Vice President, Operations

Ref: 5868

Oversight Board

London or Washington D.C.

Role Managed by:

Henry Atkin

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6229

e: Henry.Atkin@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Social Impact and Environment

Salary & Benefits: The salary is competitive and commensurate with the experience required

Closing Date: 20/06/2022

Formal Interview Date: During mid-August

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Join us to tackle some of the most challenging issues facing the tech industry and society.

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 many other diverse leaders and thinkers from around the world. The Board issued its first decisions in January 2021.

We are currently seeking an exceptional individual to join as the Vice President, Operations, a role that is pivotal to the direction and success of the Oversight Board. Reporting to the Director of the Oversight Board Administration and as a member of Leadership Group, the Vice President, Operations will lead on the design and delivery of a cohesive and effective operations strategy which supports the Oversight Board in achieving its overarching mission and goals.

You will demonstrate a strong track record of managing multi-functional teams (human resources, financial, technology, security, risk management and/or facilities), and diverse stakeholders with competing priorities and incentives. You will bring significant experience of operational leadership with a preference for experience in digital media, human rights, freedom of expression and/or trust and safety. You will ensure that managers within the wider department have the resources, support and guidance necessary to achieve the objectives of the team as a whole, with proven experience of cultivating a motivating and enabling work environment. This should include experience of managing individuals with different cultural and professional backgrounds, spread across different geographies and time zones. Most importantly you will be passionate about our work and aligned with our mission and mindset. 

You can learn more about the Board at www.oversightboard.com

We have engaged with an Executive Search firm, Perrett Laver, who will be assisting with the recruitment process.

Please see below to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for this role.

To apply for this exciting role please visit: https://oversightboard.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=168 quoting reference 5868 in your application.

The deadline for applications is Monday 27th June 5pm BST/12pm ET/9am PT.

We would like to attract a truly global field for this role. Ideally, the role will be based London or Washington D.C. with some flexibility possible. The Oversight Board will provide both relocation and immigration support for successful candidates who may be based outside of the UK or USA.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with the experience required, (circa $310,000 per annum for East Coast based candidates and circa £200,000 per annum for UK based candidates). Oversight Board also offer an excellent market leading benefits package, covering a variety of areas, both professional and personal.

We welcome all applications for this role. 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.

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