and decision-making

  5. Experience collaborating with partners across multiple disciplines and functions, including Legal and Product teams

  6. Experience capturing project issues (technical and business) and guiding the team to resolve them

  7. Presentation experience

  8. Project Management training or studies

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in project management roles within the technology or professional services industries

  2. Experience working on Legal, Compliance, IP or Policy projects

  3. Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint) and Google Drive skills

  4. Project Management (PMP) certification

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.