Strategic Partner Manager, Telco Ecosystem Partnerships

Apply by Sunday 1 October

Company: Meta

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Mobile partnerships at Meta is key to our mission to build community and bring the world closer together via connectivity and access. We are looking for a creative thinker to grow our partnerships across EMEA. This presents a unique opportunity for you to work with leading telco partners across the region and contribute to the success of our family of apps by bringing more people to a faster internet. The projects you will be involved in range from commercially advancing mobile experiences and business messaging to fixed infrastructure developments and the Metaverse. As the face of our brand, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and evolving our position with the telco ecosystem. In the first few months we would expect to see you forge strong partner relationships on all levels, understand their business, their priorities and be close to signing your first deal. As you gain experience, you will be leading your own deals, viewed as an indispensable strategic advisor by our partners and our cross-functional team members, interfacing with most parts of Meta.

Strategic Partner Manager, Telco Ecosystem Partnerships Responsibilities:

  • Be a trusted & meaningful contact for Meta's key telco partners with frequent exchange at all levels and with all relevant partner teams
  • Understand partners businesses and drive a long-term sustainable partnership via our programs
  • Develop and help drive our telco partner strategy to support our continued success
  • Drive partners through launch process and liaise with internal Meta teams
  • Understand and manage cross functional project interdependencies to achieve project objectives for Meta and partners
  • Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and take reasonable actions
  • Act as an internal and external advocate for our mobile partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience working within or with the telco industry
  • Experience in functions like product, strategy, innovation
  • Experience in influencing, pitching ideas effectively and engaging relevant XFN partners to drive results
  • Negotiation skills to navigate complex deals and understand legal language, facilitate meaningful conversations that lead to forming strategic partnerships
  • Managing complex projects with large international (multicultural) team and ability to deliver results in a fast paced environment
  • In-depth market knowledge to spot opportunities and build out a compelling proposition that offers mutual value
  • Experience in collaborating with cross-functional teams, understand their priorities and build relationships (internal partners will include Product, Engineering, Sales, Operations, Finance, Marketing, and Legal)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Fluency in Spanish, French or German

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.