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.
Workplace by Facebook's mission is to give the world a place to work together. Launched in 2016, Workplace is an enterprise communications platform that is used by over 30,000 organisations of all sizes worldwide to transform how they connect, collaborate and get work done.
To help with the ongoing growth of the Workplace business, we are seeking a Global Program Manager to help drive business planning, go-to-market strategy and strategic projects to drive scalable revenue growth and operational effectiveness. This role is part of the Strategic Planning and Operations team, and would partner closely with Workplace Sales and Partnerships leaders, and other key functions such as Marketing, Finance, and Data Science.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about Facebook, have a strong analytical and consultative mindset, experience in working with stakeholders from business and technical backgrounds, the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment delivering against tight deadlines, and a passion for scaling operations. This is a full-time position and is located in our London office.
Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply: Medical Benefits; Dental Benefits; Vision Benefits; Pension Benefits; Life Assurance; Childcare Benefits; Gym Benefits; Transport benefits; Laundry Benefit. Posted: 9th September 2019; Closing date: 7th October 2019.
Business and strategic planning:
Support senior management in strategic, operational and financial planning and ensure decisions in line with overall Facebook approach and goals
Ensure we have strong plans and KPIs in place at a regional and market/vertical level
Lead the global goal setting process for the Workplace sales and partnerships teams, including building models / projections and partnering with SP&O, Finance and Data Science teams
Develop and implement go-to-market strategies, e.g. market/channel/customer segmentation, org restructuring and design
Provide business analytic strength to help drive initiatives critical to ongoing growth
Lead sophisticated research and analysis (e.g. revenue, customer, market and competitive trends and insights) for senior leadership to support decision-making. Strategic projects and initiatives:
Identify, scope and drive critical projects and initiatives for the Workplace team, partnering with cross-functional teams across the organization
Lead/facilitate cross functional teams to get work done, driving recommendations through to implementation?
Drive operational excellence through identification and execution of opportunity areas that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or create improved processes and approaches to the business
Partner with senior leaders and HR on Organizational Effectiveness.
Bachelor degree in business, engineering or other relevant / quantitative disciplines from a leading university, MBA a plus
7+ years of experience (or equivalent including MBA) in strategic planning, sales strategy, sales operations and/or business operations, preferably in the technology / internet space
Experience in management consulting and/or enterprise software (SaaS) strongly preferred Significant experience leading large, complex, cross-functional projects from inception to completion, and partnering with VP/C-level executives
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?
Able to develop or oversee advanced quantitative analysis and derive actionable insights
Strong leadership and influencing skills- can lead/influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization?
Demonstrable experience working cross-functionally with leadership in developing and executing successful plans
Results and detail oriented, with strong commercial/business acumen
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills
International experience a plus.
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