Flexport
Flexport helps make global trade both easy and accessible to everyone.
Seattle, WA

Product Manager II, Marketplace at Flexport

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The opportunity:

Are you looking for the opportunity to make an immediate impact on a global, trillion dollar industry? If so then Flexport might be the place for you. Flexport  is on a mission to make global trade easier -and more efficient- for everyone. We are revolutionizing an industry that touches every person on Earth, every day. This means solving some of the world’s most complex challenges, while our company grows at a breakneck speed. 


We’re looking for an organized, motivated and detail-oriented person to join the Product Management Marketplace team to lead quoting and pricing products. As part of the Marketplace team, you’ll contribute to projects that structure, manage and present all of the services offerings that Flexport provides - basically helping to build the internal infrastructure that will enable Flexport’s scale. 

The ideal candidate brings strong business acumen and curiosity to a complex domain and strives to make the most intelligent products ever built in the industry. As Product Manager, you’ll need to drive alignment across a complex landscape with data and be open to learn from and teach industry veterans. You’ll get the chance to work on products that are both zero to one and maturing with thousands of users. You’ll also get a chance to be help shape the future of the Marketplace team. 

You will:
  • Develop a customer-first product vision for improving the user experience of our quoting and pricing products
  • Help to build strategic vision for quoting and pricing, and work backwards from this vision to create short and long-term roadmaps
  • Become a domain expert, deeply understanding the market and competitive landscape to solve real problems with technology
  • Develop products that reduce the cognitive load on the user, and are simple and effective
  • Dive into the data, developing meaningful business objectives and metrics to measure your team’s progress
  • Establish and continuously improve Flexport’s product processes
  • Learn to work with and balance the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders across Flexport’s quoting and pricing products
You should have:
  • 3+ years experience as a Product Manager, preferably within both startup and complex environments
  • Demonstrated expertise quoting / pricing approaches, the ability to bring lessons learned and best practices to create a world-class vision
  • Crystal clear written, spoken, and presentation skills, with a bias toward over-communication and inclusivity
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and ability to relentlessly prioritize and focus on key deliverables
  • Experience crafting long term vision and quarterly roadmaps from market insights and customer research
  • Ability to contribute to a highly complex set of products in a rapidly changing domain
  • Business acumen with curiosity to learn and become an expert on a complex product
  • Proven experience transforming independent products into a cohesive platform

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 $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.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?
  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.
  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers.
  • 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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Where we are

Our office is right in the heart of historic Seattle, steps from Pike Place Market and surrounded by food, music, art, and ocean and mountain views.
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What are Flexport Perks + Benefits

Flexport Benefits Overview

Flexport is an employee forward company. We know that life comes first and want you to take the time you need with our flexible paid time off program. We offer 100% covered health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K, performance bonuses, stock with a 10-year tax option, commuter benefits, a generous maternity (18 weeks with a phase back program that offers reduced hours and flexible schedule during their first month back) and paternity leave (8 weeks), free lunch and snacks, dog-friendly offices, pay equity, career advancement, and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We're proud that we collectively speak over 40 languages and live on 3 continents. We strive to create a workplace where candidates, employees, and all community members within Flexport’s ecosystem of connected organizations are encouraged to share their stories, celebrate their cultures, and learn from one another. Joining Flexport means joining a truly global community.

An Insider's view of Flexport

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Seattle office is incredibly collaborative, fun, and full of energy. Whether it’s spinning a prize wheel for birthday gifts or having offsite events on a boat, our office always finds ways to come together and appreciate one another for the work that we do.

Dylan

Data Operations Associate

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m excited to be working on improving the performance of our teams using data-driven analysis. Combining what I already know about data with everything I still have to learn about operations will be a great challenge that I'm ready to take on!

Seema

Data Operations Associate

What makes someone successful on your team?

Knowing how to be a team player. At Flexport, you can't grow the business alone. That means dropping what you’re doing to help the person next to you, dive head first into a problem, and take initiative when you see a gap. The people on our teams come from a diverse pool of work experience, so there's always someone who can offer their expertise.

Cayla

Global Operations Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Flexport is customer-obsessed, and thus our direction must be influenced by the ever-changing needs of our clients. Our teams collaborate closely with our clients to learn what truly impacts their supply chains, and it's our responsibility to unlock and create value by funneling those insights into our own work and throughout the rest of Flexport.

Pete

Senior Global Operations Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

The opportunities to grow your career at Flexport are vast. Expansions globally and domestically provide you the ability to master your work, but also expand your day to day and round out your experience. In addition, weekly meetings with your manager provide you the opportunity to state your career goals and discuss ways to achieve them.

Aaron

Global Operations Associate

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