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Workplace Manager

Flexport

Flexport

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023

A place to do your best work:

Flexport is on a mission to fix the user experience in Global Trade. We are the first licensed freight forwarder and customs brokerage built around a modern tech stack. We help the world's fastest growing brands manage their international supply chains, providing a fully-managed service for moving products between any two places on the planet.

Started in 2013, we've raised $204M from investors that include Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & more.

To keep up with our growth, we’re looking for a smart and passionate Workplace Manager for our growing team to help in building and scaling business expansion projects. Keep reading!

What you’ll do:

  • Manage offices and/or warehouses as they come online in your territory.
  • Partner with the Regional Head of Real Estate & Workplace on new office location set up and opening
  • Communicate with building management, assuring the office operates within building rules and regulations.
  • Manage space planning efforts and all internal office moves.
  • Support strategies and events to keep employees active and engaged in Flexport culture
  • Manage all vendors across facilities and office-related functions.
  • Help maintain the appearance of the office conference rooms, kitchens, and common areas.
  • Keep the office in compliance with monthly audits and hold the team accountable to a high standard of security for employee safety.
  • Ability to oversee and manage to an assigned budget
  • Work in conjunction with IT Help Desk implementing cross-functional projects
  • Admin support and additional projects as needed
  • Work to implement strategies and events to keep employees active and engaged in Flexport culture

What you’ll need:

  • A BS/BA degree and/or comparable experience required.
  • 3+ years of managerial experience in workplace, ideally in a high-growth environment of 300 plus people in the facility
  • Previous experience managing direct reports
  • Experience in setting up new offices is a plus
  • A demonstrated ability to lead and build trusting, collaborative relationships within the team
  • A passion for people. You are smart, thoughtful, emotionally intelligent, and excited to bring out the best in people
  • Strong communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments within a complex organization
  • A structured and organized approach to your work
  • A strong sense of urgency and personal accountability (you take the initiative to make things happen)
  • Professionalism including the ability to make a good first impression and demonstrate respectful, friendly, and welcoming behavior