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Facebook is seeking a Public Policy Manager in Bangladesh. This position will be part of the Public Policy team for the South Asia region.
The person will combine a passion for technology's potential to create opportunity and to connect the community in Bangladesh in a safe and responsible manner, with deep knowledge of the political and regulatory dynamics in the country.
In addition to public policy responsibilities, the person will also engage with key stakeholders and create policy programs that demonstrate the value of Facebook's platform to policy makers and other audiences.
As a Public Policy Manager, the candidate will be the first point for providing country analysis using their local language skills, public policy and regulatory knowledge.
They will focus on sharing political and social insights with the internal teams on evolving situations, build relationships and engagements with external stakeholders, develop initiatives and support projects with internal and external stakeholders including government, NGOs, academia, industry associations, technology companies or other relevant organizations.
The public policy manager for Bangladesh, will report to the Public Policy Director for South Asia and work closely with cross-
functional leaders on the team. The public policy manager will become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including privacy, safety and security, open internet, the growth of digital economy, and create new opportunities for stakeholder and constituency engagement.
Monitor & analyze country’s policy issues at the intersection of technology, social media and local developments impacting the growth of digital economy and society
Represent Facebook in meetings with policymakers, Government, regulators, institutional stakeholders and civil society actors
Work with the South Asia public policy team to create programs which build confidence amongst the community on the advantages & value of using Facebook across all sections of society
Work with Facebook's Policy Programs teams and external policy and civil society partners to create and implement country focused policy programs in online safety, privacy, small businesses, to address key policy issues across the region
Work with cross-functional teams across product, marketing and communications across the company to ensure that programs are advancing external understanding around key policy issues
Build creative partnerships with advocacy groups, academia and industry bodies
Represent the company and communicate Facebook's positions on key policy issues in public presentations to a wide range of audiences
A Law degree or Public Policy degree with focus on Technology Policy
10 -12 years experience in related areas of public policy such as legislation development and / or advocacy
Keen understanding of political systems and relevant policy and civil society institutions as well local language understanding of the context in Bangladesh
Good judgment, communication and persuasive skills, creativity, perspective, the ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment
High level of collaboration and cross-functional skills
Experience in policy engagement or development for a multi-national corporation or institution
Ability to drive and manage multiple projects and campaigns simultaneously
Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and creatively
Focus on impact and execution
Passion for connecting the unconnected, and experience with relevant policy issues, including online content, privacy, open internet, online safety, small and medium business, etc.
Fluency in both written and conversational English and Bangla with superb written communications skills (writing samples required)
Fluency in technology and a passion for Facebook's mission
Significant travel required
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