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Public Policy Manager, Connectivity & Access, Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Posted: 5 May 2021 Closes: 4 Jun 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 780330158

Facebook's Global Connectivity and Access Public Policy team is seeking a Public Policy Manager in MENA to help us develop our positions on connectivity policy issues, including online messaging and voice communications, online video, international and local infrastructure, spectrum and net neutrality. See for more background information.Candidates should have strong knowledge of connectivity policy issues, including in-depth knowledge in two or more of the areas listed above. They should also have excellent writing and analytical skills and share our vision of making the world more open and connected. Candidates should have in-depth working experience in the MENA region (whether in the public and/or private sector), and be fluent in Arabic and English. French will be considered as additionally advantageous, but not a prerequisite.This role is full-time and will be based in Facebook's Dubai office.

Public Policy Manager, Connectivity & Access, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Responsibilities

  • Develop policy positions on connectivity policy issues

  • Identify, monitor, and analyze connectivity policy issues affecting Facebook at the MENA regional and country level

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

  • Advise Facebook teams on public policy matters to guide development of products, services and policies

  • Represent Facebook in meetings in the MENA region with key stakeholders

  • Communicate Facebook's positions in public presentations

  • Work together with the broader EMEA policy team on cross-regional and global connectivity policy issues

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Law, Public Policy, Technology, (Business) Economics, or related field

  • 8+ years of public policy experience

  • Experience in telecommunications policy and technology industry

  • Interest in technology and related policy issues

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, in Arabic, English (and preferably in French)

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure policy

  • In-depth knowledge of telecom and OTT-policy

  • Multi-national experience, esp. from working across the MENA region


About the Facebook company

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.

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