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Facebook Program Manager, Third Party Risk Assessment in Topeka, Kansas


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’s Privacy Program Management team is chartered to ensure our program meets internal standards and regulatory obligations. This team provides the critical tools and process to support different business units to embed user privacy as one of the core tenants in their business operations and product development processes.As a Program Manager, Third Party Risk Assessment you will use your expertise to decrease third party privacy risks, develop ways to improve business processes and systems supporting the third party life cycle at Facebook and give us the ability to inventory, risk-rank and assess our third parties across our third party landscape. In this role, you will interact with product, business and legal teams across the company to develop deep insights into the mechanics of how teams integrate with third parties and incorporate appropriate controls to minimize data risks.

Required Skills:

  1. Identify the roadmap that lays out the privacy compliance tasks to undertake on an annual basis in support of a robust Third-Party landscape meeting Facebook standards and regulatory obligations.

  2. Conduct risk assessments to determine where systems may be vulnerable to Third Party privacy risks.

  3. Lead system and process improvements with business owners to enable safeguards and reduce risk.

  4. Provide guidance to business teams on Third Party compliance and its on-going objectives. Align practical risk mitigation with business objectives and foster a risk-conscious corporate culture.

  5. Facilitate effective vendor risk evaluations around third parties working with Legal, business and Security teams.

  6. Support and develop policies and internal controls working with legal teams and business owners to ensure the company is complying with regulatory obligations on an annual basis as it relates to Third Party integrations.

  7. Evaluate and revise program controls, policies, and protocols working with legal and privacy product teams.

  8. Monitor and audit compliance efforts and benchmark against third party privacy compliance requirements.

  9. Facilitate appropriate training on Facebook’s Privacy Program to enable a compliant third party landscape.

  10. Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and ensure user privacy is not compromised.

  11. Oversee documentation effort with business groups and technical writers to ensure necessary documentation is complete and effective to meet Facebooks standards and regulatory obligations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a related discipline

  2. 10+ years of business program management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience influencing stakeholders and engineers

  2. Process design and process improvement experience

  3. Experience working in a technical environment

  4. Cross-group collaboration experience

  5. Experience in end-to-end lifecycle coordination

  6. Functional knowledge and experience in Third Party Risk management

  7. Familiar with various data protection legislation

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.