Facebook Technical Program Manager, Marketplace B2C in Menlo Park, California
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 Marketplace is a destination on Facebook to discover, buy, and sell products and services. Our goal is to build a differentiated and enjoyable shopping experience on Facebook, leveraging the company's key strengths, to connect people to products they may want to buy. We work with high-quality merchants to surface inventory that appeals to a wide audience and enable them to tell their brand story in a scalable way within Marketplace.
Are you excited about connecting people through commerce and enabling experiences at scale? Are you passionate about helping those around you be more effective? Do you think about technology as a way to increase efficiency and change how businesses operate?
We are looking for a Technical Program Manager with a technical background who is passionate about marketplaces, e-commerce, and launching products that help people discover connections to businesses. As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a key role within Marketplace, driving projects to launch, and connecting people to small and large merchants worldwide. Having a technical background and experience effectively collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive results, and develop and execute against global launch plans will drive this role.
This is a full-time position.
Manage cross-functional platform programs by working with product development teams, business teams, as well as external partners around the world.
Tackle complex problems with a strategic mindset and create programs for solving those problems.
Maintain the team's focus on strategy and goal-oriented results.
Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
Communicate status and big picture to the project team and management.
Proactively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks and resolve cross-team issues.
Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post-implementation phases.
Balance the business needs with technical constraints by building deep subject matter expertise for your area.
Proactively identify inefficiencies that are holding the team back, and drive better, more efficient workflows.
Drive internal process improvements, remove gaps across multiple teams and ensure teams are working on high-impact projects that align with the company mission and goals.
Assess business impact, prioritize initiatives, and quickly react to a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
5+ years of tech industry experience including 5+ years of program management experience.
Experience tailoring a message to an audience, and use of multiple communication mediums to distribute information.
5+ years of experience with hands-on involvement in solving large-scale technical problems.
Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams.
Experience leading cross-organizational programs by holding teams and individuals accountable to timelines and deliverables.
Analytical and problem solving experience including experience collecting data points across disparate projects.
- Background in e-commerce.
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