Why project44? 

At project44 we’re on a mission - to make supply chains work.  

project44 optimizes the movement of products globally, delivering better resiliency, sustainability, and value for our customers. As the supply chain connective tissue, we operate the most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks more than 1 billion shipments annually for the world’s leading brands. The undisputed leader in the market, project44 was named the Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, #1 in FreightWaves’ FreightTech 25, and the Customer’s Choice in Gartner Peer Insights’ Voice of the Customer report. project44 is headquartered in Chicago with a diverse and fast-growing, global workforce.  

If you’re eager to be part of a winning team that works together to solve some of the most challenging supply chain challenges every day, let’s talk. 

Description: 

You’re looking for next opportunity as a Principal Product Manager to bring the passion, work ethic and expertise needed to lead key product initiatives at a fast-growing tech startup. You are very enthusiastic about managing the complete product lifecycle to ensure success in terms of both revenue and the timely release of new products and capabilities. You thrive working closely with your counterparts on the Development team to ensure successful product delivery as well as collaborate with extended team members in Marketing, Sales, Support, and other departments. 

 What you’re most excited for:  

  • Articulate a product strategy leading to solutions that continuously and incrementally improve product culture 
  • Manage challenges for your engineering team, and always ensure they have a strong understanding of customer problems, why those are important, and a robust backlog of well-defined use cases to solve 
  • Work with marketing, sales enablement, and customer success teams to launch new capabilities in a way that empowers those teams to make customers successful 
  • Define and drive success via OKRs and KPIs for end users along a funnel of adoption after launch, troubleshooting areas of friction, and delivering solutions to reduce adoption obstacles 
  • Assess market competition by comparing project44’s products to competitors' products. 
  • Analyze data and collaborate with customers, partners, and x-functional stakeholders to understand the broader business needs and build consensus 
  • Represent project44 as a domain and product expert during customer interaction 

Requirements & Skills:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline that has propelled you to build tech chops in your career, from computer science to business. 
  • 5+ years of Product Management leadership, experience building enterprise SaaS 
  • Experience building and driving a roadmap, based in customer needs, with a clear path to incremental delivery  
  • Experience presenting to executive leadership, participating in the sales cycle, and handling sensitive customer escalations  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to rapidly develop and cultivate relationships with peers, partners, and key influencers across a software business  
  • Passion and empathy for the product and for our users and strong belief in the mission of creating customer and user value. 
  • Ability to self-manage and act with autonomy. 
  • Detail oriented, but also strategic. You should be able to context switch from guiding on implementation details to giving a company presentation with ease and aplomb. 
  • This position may require travel to global project44, customers, and partner locations. 
  • Supply chain and/or logistics experience is a plus. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

At project44, we're designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. As we work to deliver a truly world-class product and experience, we are also intentionally building teams that reflect the unique communities we serve. We’re focused on creating a company where all team members can bring their authentic selves to work every day. 

We’re building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for, and our journey of becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organization, where all have a sense of belonging, is shaped through the actions of our leadership, global teams and individual team members. We are resolute in our belief that each team member has an equal responsibility to mold and uphold our culture. 

project44 is an equal opportunity employer seeking to enrich our work environment by creating opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we’d love to review your application! 

For any needed accommodations during the hiring process, please email recruiting@project44.com. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above job description you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements. 

More about project44  

Since 2014, project44 has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continue to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we have created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world’s leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences. 

 

A candidate will be asked to conduct a pre-employment criminal back ground screening test as a standard routine to minimize moral & integrity risks among our staff and to ensure Project44 is compliant with its internal pre-employment screening policy and SOC 2, Sarbanes Oxley Act and ISO 27001 compliance. We will only ask you to conduct a criminal background check when we believe it is proportionate to the role that you will fulfil within your team and/or department   A criminal  back ground check will be facilitated by our third party vendor Accurate who will assist you to get the appropriate documents from authorities in the country where you will be employed.  Depending on the country where you will be employed your local authority will provide a Certificate of Conduct or similar document upon your request.  If there are any costs related to screening, these will be borne by Project44. When our vendor Accurate will reach out to, you will be asked for your consent. We would like to emphasize  that at all time you can decide  to withdraw from the application process and/or to withdraw the consent to perform a screening test.

 

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