HR Generalist



People & HR
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 17, 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.

Flexport is reinventing global trade.

The opportunity:

As a single-threaded HR leader in the India & Vietnam market, the Human Resources Manager provides an exciting opportunity to contribute your experiences and passion for all things talent and people in a complex and global business. This individual will drive and partner with an India & Vietnam based business team and support employees' experiences there. The role will report into the Director of People APAC and will be part of the APAC People team.

This role will be responsible for the development of Flexport’s India & Vietnam people experiences, including: employee hiring, onboarding, talent management & development, talent review & processes, performance management processes, promotion processes, employee engagement and off boarding processes, the whole employee lifecycle in India & Vietnam countries. In addition, this role will play a critical role in presenting Flexport culture & values.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess the ability to be both a strategic thinker and a hands-on leader. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying challenges within the People function and implementing innovative solutions to drive efficiency and effectiveness.

Collaboration with Tech Leaders, Business Leaders, support functions, and global & regional business partners will be key to success in this role. The successful candidate will have a results-oriented mindset, strong business acumen, and a relentless work ethic.

If you are a proactive problem-solver with a passion for driving change and improving processes, we want to hear from you. Join our team and make a meaningful impact on our organization's People function.

You will:

  1. Lead efforts to achieve operational excellence and enhance efficiency in people processes, actively contributing to the successful implementation of global and regional HR programs.
  2. Act as a strategic partner to Tech, business leaders, and employees at all levels, providing consultation and guidance on HR matters as a trusted counselor.
  3. Collaborate closely with global & regional HR functions, including Recruiting, People Solutions, People Business Partner, Compensation & Benefit and other HR functions to align efforts with business and HR objectives, ensuring seamless HR service delivery and impactful outcomes.
  4. Ensure strict adherence to local employment laws and regulations, maintaining a high standard of compliance within the organization.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of business needs and trends to help drive the business forward.
  6. Partner with hiring leaders and broader Recruiting team to identify, evaluate, and guide candidates through our hiring process, partner with different HR functions to handle onboarding, performance management, Employee development, HR programs, off boarding, Employee relations, HR compliance etc all HR matters.
  7. Contribute to the Employee Experiences and help us champion our Flexport Culture.

You should have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in HR Management or a related field.
  2. 8-11 years of progressive HR experiences directly supporting employees and leaders at a MNC high-growth company or start-up.
  3. Strong knowledge of India & Vietnam labor law and local regulations.
  4. Advanced knowledge of HR policies and practices especially on local C&B.
  5. Preferred experiences supporting a Tech business.
  6. HR generalist background, demonstrated competence in various HR functions areas: employee lifecycle.
  7. Action-orientated, with a sense of urgency and willingness to fill the gap, collaborator with an ability to work well both independently and in a team environment, and excellent at working cross-functionally with other business departments.
  8. Ability to be comfortable being challenged and decision making in a complex working environment.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why we bring in people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with industry veterans to help move the 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 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.