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Facebook Head of Connectivity and Access Policy, APAC in Singapore

Intro:

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.

Summary:

As Head of Connectivity and Access Policy (APAC), you will work closely with policymakers, regulators, industry associations, businesses, civil society academics across the APAC region to build understanding and support for connectivity initiatives aimed at bringing the unconnected online. You will work closely with internal teams- policy, legal and product teams in the regions to shape our initiatives and build relationships with stakeholders to ensure impact as these projects deliver to millions of unconnected people affordable and relevant digital services and tools. You will also be responsible for all regulatory issues impacting Mobile Internet for the Facebook family of applications and services. Candidates should have strong knowledge of Internet and telecommunications policy issues. They should also have excellent writing and analytical skills and share our vision of making the world more open and connected. This role is full-time and will be based in Singapore.

Required Skills:

  1. Work in partnership with internal teams on strategy for building relationships with policymakers, civil society and academics for connectivity initiatives

  2. Articulate our policy positions in briefing papers, consultation responses and internal policy meetings

  3. Monitor, manage and engage on all regulatory and policy issues impacting mobile internet for the Facebook family of applications and services

  4. Advise internal teams on public policy matters to guide development of products, services and policies

  5. Work with political bodies, policymakers, and NGOs on technology and policy issues

  6. Represent Facebook in meetings with key stakeholders

  7. Collaborate and ensure consistency in approach to policy issues across the region

  8. Build coalitions with other organizations to advance policy goals of the Facebook family of applications and services

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 12+ years of professional experience.

  2. 10+ years of public policy experience in the technology market.

  3. 10+ years working with APAC political systems and institutions as well as policy, politics and communications.

  4. Experience with analytical and creative approach to policy issues, as well as cross functional teams.

  5. Proven coalition-building and external representation and negotiation skills.

  6. Interest in technology and related policy issues.

  7. Passion for Facebook and its mission to make the world more open and connected.

  8. Willingness to travel, when possible.

  9. People management experience required.

  10. Bachelor degree required.

Industry: Internet

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