Manager - People Analytics - Global Talent Selection

at Facebook in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


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.


At Facebook, we pride ourselves on making data-informed decisions. This includes not only decisions we make about our platform, which serves over 1 billion users, but also how we learn more about our most valuable asset – our people. For instance, we use data to understand how to hire top talent, to ensure our people are engaged, and to support diversity. We’re looking for an experienced Manager of People Analytics to join our people analytics function. Our team uncovers data-driven insights to better attract, develop, motivate, and retain Facebook’s most important asset – our people. As part of the Global Talent Selection team, you will serve as a strategic and consultative partner with Recruiting, HR, Business, and Product leadership through delivering research and best practice backed selection program design, development and implementation of solutions and recommendations on topics related to talent acquisition and hiring – including candidate experience, selection program design, development, and implementation, assessment design, development and implementation, assessment validation and program evaluation. You’ll also help develop and refine people processes and technology to make an exceptional workplace even better. We are looking for someone who has excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, and can effectively lead an assessment program design, development and implementation team, from both a technical and people leadership perspective. The ideal candidate will have both technical and applied experience guiding stakeholders with regard to the use, design, development and implementation of assessments, strong quantitative skills and experience leading a team of I/O psychologists. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in managing and developing a high performing team, developing strengths of individual contributors, partnering across teams, strategic and tactical execution of a team roadmap, predictive analysis, research experience and knowledge of selection concepts and related I/O areas, and a good understanding of processes related to the inter-relationships of hiring programs.

Required Skills:

1. Lead a team of I/O psychologists and people research scientists ensuring the team is productive, engaged, and thriving in their career

2. Collaborate effectively with and mentor other team members

3. Partner with Recruiting, HR, and FB leadership and team members to identify opportunities for selection research and best practices to drive scalable, strategic assessment decisions, programs and process developments

4. Execute, guide, and/or support selection assessment and selection technology-oriented research

5. Partner with cross-functional teams to identify and clarify critical people, process and programmatic selection system issues and develop solutions to resolve

6. Bring together Facebook-specific data and outside research to help leaders understand people and selection issues

7. Communicate statistical analyses and results, along with implications, to technical and non-technical audiences

8. Provide technical expertise to team members to guide assessment development and programmatic implementation design and statistical analyses

9. Collaborate effectively with the Compliance and Employment Law team on a variety of sensitive projects

10. Demonstrate exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data and business issues

11. Develop knowledge of recruiting and hiring processes and strategies at Facebook

Minimum Qualifications:

12. PhD in Industrial/Organizational psychology

13. 5+ years of internal or external consulting experience in assessment development, human resources, program evaluation, or a related field

14. Experience managing a team of I/O consultants or researchers

15. Psychometric assessment development experience

16. Proficiency leveraging software tools such as SQL and Python to manage structured and unstructured data sets

17. Experience managing and analyzing data using tools such as SPSS, R, or similar tools and experience troubleshooting others’ analyses and code

18. Experience communicating research findings to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge

19. Openness to feedback and self awareness

20. Coaching and people development skills

Preferred Qualifications:

21. 3+ years experience working internally within a medium to large organization with professional employees (e.g., high-tech, financial services, healthcare, biotech, etc.)

22. Experience developing and leading the development and implementation of advanced psychometric assessments (e.g., structured interviews, simulations, machine learning based assessments)

23. Experience developing and leading the development and implementation of scalable assessment programs

24. Experience applying statistical methods such as linear and logistic regression, quasi-experimental research/causal inference techniques (e.g., propensity score matching, regression discontinuity), longitudinal analysis, or multilevel modeling

25. Experience leading quantitative research in two or more of the following areas: assessment, choice/decision science, performance management, diversity, retention or program/training evaluation

26. Experience managing team members who are not co-located

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

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Job Posting: JC182173511

Posted On: Apr 25, 2021

Updated On: Aug 05, 2021