Facebook is looking for a Growth Manager in Nigeria, Apply Now

by | Mar 31, 2016

Facebook is looking for a product management/development expert with a minimum of 2 years experience to take on a contractual position of a Growth Manager for 1 year plus to help Facebook grow.

According to Tim Neunzig, Growth Manager i18n at Facebook, this is an awesome job opportunity from the Internationalization team at Facebook for applicants based in Nigeria.

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and   connected. Approximately 1.5 billion people and growing are using the service in over 100   languages. 83% of the people on Facebook are from outside North America and we continue to  expand internationally.

Facebook is seeking a Growth Manager who is obsessed with technology, social media and  business strategy. The ideal candidate will have experience in the consumer Internet and  mobile space.

As a Growth Manager for Nigeria, you will lead Facebook to its full potential in  the local market.  With a deep understanding of the local competitive and product landscape,   you will determine product gaps, identify growth opportunities, drive execution of growth   initiatives, and add value to the Facebook user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide market insights – identify and monitor strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and   threats relevant for Facebook’s adoption in Nigeria
  • Explore, Identify and Evaluate strategic growth opportunities
  • Ensure product is fully functional and well adapted to be successful in Nigeria
  • Partner with the Analytics organization to validate key findings with data
  • Escalate to and drive solutions with product management for identified market specific   product issues and gaps
  • Design and execute a continuous testing plan for important end-to-end flows
  • Track progress on market specific product improvements and measure impact
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into market specific product   reviews
  • Understand Facebook’s strategic and competitive position in Nigeria and work to   improve it
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and   creative solutions are the norm

Requirements:

  • 2+ years product development and/or testing experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of online and mobile business models and Internet/consumer   technology
  • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambiguous start-up   environment
  • Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills in the primary market language   and English
  • Good project/product management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Understanding of the technical architecture of complex and highly scalable web and   mobile applications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, engineering or related technical field or equivalent working   experience
  • Experience with social products, technologies and platforms is strongly desired
  • Experience working in startups / successful entrepreneurial adventures and/or working   in a global company/environment highly desired

Join the Facebook team and help connect the people in Nigeria whilst advancing your career to the next level. If interested in applying, send a short cover letter and resume to i18njobs@fb.com. Also share so a qualified candidate can see it.

Victor Ekwealor
Victor Ekwealor

tech. media. startups. africa. vc | Twitter: @victor_ekwealor

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