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 is seeking a Business Lead to work with the Vice President of Middle East and Africa. This person will contribute to strategic initiatives and projects across the organization in EMEA and manage prep for speeches, panels, meetings and execute and plan internal communications.
The role is based in Dubai and will require limited travel (around 20%).
Own the business rhythm for the region : helping the region’s management choose focus areas (things that matter) for each half, analyze / update regional meeting cadence, and make sure content of meetings match both our operations and things that matter
Project manage high impact large projects that are cross functional by nature : e.g. What does Facebook do as a whole during Ramadan, or how do we create a community around Emerging Markets in the company
Design our top level themes for mostly external audiences : e.g. thought leadership topics our regional executives talk about in events.
This would require staying up-to-date with trends in business and technology including knowledge of current / potential Facebook clients & partners.
The role will be part of the region’s management team and will therefore be exercising discretion at all times
Very strong analytical skills, preferably an MBA
Written and oral communication skills
Experience leading cross-functional projects with executive level stakeholders
Arabic or Turkish language skills, or African background is strongly preferred
Ability to work effectively with people at all levels both inside and outside of Facebook
Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and using discretion is essential