Team Lead, IP Operations

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 is looking for an experienced manager to lead strategic markets within the EMEA Intellectual Property (IP) Operations team. The IP Ops team at Facebook is for responsible owning and driving data-driven and strategic improvements across the significant scale of incoming claims for Facebook, Instagram, and other products. Solving both challenging and ambiguous problems is at the core of what we do. The ideal candidate will be tasked with developing, motivating, and influencing our talented individual contributors, as well as driving cross-functional impact with our internal and external partners. Successful candidates for this job are compelling people managers who use data-driven, flexible models to adapt to constant changes and solve tough problems. We want a strong leader who thinks creatively and sets ambitious goals and vision for the team. Ability to work across different time zones and attention to scale in policy application is key for this role as well.


  • Establish local and global team goals and work with team members on strategies for executing, measuring progress, and communicating results
  • Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to members of your team
  • Develop and carry out performance expectations while assisting other IP Leads to do the same
  • Partner with internal groups as necessary to implement IP Operations strategy and manage stellar team results
  • Identify trends and develop solutions to optimize team workflows, introduce new workflows and improve user experience
  • Organize, motivate, and develop team focusing on maximizing individual strengths and skills
  • Leverage skills across cross functional teams to move roadblocks and empower individuals to execute and deliver results on initiatives that drive goals forward
  • Strategically align teams and resources, mitigating competing incentives and risk
  • BA/BS Degree or higher
  • Significant experience in a complex fast paced environment, including proven people management experience
  • Past success leading large-scale projects from inception to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in an unstructured environment
  • Mission-driven, extremely reliable, hard-working
  • Ability to think strategically under pressure
  • Ability to create and strengthen partnerships and relationships both internal and external to Facebook
  • Ability to mentor strong independent performers and actively create opportunities for growth
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills, with proven ability to succeed in cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management
  • Exceptional problem solving skills with an enthusiasm for learning new things
  • Able to quickly recognize and respond to rapidly evolving threats and opportunities

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