Facebook Workforce Planning Manager, Mission Control in Topeka, Kansas
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.
Mission Control is the organization responsible for end-to-end workforce planning, technical onboarding and resource allocations for all technical departments at Facebook. This is a people manager opportunity for the Workforce Planning team within Mission Control. The manager will lead a team consisting of program managers who design, implement and continuously evolve the existing workforce planning processes for Facebook's technical organizations. This manager will work closely with cross-functional teams and leaders, most frequently with Finance, Recruiting, and HR. This manager will also have direct interaction with business leaders across several technical product groups. This manager will be accountable to strategize, plan, and execute initiatives as it relates to Facebook's employee headcount growth globally, leaning heavily on the analytics and tooling arms of Mission Control. This manager must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to influence at an executive level, and the ability to tell customized end-to-end headcount progress-to-goal and movement stories will be critical for success. The role will report directly to the head of Mission Control Planning.
Build a high performing team which includes hiring, mentoring and developing of the program managers
Develop and maintain scalable organization with a well-documented roadmap, goals and objectives
Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program
Empower your team to define and document the end-to-end business processes currently used and identify where and how tooling solutions will aid with streamlining and scaling the process – optimization is key
Help create and manage the vision and strategy to take the workforce plan to the next level of industry leadership
Lead change management processes, like supply/demand planning and reconciliation for all of software engineering
Understand, collaborate and influence across cross-functional organizations
Approximately 10% travel required
BA or BS degree
5+ years experience managing a team of employees
3+ years of workforce planning/management, or equivalent experience
Experience being a thought leader within the organization and someone who can help internal solution strategy globally and challenge others in the organization to change
Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational experience
Experience in development of a team, and in personnel management and staffing
MBA or other advanced degree
7+ years experience managing senior program managers and managing global teams
10+ years of experience working in the tech industry or other fast-paced environments
Experience thinking customer-first with deep appreciation for the customer mindset
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