Senior Product Manager, Visibility
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Build the world's best solution for answering the question
"where's my stuff?"
Flexport's Visibility Service is the cornerstone product for
Flexport's evolution into becoming the global platform for trade.
The Visibility team delivers universal visibility of freight across
transportation modes (Ocean, Air, Rail, Truck, Barge, etc.) with
the ease of a Google search. Be a part of the team helping to
expand and deliver this service and help grow Flexport to be not
only the top freight forwarder, but a true global operating system
To power the Visibility Service, we need data. Lots and lots of
data. We are looking to hire a Senior Product Manager to lead our
cross-mode efforts to acquire and ingest the enormous amount of
data necessary to track our clients' freight.
Reporting to the Group Product Manager for Visibility, you will
solve a fundamental customer need in a complex, fragmented domain,
answering the questions "Where's my stuff?" and "How's my stuff
doing?" for Flexport's freight shipments.
Coordinate and prioritize the roadmap between Engineering, Business
Operations, and Customer needs.
Deepen relationships with carriers, integrators, and other sources
of data to help track freight automatically and with high
Leverage the team's domain knowledge of freight forwarding and
global logistics to define, refine, test, deploy, and support the
Visibility services that we deliver to our external and internal
Collaborate and engage both with your internal peers and the larger
logistics community to deepen your domain knowledge and help
evangelize our service.
Manage a team of 2 or more Product Managers
You Should Have
5 to 7 years of product management experience, including deep
expertise of the software development lifecycle and product
management best practices
People management experience, either formally or informally (peer
mentor, extracurricular, etc.)
Business acumen - you understand the levers of the business, how to
relate the shipping of specific features all the way up to the
company's financial health, and the ability to articulate the
reasons why certain software investments are necessary
Be relentlessly data-driven. The Visibility team's product is data
and you will be expected to eat, drink, and breathe the data from
A strong sense of ownership - you can work independently and lead a
product development team with many cross-team dependencies and
Ability to navigate ambiguity - given an open-ended task, you are
able to build a plan, stick to it as long as it makes sense but be
willing to change when evidence suggests it
Strong communication skills - you can write clearly, speak
intelligently, and bring stakeholders along as you craft a
Play the Long Game - You can see around corners and plan 18-24
months ahead in terms of what needs to get built so the business
accomplishes its objectives. You relentlessly defend your roadmap
from distractions and can stay the course
Bias for Action - You are internally driven to start work with
little guidance. You'd rather ask for forgiveness than for
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 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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