Program Manager, People
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Build the programs to help Flexport grow
We're looking for a highly capable program manager to join the
Chief Impact Officer's Office and manage high profile change
initiatives to design through completion. Flexport's Impact team is
composed of Brand, Creative, Marketing, Communications, People,
Enablement, and .Org teams. The role of the Impact team is to make
exponentially positive impacts on our business across brand,
culture & community.
Our Program Manager will support key programs around the company,
identify opportunities and risks, and help us elevate the level of
corporate operations of Flexport. This person will drive
operational and tactical efforts of key projects important to the
company and critical to our future success by organizing,
coordinating, and enabling key stakeholders . Examples of such
programs include: IPO Readiness, Knowledge Management Overhaul,
Operational Effectiveness of Impact Team, HR Systems & Data
Architecture, & Hybrid Work Model Development.
This role is ideal for a highly organized individual with excellent
communication skills, experience tracking both technical and
non-technical projects, a desire to grow as a business leader and
the tenacity to drive work forward. This role is an exciting
opportunity to contribute to the corporate strategy and help shape
and define the roadmap for the coming years.
Lead key company-wide projects and initiatives from planning to
Gather, track, and organize deliverables from multiple,
Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to determine
Foster a culture of continuous improvement by taking feedback and
learning to iterate on design.
Act as a change agent and effectively utilize change management
methodologies when deploying solutions and processes.
Build strong relationships with leaders across Flexport.
You Should Have
5+ years of demonstrated experience leading complex, global
programs and processes
A passion for project management and organization
The ability to think critically and strategically
An interest to take a consultative and data-driven analytical
approach to solving complex problems
Strong time management skills with a sense of urgency - proven
ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects
A knack for collaboration and relationship building, with global
stakeholders at all levels
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with strong
executive presence; you are skilled in packaging and presenting
complex analysis and recommendations clearly
Strong spreadsheet, slide and narrative building skills
Certifications in program management and change management tools
and methodologies is a plus
A deep knowledge of Flexport's core business is a plus
Self starter attitude - willing to chase work down and love the
responsibility of being empowered
Comfortable operating in an ambiguous environment
We believe trade can move the human race forward. That's why it's
our mission to make global trade easy for everyone. Flexport is
building the platform for global logistics, empowering buyers,
sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and
services to grow and innovate. Today, companies of all sizes-from
emerging brands to Fortune 500s-use Flexport technology to move
more than $10B of merchandise across 112 countries every year.
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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