Project Manager, People Data Privacy

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 â€" we're just getting started.

Facebook's People Compliance team is looking for a People Data Privacy Project Manager to help drive the evolution of our people data privacy related processes and operations. This role will report into the People Data Privacy Manager and work closely with cross-functional partners and global stakeholders to manage daily program operations, triage and respond to People Data Privacy related data requests and drive process improvements. A successful candidate will have substantive experience working on and driving solutions around data retention, HR data privacy and/or compliance related issues, with strong analytical and operational background as well as interpersonal and project-management skills.
This is a full-time position that will be based in our offices in Menlo Park, CA or Austin, TX.


  • Assess, process and facilitate Facebook's cross-functional processes for internal and external people data access requests
  • Collaborate with cross-functional internal and external points of contact, including global legal partners, to ensure regulatory compliance and mitigate risk
  • Effectively communicate needs and insights to different levels of cross-functional audiences
  • Incorporate feedback and interpret results in a fast-paced ambiguous environment, adapting quickly
  • Help define and enforce best practices and alignment with privacy framework and operations
  • Respond to (or triage) any and all people data requests related to data privacy with minimal guidance or oversight
  • Meet multi-tiered internal SLAs associated with critical due dates
  • Document, track and report relevant program metrics and milestones
  • Contribute to continuously improving processes and procedures around data privacy relevant aspects across People teams
  • Partner closely with a variety of internal stakeholders to design, development, and deploy a data management and archiving process
  • Proactively identify areas for process improvements with regards to the development of policies relating to the retention and archiving of different types of data and implementation of automated solutions for managing the life cycle of generated data
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and privacy
  • 6+ years experience in Human Resources or Legal Compliance and/or Operations
  • Experience developing command of regulations and compliance related concepts
  • Experience communicating issues to cross-functional partners at all levels
  • Problem solving and conceptual thinking experience
  • Demonstrated experience assessing information for risk mitigation opportunity
  • Experience working independently and as part of a team, across different regions
  • Experience in roles that demand accuracy and quality, prioritization and execution against deadlines
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience with organizing, coordinating, multi-tasking, and process-improvement
  • Knowledge of data privacy (including GDPR) and risk/compliance management concepts in a global context
  • Experience working in a global, large-scale, complex, and fast-paced environment
  • Experience with privacy law, policy, programs, or other related field
  • Experience working within case management systems with strict SLAs
  • Knowledge of global data retention implementation strategies

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