Director Workforce Planning, Mission Control

Seattle, Washington

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At Meta, Mission Control is the organization responsible for end-to-end workforce planning, and resource allocations for all departments. In this role, our planners and their Leaders help the business proactively drive their workforce strategies, capacity plan headcount, and anticipate and solve talent supply and demand challenges. Further, they manage the day-to-day operations of headcount management for all of Meta.This is a people manager opportunity within the Workforce Planning team within Mission Control. This Leader will lead a team consisting of workforce planning business partners and their Leaders that are aligned to one or more tech pillar or function. These planners and specialists are responsible for delivering workforce insights, facilitating headcount processes like annual headcount allocations, driving reorganization efforts and handling workforce management for in-year adjustments to our headcount plans. This Leader will work closely with cross-functional teams and leaders, most frequently with Finance, Recruiting, and HR and have direct interaction with business leaders across several technical product groups. This role will be accountable for formulating the overall headcount planning execution for the areas in which they lead; assessing needs and opportunities with the pillars, prioritizing efforts and directing team activities. This role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to influence at a executive level, and the ability to "tell the workforce story" will be critical for success. The role will report directly to the head of Mission Control.

Director Workforce Planning, Mission Control Responsibilities:

  • Build a high performing team which includes hiring, mentoring and developing workforce planning program managers and planning business partners
  • Develop and maintain a scalable organization with a well-documented roadmap, goals and objectives
  • Define the overall workforce planning execution strategy including business and cross-functional stakeholder engagement model and prioritized improvement opportunities
  • Direct team headcount planning activities including annual headcount allocations, monthly contingency cycles, and supply & demand reconciliation activities
  • Direct the team to manage headcount capacity throughout Meta
  • Lead change management processes, like supply/demand planning and workforce reconciliation
  • Understand, collaborate and influence across cross-functional organizations
  • Approximately 10% travel required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree
  • 7+ years experience managing a team of employees
  • 5+ years of workforce planning and/or workforce management, or equivalent experience
  • Experience being a thought leader within the organization and someone who can help internal solution strategy globally and challenge others in the organization to change
  • Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational experience
  • Experience in development of a team, and in personnel management and staffing
  • Experience interacting with senior-level executives in large organizations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • 5+ years experience managing senior program managers and managing global teams
  • 5+ years of experience working in the tech industry or other fast-paced environments
  • Proven experience to think customer-first with deep appreciation for the customer mindset
  • Successful track record in building strategies and solutions to meet customer needs
  • Enjoys "telling the story" to customers about what is happening in their workforce

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

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