Manager, Legal Project Management

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Facebook’s Legal Project Management team is looking for a Manager within our Legal Project Management Organization (PMO) to serve as a team lead for our portfolio of legal and compliance projects in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). The Manager, Legal Project Management will work closely with our Legal PMO, departmental stakeholders, and cross-functional partners to oversee and manage strategic projects for Facebook Legal. This role will also manage a small team of full-time employees and contract Project Managers that support both regional and global projects for the department. The ideal candidate will have an ability to see the big picture and incorporates problem solving, critical thinking and tactical execution into their daily work.

  • Oversee the portfolio of Legal projects for the region, ensuring a high level of delivery quality from all team members
  • Lead project delivery on assigned regional, departmental and/or cross-functional project(s)
  • Support, coach, and mentor a team of full-time and contract project managers within the region
  • fostering a cohesive and inclusive culture
  • Promote and manage the continuous improvement of project delivery on regional projects and for the PMO team as a whole
  • Engage directly with Senior Management on strategic planning, project scoping, resource allocation, and portfolio and project status reporting
  • Display effective organization skills and manage multiple and oftentimes competing priorities from stakeholders
  • Oversee requirements gathering on large projects and supervise creation of integrated project plans and timelines for regional projects
  • Demonstrate sharp attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products to ensure the highest quality deliverables
  • Integrate and synthesize information from multiple teams, including legal and policy domain knowledge, in order to analyze complex issues, mitigate risks and solve problems
  • Travel as needed, up to 10% depending on assigned projects and team meetings

  • Bachelor's degree or 4 years additional project/program management experience
  • 10 years of project and project management experience, including experience leading departmental and enterprise-wide projects
  • 3 years of people management experience
  • Experience leading large departmental and enterprise-wide projects and driving communications and status-updates with senior stakeholders
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and cross-functional partners towards a common goal on projects