Facebook is seeking a Research Program Manager for its AI User Research team. Research Program Managers implement global operational systems, connect teams and knowledge, and problem solve operational hurdles to enable researchers to do their most impactful work. This particular role will lead strategic planning and operations in support of the Facebook AI User Research team. As the team’s first program manager, they will be responsible for setting up operational processes to onboard new hires, enable ongoing reviews with leadership, and improve team and cross-functional communication.
The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about user research, resourceful, thriving from working in a cross-functional environment, managing projects and initiatives, anticipating project issues and resolving them, connecting resources to research needs, and removing barriers to doing great work. Excellent communication skills, ability to manage complex logistics, and a highly organized approach are mandatory. Background in strategy and consulting are a plus. This is a contractor position based in our Menlo Park office.