Public Relations – Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria – Contracted
Overview (Lagos, Nigeria) 11 month contract
Our Platform Partnerships team who are responsible for driving product strategy and building strategic partnerships with the most influential companies, start-ups and developers in the region – FB Start, Messenger, Developer Circles etc
Start-Up Programs, Program Manager
Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.
Facebook is seeking a motivated Program Manager who is passionate about the way Facebook Inc. can work with businesses, startups, and developers to build a variety of valuable product experiences for people.
The Platform Partnerships team at Facebook is responsible for establishing strategic relationships and building out global programs for key partners and start-ups. As a Program Manager you will be responsible for working with some of Nigeria’s most exciting technology start-ups and entrepreneurs — as well as with our world-class Facebook product and engineering teams. In addition to those teams, you will work cross-functionally with the Policy, Legal, Marketing and the Operations teams to optimize new capabilities, improve user experience, and make the Nigerian Start-up community successful. This position will be located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Work with a cross functional team — e.g. Engineering, Product, Developer Support, Product Marketing, Policy and Communications — to develop, implement and deliver value-add initiatives for entrepreneurs, start-ups and developers.
Manage multiple complex project deliverables for multiple internal and external stakeholders.
Provide guidance to start-ups and entrepreneurs in defining, analyzing, and measuring of their business problems.
Preferably a BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field or equivalent practical experience.
3-5 years of experience in working with startups, entrepreneurs, and developers.
Strong strategic and creative thinker.
Strong presentation and communication skills.
Ability to consistently deliver quality outputs in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with an ability to work to tight deadlines.
Passion for innovation and collaboration with startups and early stage entrepreneurs and developers.
Displaying the highest personal integrity and ethics