Global Accessibility & Compliance Lead

Facebook | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 7/30/2020

The People Compliance & Data Privacy (PCDP) team provides innovative HR compliance solutions that create business value through risk mitigation, proactive program design and strategic cross-functional partnerships. As part of the International People Compliance pillar, the Global Accessibility & Compliance Lead will design and drive our Accessibility program. We are looking for a leader and team player to help evolve and implement our long-term roadmap and take our existing programs to the next level.

Global Accessibility & Compliance Lead Responsibilities

  • Accessibility Roadmap: Provide accessibility subject matter expertise and guidance to cross-functional teams (e.g. hardware, software, facilities) to clarify accessibility requirements and acceptance criteria

  • Facilitate and leverage internal and external network of partners to drive global accessibility standards for facilities design, systems/tools and events

  • Provide context to legal/regulatory accessibility requirements and help identify scalable strategies and tooling across company

  • Monitor progress in resolving accessibility opportunities while considering priorities and deadlines

  • Continue to scale and enhance strategies in an effort to build a best-in-class program

  • Drive process improvement for all program elements, including documentation of program elements

  • Management and Engagement: Increase awareness of regulatory obligations through training & communication

  • Use influence to drive engagement and accountability across partners, at all levels, in support of company standards and requirements

  • Develop cross-functional partnerships with Learning, D&I and Policy teams to contribute to directional strategy for disability inclusion

  • Provide guidance and policy & compliance inputs to employee resource groups

  • Compliance and Reporting: Drive innovative and compliant continuous improvement to global disability self-identification efforts

  • Set and monitor parameters for use of data/metrics relating to accessibility & disability

  • Monitor outreach events and related data for reporting and insights to influence compliance recruitment strategy

  • Build cross-functional partnerships to support & inform tailored strategies to reach qualified candidates and employees with disabilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years knowledge of/experience with internal/employee Accessibility requirements

  • Familiarity with hiring legislation and requirements across global markets

  • Knowledge of/experience with WCAG standards, U.S. accessibility related to the ADA as well as applicable global disability legislation

  • Experience with project design and management

  • Experience presenting to internal and external groups

  • Experience at a Corporate level communication, collaboration and facilitation skills

  • Experience innovating and influencing cross-functionally, at all levels

  • Experience working collaboratively across globally distributed teams

  • Experience working independently and remotely

Preferred Qualifications

  • HR experience with particular depth in Affirmative Action, HR Program Management and/or HR Compliance

  • Experience with data-driven programs, research and analytics

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

  • Experience in fast-paced dynamic environment

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.

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