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Build the Application that powers global trade

The Opportunity

Trade is highly collaborative, with multiple parties interacting across the globe. Our vision is to unite modern technology with human collaboration to raise the access & quality of trade. We want to make trade accessible to all. You will be a part of solving some of the toughest challenges in the industry.

Join us in innovating & automating the Freight Forwarding experience for our internal Operations & Client Solution Teams, as well as our worldwide Partners.  

You will:

  • Work closely with our Business, Operations, & Technology teams to develop a product strategy & roadmap to help build a scalable & reliable freight forwarding application
  • Help set Flexports 3-5 year strategy & how we will get there, as well as own & deliver complex features & products that improve Customer experience & drive operational efficiency
  • Inspire & lead cross-functional teams of engineers, product managers, designers, data analysts, & domain experts to deliver on the product vision
  • Participate in research & user discovery with internal teams & external partners
  • Become a domain expert: understand the market, Flexports systems, & the competitive landscape
  • Work with a global tech team across Bellevue, San Francisco, Chicago, Shenzhen, Shanghai, & Amsterdam

You should have:

  • At least 5+ years of product management or relevant work experience
  • Experience launching complex products & driving impact through a cross-functional leadership team
  • Business acumen - you understand the levers of the business & know how to set & drive KPIs
  • A strong sense of ownership - you can work independently & lead a smoothly running product development team with many cross-team dependencies & impacts
  • Experience navigating ambiguity - given an open-ended task, you deliver great work!
  • Great communication skills - you can communicate effectively, write strong product requirements, & drive consensus across functions & teams
  • Executive presence: you can hold your own with our senior leadership team
  • A growth Mindset - you care about team culture & want to help Flexport scale our organization by improving & elevating our PM team & processes by identifying process improvements & mentoring others
  • Fluency with written & spoken English

Bonus if you have:

  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree or equivalent
  • Logistics or a SaaS Mid-Market / Enterprise product experience
  • Experience working at a company that has scaled quickly
  • Developed products with a global audience

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. Thats why its our mission to make it easy & accessible for everyone. Were shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology & exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizesfrom emerging brands to Fortune 500suse Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8B, were experiencing record growth & are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions & people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, & the environment? Come join us.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Dont be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. Thats why its important to bring people from diverse backgrounds & experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. Thats why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated & engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating & nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical & mental disability, health status, marital & family status, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, military & veteran status, & any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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