Facebook Nigeria new Job Vacancies-2020.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Policy Programs Manager, Africa

Location: Nigeria, Remote
Job Type: Full time

Details

  • Facebook is looking for a Policy Programs Manager to work with the Policy Programs team in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Also, as part of Facebook’s Africa Public Policy organization, the Policy Programs team is responsible for designing, developing, and launching regional programs that leverage the extraordinary reach of Facebook to promote positive social, economic, and cultural outcomes.
  • We are looking for a candidate who can help to develop and launch new programs that address our policy challenges across the region, while also building a framework for partner and stakeholder management.
  • Programmatic work will span across Sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular focus on managing our skills development trainer network and programs focused on Health and NGO engagement. You should have an understanding of the policy challenges Facebook faces in Sub-Saharan Africa, a passion for community building, and an ability to fearlessly execute. You must be a clear communicator, highly organized, impact-oriented, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Policy Programs Manager, Africa Responsibilities

  • Work with the SSA programs and policy teams to build a framework for stakeholder management including the development of a quarterly newsletter for program partners
  • Develop programs that engage local NGO and Health communities across the continent
  • Oversee the management of our network of skills development trainers located in over 10 countries across the Continent
  • Develop regular trainer meet-ups including an annual Pan-African meet-up for our network of trainers
  • Moreover, you would work with the Central program marketing team to develop collateral to support our programs and policy engagements
  • Work closely with our West and Central Africa policy leads to develop a programmatic strategy that aligns with key challenges in the region.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 8-10 years working in communications or program management
  • Ability to create and implement multiple projects simultaneously
  • Impeccable integrity, passion for human rights, social impact, sound judgment, creativity and the ability to think critically and challenge received wisdom
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and creatively
  • Passion for technology and its power to address issues related to entrepreneurship and economic impact
  • Ability to travel frequently and extensively across the region
  • Passion for Facebook because its mission is to make the world more open and connected
  • Superior written and oral communications skills
  • Organization and an ability to work strategically across all projects
  • Fluency in English (and preferably French).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Job Title: Public Policy Manager, Anglophone West Africa

Location: Nigeria, Remote

Details

  • Facebook’s Mission is to give People the Power to Build Community and Bring the World Closer Together. Our Africa Public Policy team is seeking a Public Policy Manager who can contribute to its effort to work with all stakeholders to ensure that Africa is characterized by policy environments that enable innovation and technology. It goes without saying that candidates must be passionate about Africa. One who is utterly convinced of the critical role technology plays in driving the continent’s socio-economic development.
  • The successful candidate will be a public policy expert who can combine a passion for technology’s potential to create opportunities. To make Africa more open and connected, with deep knowledge of the political and regulatory dynamics across anglophone West Africa. The Manager of Public Policy, Anglophone West Africa, will report to the Head of Policy for Anglophone West Africa, and will also become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy questions of our times. These include privacy, safety and security, investment in Africa’s broadband infrastructure, freedom of expression, taxation, the impact of the Internet on socio-economic development, and new opportunities for democratic engagement.
  • The culture of Facebook, one that reflects the diversity of people, ideas, and beliefs of our community, is one of the keys to our success. Facebook’s Africa Policy Team prioritizes this and is seeking someone who will bring their authentic self to work every day, displaying an unshakeable belief in Africa’s future, its people, and the role Facebook apps have to play in validating the present and creating the future.

Public Policy Manager, Anglophone West Africa Responsibilities

  • Inform and support Facebook’s connectivity agenda and capacity building programs across the region
  • Work with Facebook’s Politics & Government team to promote the use of Facebook as a platform for the policymakers
  • Work with Facebook’s Safety and Policy Programs teams and external policy and civil society partners to create country and regional policy programs
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with policymakers, NGOs, academia, the private sector, and other stakeholders
  • Build multi-stakeholder coalitions to help advance and support policies that facilitate innovation and technological development in anglophone West Africa
  • Work with our Policy Programs team to create and implement programs to address key policy issues across the region
  • Communicate Facebook’s positions on key policy issues in public presentations to a wide range of audiences through print, radio, etc
  • Support the Africa Public Policy team on any other priority policy issues and programs
  • Shape research that will support evidence-based policy development in the region.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A degree or advanced degree in a related field e.g Public Policy, Law, Politics, Development Studies, Economics
  • Significant demonstrated experience in legislation and/or government relations and advocacy
  • Keen understanding of political systems, relevant policy, and civil society institutions across sub-Saharan Africa – with a particular focus on the West Africa region
  • Significant experience living and also, working in at least one West African country required
  • Excellent judgment, excellent communication, and persuasive skills, creativity, perspective, the ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in policy engagement or development for a multinational corporation or civil society institution
  • Passion for connecting the unconnected, and extensive experience with relevant policy issues, including internet governance, data privacy, human rights/free expression, taxation, net neutrality, child online protection, digital literacy
  • Excellent written and conversational English (writing samples will be required)
  • Interest and ability to travel frequently (at least 50%) throughout the West Africa region
  • Fluency in technology and a passion for Facebook’s mission.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Job Title: Public Policy Manager, Francophone Africa

Location: Nigeria or Senegal, Remote

Details

  • Our Africa Public Policy team is seeking a Public Policy Manager who can contribute to its effort to work with all stakeholders to co-create an innovative technology policy environment in Africa. Candidates must be passionate about Africa and utterly convinced of the critical role technology plays in driving the continent’s socio-economic development. The successful candidate will be a public policy expert who can combine a passion for technology’s potential to create opportunities and to make Africa more open and connected, with deep knowledge of the political and regulatory dynamics across Francophone Africa.
  • The Public Policy Manager for Francophone Africa will become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy questions of our times. These include privacy, safety and security, investment in Africa’s broadband infrastructure, freedom of expression, taxation, the impact of the Internet on socio-economic development, and elections.
  • The culture of Facebook, one that reflects the diversity of people, ideas, and beliefs of our community, is one of the keys to our success. Facebook’s Africa Policy Team prioritizes this and is seeking someone who will bring their authentic self to work every day, displaying an unshakeable belief in Africa’s future, its people, and the role Facebook apps have to play in validating the present and creating the future.
  • Location is flexible and includes Nigeria or Senegal.

