Facebook Lead Legal Project Manager - IP/Patents/Litigation in Menlo Park, California
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Facebook’s Legal Project Management team is looking for a Lead Legal Project Manager that will provide project management support our team’s growing Legal teams with a focus on such areas as IP, Patents, Litigation and other Policy matters. The Lead Legal Project Manager will work closely with Legal team members and cross-functional partners to manage and run complex and strategic projects within the Facebook Legal. This role will manage one or more other Project Managers in the space. The ideal candidate will have an ability to see the big picture and incorporates problem solving, critical thinking and tactical execution into their daily work.
Lead multiple work streams and/or project teams to execute against project plans
Demonstrate strong capabilities to engage directly with management on strategy/key summaries and be able to throttle to granular detail within working teams
Promote, manage and deliver the continuous improvement of activities and project delivery
Display effective organization skills and manage multiple and competing priorities
Facilitate requirements gathering and drive creation of integrated project plans and timelines
Propose solutions to manage client/customer expectations and manage scope in the delivery of the project
Demonstrate sharp attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products to ensure the highest quality deliverables in the allotted timeframe
Integrate and synthesize information from multiple teams, including legal and policy domain knowledge, in order to analyze complex issues, mitigate risks and solve problems
Travel as needed (up to 10% depending on location and assigned projects) and occasionally internationally
Bachelor's degree or 4+ years additional project/program management experience in lieu of a degree
7+ years of project/program management experience
2+ years of people management experience
Experience leading departmental and enterprise-wide projects and facilitating meetings with stakeholders
Experience working with stakeholders and cross-functional partners
Experience in project management roles within the technology or professional services industries
Experience working on Legal, Security, Risk, or Policy projects
PMP, CAPM, or other relevant project management certification(s)
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