Facebook Menlo Park, CA, USA
Oct 31, 2019Full time
The Partnerships Strategic Planning & Operations group is looking for an experienced business leader to help drive organizational planning and operational excellence for the Business Development efforts at Facebook, part of the Partnerships organization. Facebook’s Business Development activities span many product areas of the company for some of Facebook’s most nascent businesses in terms of commercialization, including WhatsApp, music labels, Oculus and VR content and distribution. This leader will partner deeply with the Director/VP of one of the Business Development teams, and many cross-functional teams, including product marketing, product management, finance, HR, consumer marketing, etc. The primary objectives are to enable Business Development leadership to make analytically-driven strategic decisions and to increase operational rigor. This person must have a highly flexible skillset to juggle a range of tasks, including, but not limited to, resource planning and analysis, organizational design, business goal definition, developing data-driven business reviews, internal communications, ad hoc performance analyses, coordination and leadership of critical projects across the company, and contributions to team culture and values. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Facebook, have a proven track record of proactive operational leadership in a cross-functional environment, be a strategic thinker who can drive results, and be able to move fast while keeping focused on high impact projects. This is a full-time position and is located at HQ in Menlo Park, California. RESPONSIBILITIES Business and Strategic Planning: Collaborate with Partnerships leaders and other internal stakeholders on key business initiatives, programs, resource planning, and special projects Frame decisions and contribute a strong point of view on how to build a better business Develop a deep understanding of the business and be the person that can connect the dots between teams to identify areas for improvement, efficiency, and collaboration Develop and implement go-to-market strategies for new markets, products or verticals, including organizational design to enable these strategies Stay up-to-date with trends in the industry focus area of their Business Development stakeholder (e.g. WhatsApp or music rightsholders) including knowledge of current/potential partners Operations: Lead operational reviews for the Business Development Partnerships teams to drive decision-making and review progress on goals and priorities (e.g. monthly/quarterly business reviews) Build standard business review documents and business requirements for reporting Work closely with internal communications and HR teams to ensure leadership is communicating constantly and transparently within the team and across Facebook organizations Drive key leadership meetings and facilitate alignment on key issues and opportunities Identify areas of process improvement and build plans for teams to improve MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, business or other quantitative disciplines 10+ years of experience in strategic planning and/or business operations in the technology/internet space PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Strong passion for helping build great businesses and for Facebook products, particularly for WhatsApp or music products generally Experience leading strategy, operations and process improvement projects at a leading management consulting firm or in a relevant strategy/operations team Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills, ability to solve complex and diverse business problems (commercial, operational, organizational), and to drive projects from strategy to execution Ability to develop or oversee advanced quantitative analysis and derive actionable insights Strong leadership and influencing skills – able to lead/influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization Experience working cross-functionally with leadership in developing and executing successful plans Results and detail oriented, with strong commercial/business acumen Excellent communication skills Superior Excel and PowerPoint skills >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.