Public Policy Associate Research Manager, Data For Good

28 Apr, 2020


Public Policy Associate Research Manager, Data For Good

Menlo Park, CA/Washington, DC

Facebook is looking for a Public Policy Associate Research Manager who is an analytical thinker with experience in data analysis and policy to join our Privacy and Data Policy team. The Data for Good’s team’s mission is to develop privacy protecting and innovative data products that improve wellbeing and save lives.

The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starter, a good team player, and creative problem solver that is able to switch easily between detailed work and high-level strategic thinking. The ideal candidate should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.

This is a full-time position.

  • Help Facebook Data for Good build out its Maps for Good vertical for Disease Prevention Maps, Disaster Maps, and other new map types
  • Support the distribution and sharing of Facebook Data for Good publicly available tools, including its high resolution population density maps
  • Collaborate internally with the Data for Good Policy Team, Core Data Science and Spatial Computing teams to build out new maps products
  • Build meaningful relationships with non-profit and university counterparts to deliver valuable insights to communities in need during times of crisis
  • Build meaningful relationships with policy counterparts by working collaboratively with Data for Good partners to share insights that are important during public health emergencies and natural disasters
  • 3+ years of experience doing quantitative analysis (1+ years with advanced degree and Public Policy background)
  • BA/BS in technical or applied sciences field
  • Experience with mapping products such as qGIS and others
  • Understanding of reporting and statistical analysis
  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Experience communicating the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner
  • Experience manipulating large data sets with SQL, R, Python and other similar tools
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Job posted: 2020-04-28