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Business Planning and Operations Manager, Southern Europe


Facebook
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Sales Manager Jobs
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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.

Facebook is looking for a high caliber business leader to join the EMEA Regional Business Operations & Planning team. The Business Planning and Operations Manager supports the EMEA sales organization in meeting its strategic objectives by driving business planning and review efforts, strategic projects/initiatives and managing/supporting the overall operating cadence of the business for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger & WhatsApp. Partnering with cross-functional groups to deliver programs that enable the Sales team to operate as a cohesive and integrated team, drive scalable revenue growth and operational effectiveness across the region. This person will also support the Regional VP of Southern Europe (France, Italy, Spain & Portugal) in managing / coordinating regionally dispersed teams, communicating a shared vision and driving cross-functional alignment as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business and strategic planning

Support management in strategic, business and operational planning and ensure decisions in line with the global sales organization’s approach

Ensure we have strong plans at a market (sub-region, country), vertical and account level

Develop and shape go-to-market strategy/plan for pan-EMEA opportunities, e.g. new markets, products or businesses, vertical deep dives, organizational restructuring

Provide business analytic strength to help drive initiatives critical to ongoing growth

Provide sophisticated research and analysis (e.g. market/industry/competitive trends and insights) for the business leadership to support decision-making
Strategic projects and initiatives

Identify, scope and drive critical projects and initiatives for the EMEA business, partnering with cross-functional teams across the organization

Lead/facilitate cross functional teams to get work done, driving recommendations through to implementation

Communicate findings from initiatives to management and to the broader organization

Together with Sales Operations Team, drive operational excellence in the Sales organization through identification and execution of opportunity areas that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or create improved processes and approaches to the business

Partner with Leaders and HR BP on Organizational Effectiveness

Operating cadence and cross-functional alignment

Lead operational reviews and rhythm of the business to drive decision-making and review progress on regional goals and priorities (e.g. monthly/quarterly business reviews)

Drive key leadership meetings and offsites, facilitate leadership alignment on key issues and opportunities

Drive streamlined and efficient regional processes

Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company and represent the region with Cross-Functional teams

Support the RVP and/or Regional Director(s) in developing and communicating a consistent vision and focus across the organization

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

6/10+ years of experience

Experience leading strategy and operations projects at a top-tier consulting firm or in a corporate strategy/operations team

Experience of project management and/or business operations experience preferably in the digital media or internet space

People and team leadership skills - people management experience required

Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills, ability to solve complex and diverse business problems (commercial, operational, organizational)

Strong project management and influencing skills

ability to lead and influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization

Solutions and detail oriented, with strong commercial/business acumen

Understanding of organizational dynamics, operating experience with large and complex organizations

Superior Excel and Powerpoint skills

French speaker

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree in business, marketing or other related discipline from a top-tier institution

MBA a plus

Change management experience

Competitive Salary including the following benefits :

Medical Benefits

Dental Benefits

Vision Benefits

Pension Benefits

Life Assurance

Ride2Work

Childcare Benefits

Other Benefits Gym Pruhealth Partner Gyms

Transport

Laundry Benefits, UK Holiday Calendar

Paid Time Off (PTO) 25 Paid vacation days per year

Posted: 2nd November 2018 Closing date: 2nd December 2018
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.

Facebook is looking for a high caliber business leader to join the EMEA Regional Business Operations & Planning team. The Business Planning and Operations Manager supports the EMEA sales organization in meeting its strategic objectives by driving business planning and review efforts, strategic projects/initiatives and managing/supporting the overall operating cadence of the business for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger & WhatsApp. Partnering with cross-functional groups to deliver programs that enable the Sales team to operate as a cohesive and integrated team, drive scalable revenue growth and operational effectiveness across the region. This person will also support the Regional VP of Southern Europe (France, Italy, Spain & Portugal) in managing / coordinating regionally dispersed teams, communicating a shared vision and driving cross-functional alignment as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business and strategic planning

Support management in strategic, business and operational planning and ensure decisions in line with the global sales organization’s approach

Ensure we have strong plans at a market (sub-region, country), vertical and account level

Develop and shape go-to-market strategy/plan for pan-EMEA opportunities, e.g. new markets, products or businesses, vertical deep dives, organizational restructuring

Provide business analytic strength to help drive initiatives critical to ongoing growth

Provide sophisticated research and analysis (e.g. market/industry/competitive trends and insights) for the business leadership to support decision-making
Strategic projects and initiatives

Identify, scope and drive critical projects and initiatives for the EMEA business, partnering with cross-functional teams across the organization

Lead/facilitate cross functional teams to get work done, driving recommendations through to implementation

Communicate findings from initiatives to management and to the broader organization

Together with Sales Operations Team, drive operational excellence in the Sales organization through identification and execution of opportunity areas that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or create improved processes and approaches to the business

Partner with Leaders and HR BP on Organizational Effectiveness

Operating cadence and cross-functional alignment

Lead operational reviews and rhythm of the business to drive decision-making and review progress on regional goals and priorities (e.g. monthly/quarterly business reviews)

Drive key leadership meetings and offsites, facilitate leadership alignment on key issues and opportunities

Drive streamlined and efficient regional processes

Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company and represent the region with Cross-Functional teams

Support the RVP and/or Regional Director(s) in developing and communicating a consistent vision and focus across the organization

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

6/10+ years of experience

Experience leading strategy and operations projects at a top-tier consulting firm or in a corporate strategy/operations team

Experience of project management and/or business operations experience preferably in the digital media or internet space

People and team leadership skills - people management experience required

Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills, ability to solve complex and diverse business problems (commercial, operational, organizational)

Strong project management and influencing skills

ability to lead and influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization

Solutions and detail oriented, with strong commercial/business acumen

Understanding of organizational dynamics, operating experience with large and complex organizations

Superior Excel and Powerpoint skills

French speaker

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree in business, marketing or other related discipline from a top-tier institution

MBA a plus

Change management experience

Competitive Salary including the following benefits :

Medical Benefits

Dental Benefits

Vision Benefits

Pension Benefits

Life Assurance

Ride2Work

Childcare Benefits

Other Benefits Gym Pruhealth Partner Gyms

Transport

Laundry Benefits, UK Holiday Calendar

Paid Time Off (PTO) 25 Paid vacation days per year

Posted: 2nd November 2018 Closing date: 2nd December 2018
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