Business Operations Manager - Instagram App

Menlo Park, CA

This is a highly cross-functional role, involving close partnership across a number of teams within Facebook including PM, PMM, Engineering, Data Science, Product Strategy, Operations, and Partnerships teams. Responsibilities will include driving revenue forecasting and planning, developing operational insights for the business, and modeling business scenarios to guide product decisions. This team’s focus on analysis and data-driven decision-making allows us to work effectively with our colleagues in the rest of the business in order to optimize long-term financial growth. Successful candidates will have exceptional analytical skills, a bias toward action, exceptional partnering and communication skills, and strong interest in the internet/tech media ecosystem. Please note that this is an Individual Contributor (IC) role.


  • Drive elements of Instagram revenue forecast cycles across product teams: long-range plan (LRP), annual budget, and quarterly forecasts
  • Maintain/create core reporting and analytics infrastructure and models while proactively surfacing opportunities
  • Develop a deep quantitative and qualitative understanding of the Instagram ads business model
  • Demonstrate the ability to create/socialize narratives and influence outcomes and decisions (not just report on analytics)
  • Analyze large datasets and partner with Business and Product teams to interpret findings and identify actionable insights and opportunities
  • Create business partnerships with leaders of all levels and functions across product and data science teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS, BA, or MS in Economics, Business, Math, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or other quantitative field
  • 6+ years of experience in business strategy, finance, analytics, or planning experience
  • Proficient with SQL and Microsoft Excel
  • Statistical/analytical experience
  • Experience shifting priorities quickly, while maintaining a high degree of organization and control

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree such as an MBA or MS in quantitative field
  • Data visualization skills (e.g., Tableau)
  • Development experience in at least one scripting language (SAS, R, Python, etc.)
  • Experience in investment banking/finance or strategy consulting
  • Experience problem-solving individually and in a group setting

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.

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, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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