The opportunity:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use 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 $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

As the Head of Network Commercial Products, you will set the strategy and build a team to create cross border logistics products for customers who ship Ocean LCL (less than container load) and sometimes Air.  You pinpoint what is most important for customers and don’t hesitate to try new things to make global trade easier.  You understand what it takes to design logistics products that consolidate and deconsolidate shipment volumes to provide a reliable and resilient network.  

You will:

  • Define target customer segments, understand and prioritize their needs
  • Define product capabilities and work across teams to build and launch
  • Measure product performance and adoption
  • Eliminate non-value added activities and build processes that enable your team and products to scale
  • Establish guardrails to ensure success

You are:

  • A Results-Oriented Leader – You are focused on hitting objectives and delivering results. You have the experience to get things done.  Your commitment and energy empowers the team to go above and beyond when needed.
  • A Strategic Planner - You craft strategic plans to drive towards our vision, make plans that navigate ambiguity, and figure out how to deliver value today and enable scaling for the future.
  • A Calculated Risk Taker – You use data to make calculated decisions and you adjust as you learn as situations change.
  • Someone who embraces and exemplifies our six company values.

You should have:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in software product management 
  • 5+ years of experience in logistics or supply chain management 
  • You have experience building teams as well as leading through influence
  • Comfortable in a startup like environment and can operate independently to build and execute new products
  • Strong analytical skills.  You can take details and formulate a plan into a logical story.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfortable speaking publicly to large audiences
  • Proven leadership skills, ability to manage up and drive consensus among executive stakeholders
  • Partner with sales enablement to develop and deliver enablement for customer facing teams on product launches, sales engagements.

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use 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, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s 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 and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and 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 and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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

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