Privacy and Public Policy Manager, APAC


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Facebook seeks a highly motivated, well organized, leader and team player to join our growing global privacy policy team, focused on supporting our Asia Pacific region ("APAC"). The successful candidate will lead Facebook's strategy and engagement in APAC on privacy policy and data-driven innovation, working with and supporting the wider policy team in the region. The ideal candidate will be an expert in privacy, have a strong appreciation of data-driven innovation and business models, have an excellent track record in managing privacy and data-related issues, and be comfortable working on technology policy issues. Candidates should be accomplished at building and managing relationships with policy-makers and regulators, have strategic vision, and be excellent writers, with strong experience in developing and drafting comments and other materials for regulators, policymakers and other relevant stakeholders. Candidates also should be excellent public speakers. This is a great opportunity to work on novel public policy issues in an exciting environment.


  • Act as direct support to the Global Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, working closely with a cross-functional global team on data-driven innovation and privacy issues across Asia Pacific
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key external stakeholders, including policy-makers, regulators and civil society
  • Direct Facebook's strategy on privacy policy and data-driven innovation for the APAC region
  • Analyze legislative and regulatory proposals concerning privacy, data security and related technology issues
  • Advise on the privacy implications of new products and features in the APAC region
  • Work with policy team to draft position papers, briefing materials, and related documents
  • Represent Facebook at meetings and conferences

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven successful track record of leading privacy, data-related and other technology policy issues
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to make sound judgments under tight deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in emerging technologies and devices and of Facebook products
  • Strong and current knowledge of data protection and privacy legislative and policy issues
  • Demonstrated ability to find pragmatic and creative solution to business issues and provide concise and business-focused advice
  • High degree of flexibility and willingness to work on a wide variety of legal and policy questions
  • Excellent academic credentials, Law Degree or other degree relevant to privacy, data-driven innovation and policy issues preferred
  • Experience in government affairs or public privacy, senior management position preferred
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal required. Additional regional language would be a plus

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