The successful candidate is expected have expertise in emerging payments, commerce, blockchain, digital identity, cryptocurrency, and related policy issues in the Sub-Saharan region.
The candidate will be based out of Facebook office in London or Johannesburg with 25-50% travel.
Below are the responsibilities of the role:
Identify and analyze policy risks and opportunities, trends, and issues in order to plan, analyze, and respond strategically to related legislative and regulatory initiatives and communicate the same effectively to teams across Facebook. The candidate will work to shape policy in Africa
Provide feedback on Facebook’s potential impact of its policies, products, and features to ensure policy issues are considered appropriately in development. Work with policymakers, thought leaders, advocates, and civil society in Africa to assist with landing of the same
Assist in developing, maintaining, and deepening of relationships with academic stakeholders, NGOs, and other stakeholders in order to cultivate expert resources and third-party engagement needed by teams at Facebook on public policy, programs, and communications among others
Present and communicate as needed Facebook’s efforts in the space at select major events and related meetings with policy stakeholders