Head of Public Policy, Indonesia

(Jakarta, Indonesia)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

The Head of Public Policy, Indonesia will be the primary contact with the Indonesian government and policy-makers and will work closely with the Public Policy team in APAC and globally. The position will be based in Jakarta and will be responsible for articulating our mission to make the world more open and connected. Successful applicant will become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including privacy, safety, freedom of expression, the impact of the Internet on established business models, and new opportunities for public service delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor the Indonesian political and policy environment for issues that interest and impact the company
  • Work with the Government of Indonesia, private sector partners and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on issues of privacy, safety and security, intellectual property, e-governance, content policy and other technology-relevant public policy concerns
  • Actively promote the uses of Facebook with policy-makers and influencers in both electoral and governing bodies
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with politicians and policy-makers
  • Build industry coalitions to help advance and support Facebook’s policy agenda
  • Communicate Facebook’s positions in public presentations and with media
  • Enhance the policy community’s understanding of the Facebook platform bette
  • Advise Facebook teams on public policy matters emerging in Indonesia.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience managing legislation and/or government relations and advocacy work
  • Keen understanding of Indonesia’s political system, environment and institutions
  • Outstanding judgment and persuasive skills, creativity, and the ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in policy work for a multinational corporation or government preferred
  • Interest in emerging technologies and policy work
  • Superb written and oral communications skills
  • Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia and the English language in both conversation and writing
  • Advanced degree in public policy, a related field or law degree preferred
  • Fluency in technology and a passion for Facebook.

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