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Account Manager I, Singapore

Flexport

Flexport

Sales & Business Development
Singapore
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. 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.

The opportunity:

We are looking for a highly adaptable, hands-on, and entrepreneurial individual to join our Singapore-based team. As part of the Account Management team, your mission will be to proactively strengthen our client relationships by developing and implementing solutions for their critical supply chain challenges. This is a unique opportunity to help expand our business in Asia. You will support the growth of our market share with existing clients and help identify new targets in the Asia Pacific region.

You will:

  • Develop and launch innovative solutions tailored to the needs of our largest and most complex global freight forwarding clients.
  • Accelerate the growth of all services within the Flexport portfolio, including Air, Ocean, Trade Advisory, Customs, and Fulfillment.
  • Collaborate with destination teams in the US and Europe to identify expansion opportunities with existing accounts, increasing Flexport’s market share.
  • Work cross-functionally with Supply Chain Operations, Procurement, Account Solutions, Implementation, Legal, Industry SMEs, and Trade and Financial Services teams to develop and execute client strategies that maximize outcomes.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with executive-level customer contacts and key stakeholders at some of the world’s largest brands.
  • Stay informed about the latest industry and supply chain developments to proactively educate and support your clients through change.

You should have:

  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a proven history of delivering innovation and driving results.
  • Skilled in navigating complex global team structures to achieve desirable outcomes.
  • Experienced in building and leveraging global client relationships to expand business partnerships.
  • Passionate about team success, with the ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Adopts a hands-on, results-oriented approach, and is both accessible and approachable.
  • A strategic thinker and disciplined planner, capable of operationalizing strategic plans and maintaining organization.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills across all channels.
  • Exceptional at negotiation and problem-solving.
  • Aware of global business cultural differences, adapting style and approach accordingly.
  • Highly collaborative, with a history of building strong internal and external relationships.
  • Upholds high integrity and ethics, aligning with Flexport’s values.
  • Committed to a "compliance first" attitude to satisfy regulators in our heavily regulated industry.

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At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global commerce easy and accessible 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.