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Facebook Recruiting Operations Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa


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 - we're just getting started.


Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook's success. We have a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions and scale to the next level. We are looking for a Recruiting Operations Project Manager for the Business Recruiting, Recruitment Diversity and Attract, RADAR teams to work at the intersection of operations strategy, consulting, and program management. The person in this role will help identify and drive recruiting initiatives and process improvements across our global recruiting function. The primary goal for the person in this role will be to lead performance improvement initiatives that increase the efficiency of how our global recruiting team operates.

Required Skills:

  1. Work with Recruiting Leaders and Functional Analytics teams to identify problem areas, process bottlenecks and pain-points in the Business Recruiting and RADAR teams

  2. Lead cross-functional projects to identify root causes, problem solve and implement solutions to improve productivity across the organization

  3. Work with the Central People Planning team to manage the capacity of the Business Recruiting team by facilitating the goaling process

  4. Proactively identify and drive process and productivity improvement opportunities across the team

  5. Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders across global recruiting

  6. Lead and manage large-scale, organization-wide projects through planning, development, launch, stabilization and close

  7. Be a trusted advisor to stakeholders & cross-functional partners on people planning and operational improvement initiatives

  8. Assist with escalated issues on priorities, goals, strategies, resources and key initiatives taking into account employee, business and company perspectives

  9. Support the analysis of team productivity data and metrics, identify trends, evaluate the effectiveness of resource allocation and measure ROI

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of corporate business experience in people operations, human resources, process improvement and/or strategic planning

  2. 3+ years of experience leading (project/program) teams (inspiring and influencing at all levels, forward-thinking, setting vision, strategic thought leadership, etc.)

  3. Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion

  4. Experience managing multiple shifting priorities proactively, while maintaining organization and control in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

  5. Experience translating business challenges and questions into solutions, using business insights and recommendations from multiple inputs (data sets, stakeholder feedback, process flow documents, company policy, etc.)

  6. Experience with independent issue spotting/auditing, solution design and implementation

  7. Proficiency with MS Office and/or GSuite tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio or other process mapping software) to create advanced analyses

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors Degree

  2. Master’s degree or MBA

  3. Experience in high tech environment

  4. PMP and Six Sigma certification and/or relative project management/process improvement experience

  5. Experience in Tableau, Salesforce, Workday or industry-standard Application Tracking Systems (ATS)

  6. Experience helping global and/or matrixed organizations scale and build out programming

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at