Director & Head of Partnerships, India

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 looking for a senior leader to run our Partnerships organisation in India. This role will have responsibility for driving our strategic vision across all partnership verticals - Media, Platform, Mobile/Business Development & Growth, Payments, and Workplace Teams to best support our partners. This candidate will represent Facebook in CEO-level interactions with partners, and help to shape Facebook's product development by working closely with product and engineering teams.
The position is full-time and based in our Gurgaon, India office reporting into the Managing Director & VP of India.


  • Define and drive partnerships and business development strategy in India
  • Lead multiple teams that can scale with the growing needs of Facebook's business
  • Work in a highly cross-functional environment to build end-to-end programs that deploy our services through partners, from product conception to implementation to marketing and go-to-market
  • Operate in multiple time zones to foster a global ecosystem of partners and developers
  • Collaborate with partners and developers to ensure that the experiences we build together are the best possible for users, supports our partners' goals and support Facebook's mission
  • Define market requirements, produce qualitative and quantitative analysis of product performance, aggregate feedback, explore new strategic opportunities, inform the product roadmap with enhanced or new functionality, and ensure Facebook's services are optimized
  • Execute in an intense, fast-paced, and highly iterative environment
  • Represent Facebook externally at keynote speeches at industry conferences and representing the business in front of strategic partners and media, when required
  • Provide management guidance on organizational effectiveness, change management and conflict resolution, as well as provide expertise in the following areas: career planning, performance management, coaching, data analysis, recognition programs, and strategic development
  • Build strong working relationships with leaders across Facebook teams - e.g. product, engineering, sales, marketing and finance - through collaboration on projects that impact teams across departments
  • 15-20 years' experience in a senior leadership role
  • Senior partnership and product experience at large tech companies
  • Country specific or global organizational leadership experience
  • Creative, strategic thinker
  • Ability to define, develop and lead large programs in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Exceptional collaboration and relationship-building skills
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Should have senior executive contacts across the business landscape and a history of growing and developing high growth, scaled operations
  • Excellent education: University diploma or MBA in marketing or business-related subject preferred
  • Hunger for challenge and opportunity, rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of Facebook's strategic and competitive position

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