Facebook Vendor Risk Program Analyst in Menlo Park, California


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.


We’re looking for a third-party risk specialist to help drive our Vendor Management strategy for the People organization. This role requires someone who is known for flexibility and creativity and is excited to lead in a flat organization that values collaboration and communication. You are a natural at building influence in cross-functional partnerships and developing great stakeholder relationships across the entire organization. You thrive in a flat, fast-moving organization where you can use lightweight processes, creative ideas and quick iteration to have a huge impact. You should also be excited about staying hands-on to drive risk mitigation strategy within our overall company vendor management approach.

Required Skills:

  1. Work with leaders and business owners to build on the vendor management foundation and implement risk-based management activities for prioritized third party relationships.

  2. Build and enhance a holistic risk management foundation that includes data risk, business continuity planning, and financial risk analysis.

  3. Focus on continuous improvement and on-going footprint management.

  4. Ensure Vendor Management Team is mitigating, monitoring and managing vendor risks – including financial viability, business continuity and corporate and regulatory compliance.

  5. Assess and report on the risk level of vendors based on financial, skills, tools and the use of third parties.

  6. Help build out risk governance model for top tier vendors partnering with Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Outsourcing, and Legal.

  7. Lead projects focused on driving down third party risk and strive to maintain consistent policy guidelines for vendors operating multiple engagements within the company.

  8. Work in partnership with cross-functional teams, including information security, compliance, and business continuity.

  9. Keep stakeholders informed and communicate program goals effectively.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years project management, risk management, or vendor management experience

  2. Organizational experience with experience handling more than one initiatives at one time

  3. Project and process management experience, with the experience handling more than one vendor, projects and tasks

  4. BA/BS

  5. Communication and project management experience

  6. Analytical approach to problem solving, with a focus on working within a team environment and focus on results

  7. Influencing experience with issue mitigation mentality

  8. Knowledge of procurement and risk management systems/processes/tools

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.