Public Policy Manager, Francophone Africa Responsibilities

  • Build multi-stakeholder coalitions to help advance and support policies that facilitate innovation and technological development in Francophone Africa
  • Inform and support Facebook’s connectivity agenda and capacity building programs across the region
  • Also, work with Facebook’s Politics & Government team to promote the use of Facebook as a platform for citizen and voter engagement to policymakers, civil society, and other political influencers
  • Work with Facebook’s Safety and Policy Programs teams and external policy and civil society partners to create and implement country and regional policy programs
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with policymakers, NGOs, academia, the private sector, and other stakeholders
  • Support the Africa Public Policy team on any other priority policy issues and programs
  • Shape research that will support evidence-based policy development in the region
  • Also, communicate Facebook’s positions on key policy issues in public presentations to a wide range of audiences through print, radio, TV and online media.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Fluency in French and English and additional local language is spoken in Francophone Africa like Wolof, Malinké, Bambura, Mossi, Miene, Kirundi
  • A degree or advanced degree in a related field e.g public policy, law, politics, development studies, economics
  • Significant demonstrated experience in legislation and/or government relations and advocacy
  • Keen understanding of political systems and relevant policy and civil society institutions across sub-Saharan Africa – with a particular focus on the Francophone Africa region
  • Also, excellent written and conversational in French and English (writing samples will be required)
  • Excellent judgment, excellent communication, and persuasive skills, creativity, perspective, the ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in policy engagement or development for government, multinational corporations or civil society institution
  • Interest and ability to travel frequently (at least 50%) throughout Francophone Africa
  • In addition, fluency in technology and a passion for Facebook’s mission is keen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in a related field e.g Public Policy, Law, Politics, Development Studies, Economics
  • Over 5 years of experience working on relevant policy issues, including internet governance, data privacy, human rights/free expression, taxation, net neutrality, child online protection, digital literacy
  • Moreover, he/she should have significant experience living and working in at least one Francophone Africa country.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Job Title: Head of Connectivity and Access Public Policy

Location: Nigeria, Remote

Job Type: Full time

Details

  • Africa Public Policy team is seeking a new Head of Connectivity and Access Public Policy who can lead its ever-increasing connectivity engagements across Africa. Candidates must be passionate about connecting Africa’s unconnected and utterly convinced of the critical role connectivity plays in driving the continent’s socio-economic development.
  • The successful candidate will have a superior understanding of the challenges to broadband connectivity in Africa – availability, affordability, relevance, and readiness. They must also have a strong track record of shaping connectivity policy across Africa in partnership with governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, and international development organizations.
  • Facebook is intent on working with partners to improve Africa’s ICT infrastructure, helping to increase and improve access to broadband internet. We’re seeking to build on the existing investments we’ve made on the continent that are helping millions connect. Applications from candidates with a track record of working on the physical roll-out of infrastructure projects are highly encouraged. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential, as are analytical skills, substantive experience working across and/or living in Africa, and extremely high levels of diplomacy.
  • The culture of Facebook, one that reflects the diversity of people, ideas, and beliefs of our community, is one of the keys to our success. Facebook’s Africa Policy Team prioritizes this, and it’s seeking someone who will bring their authentic self to work every day, displaying an unshakeable belief in Africa’s future, that of its people, and the role use of Facebook apps has to play in it.
  • This role is full-time and will be based in Nigeria. Travel is 60 – 70% of the time.

Head of Connectivity and Access Public Policy Responsibilities

  • Support the development of Facebook’s connectivity policy positions
  • Provide policy and regulatory guidance to Facebook teams working on connectivity infrastructure projects in Africa
  • Identify, monitor, and analyze connectivity policy issues affecting Facebook at the Africa regional and country levels
  • Lead the development of Facebook’s submissions to African governments’ consultations related to connectivity policy, legislation and regulation
  • Advise Facebook teams on public policy matters in order to guide the development and roll-out of products, services, and infrastructure
  • Also develop and sustain effective working relationships with African policymakers, as well as representatives of the private sector, CSOs, academia, and development institutions
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with key stakeholders across Africa, including bilateral and multilateral fora
  • Contribute to research that supports evidence-based ICT policy development
  • Represent Facebook in all media, including on-screen, radio, and print.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Law, Development Studies, Economics, Public Policy, Technology, Engineering or a related field
  • 8+ years of public policy experience in the field of Information Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Experience working and/or living in multiple African countries
  • Excellent judgment, communication and persuasive skills, creativity, perspective, and passion
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment
  • Moreover, he or she must have excellent written and oral communications skills
  • In-depth knowledge of public policy issues related to ICT Infrastructure development
  • Superb written and oral communications skills (writing samples required)
  • In addition, fluency in both written and conversational English is vital.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in an African language e.g. Kiswahili, Hausa, Pidgin, Wolof, Xhosa, Yoruba, Kenyang, Lingala, Shona, Twi, Ga

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

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