Oversight Board is hiring a
About the Oversight Board
The Oversight Board makes binding and independent decisions about the most challenging content issues on Facebook and Instagram. Members of the Board include Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Prime Minister of Denmark, Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Michael McConnell, Director of Stanford’s Constitutional Law Center, and may other diverse leaders and thinkers from around the world. The Board issued its first decisions in January 2021.
The Oversight Board Administration is the team of full-time staff who supports Board Members in carrying out their duties. The Administration has a presence in London, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and operates with a global scope.
You can learn more about the Board at www.oversightboard.com.
Role and responsibilities
Joining the Oversight Board Administration is a chance to be part of an organization that will operate with the soul and pace of a start-up but have a global impact from day one – leading on some of the most prominent and challenging issues facing the tech industry and society. The Senior Officer of Strategy and Development will work independently with the Chief of Staff and the Administration Executive Team to facilitate cross-organization information flows, develop and ensure execution of strategic priorities, develop and implement knowledge management best practices, and advance the Director’s priorities across the organization. This role will preferably be based at the Administration's US location in Washington D.C. Oversight Board offers flexible hybrid remote working, so we welcome applications for those based across East Coast US states, to allow for collaboration of time zone.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Skills and Experience
Successful candidates are likely to have the following skills and experience:
BA or MA Preferred
Highly developed organizational intelligence
Strategic thinker with a demonstrable track record of effective institutional prioritization
Excellent track record of project management that highlights responsiveness and attention to detail
Open-minded and constructive approach to problem solving
Experience bringing multiple stakeholders together around a single set of goals
At least 8 years of related professional experience
Experience working with senior executives and boards or trustees
Demonstrated commitment to excellence and accuracy, with strong oral and written communication skills
Strong integrity, sound independent judgement, and ability to instill confidence while maintaining a growth mindset
What we can offer you
As well as a competitive annual salary of circa £94,000, we also offer an excellent market leading benefits package, covering a variety of areas, both professional and personal. These benefits include:
Oversight Board is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You will receive equal treatment regardless of age, mental or physical disability, gender, gender expression or gender identity (including transgender status), gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions) or maternity, race, colour, creed, nationality, ancestry, citizenship status, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.
We welcome all applications for this role. You will only be contacted if you have been shortlisted for this position. Please see our privacy notice here.
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