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Partner Procurement Associate

Team

Partnerships

Location

Singapore

Partner Procurement Associate

Join us to solve real world problems while shaping the future of global trade.

Procurement Operations within our Partner Team is a new and fast growing team that directly supports a company-wide strategic initiative focused on the procure-to-pay (P2P) process. In this role, you’ll be building a cost database that unites global contracts in a centralized repository and in a standardized format, allowing for automation and optimization across several internal processes.

Procurement Operations Associates are end-to-end owners of Partner Charges data that is the backbone of service offerings to our customers. As such, you will conduct analysis and research on data while also looking at the overarching procurement process and trade lane fundamentals.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee third-party data entry of Partner controlled charges into a global cost database.
  • Provide guidance on how to structure disparate data formats, keeping in mind freight market fundamentals
  • Drive attainment on key metrics; analyze trends and distributions in large datasets in Looker and/or Excel, conduct root cause analysis, and recommend corrective action
  • Conduct data audits and flag discrepancies
  • Conduct research, drive process improvement, and scope out tool development, including working cross functionally with internal stakeholders from Makers, Process Excellence and finance
  • Conduct benchmarking exercises with our Partner community
  • Support our commercial pricing processes by involvement in bids/tenders 
  • Liaise with our Partners to align the technical features with needs and capabilities

What you’ll need:

  • Minimum 1-2 years experience
  • Experience with quantitative and/or qualitative analysis in Excel and/or Looker, including pivot tables and data distributions 
  • Desire to learn new concepts 
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Love problem solving and have a strong analytical mindset.
  • Being comfortable working in ambiguity 
  • Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it!
  • To bring a ground floor execution with strategic vision

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

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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