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Senior Product Manager, Marketplace

Company: Convoy
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, where even 10 years ago, most truck drivers did not have smartphones and paper driver logs were common. In 2015, Convoy launched the digital freight movement with an open and fully connected marketplace for brands and manufacturers to work directly with freight carriers who move truckload shipments throughout the country. This 'Digital Freight Network' is powered by machine learning and automation, and supported by a broad, ever-growing set of features that benefit both sides of the marketplace. We've been honored to work with some great companies, such as Unilever, The Home Depot, and Procter & Gamble. We've also been backed by world-class investors, including Google, YCombinator, Fidelity, Greylock, Generation IM, Lone Pine, T. Rowe Price, Baillie Gifford and the founders and CEOs of Amazon, Salesforce, eBay, LinkedIn, Expedia, Dropbox, Starbucks, and others. We are proud to have been named a CNBC Disruptor 50 Winner (3x), a Fast Company World Changing Idea, a LinkedIn Top Startup, a Forbes' Best Startup Employer, one of Fortune Magazine's 'Impact 20' list, a best place to work in Washington State, a BloombergNEF Pioneer winner, and more. This is your opportunity to collaborate with an incredible group of people and help transform the freight industry. Join Convoy and help us transport the world with endless capacity and zero waste. About You: In this role, you will own the strategy, roadmap and execution for Convoy's cost forecasting systems. Accurate cost forecasting is foundational to Convoy's entire business, as it powers how we price and manage risk for every shipment in our marketplace. You will work closely with research scientists, data scientists and engineers to deliver world class cost forecasting systems that respond seamlessly to changing market conditions, shipper-specific nuances and varying freight characteristics. You will also partner with marketplace growth, sales, account management, carrier and other product teams to understand market and customer nuances, deliver outstanding business performance and create a platform for other teams to build on. You Will: Strategy: Own the product strategy and roadmap for constantly improving cost forecasting Execution: You will be accountable for the accuracy and responsiveness of our cost forecast systems across all truck and freight types and extension of forecasting capabilities to accommodate new business use cases Cross functional partnership: Partner with marketplace growth, sales, account management, carrier and other product teams to understand market and customer nuances, deliver outstanding business performance and extend a platform for other teams to build on top Metrics & Experimentation: Define the goals for experiments and inform experimental design and measurement Optimization: Work closely with research and data scientists to optimize models and systems We're looking for someone who has: 5 years of proven success in Product Management Experience working with science and engineering teams High degree of statistical literacy and ability to think quantitatively Track record of leadership and influence without authority across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to synthesize data into articulate strategies & tactics Nice to haves: Experience in forecasting, pricing, trading, risk-management or a related field Proficiency in SQL - ability to pull data and complete analysis on your own Experience working on a marketplace product Experience in high growth environments Benefits: Employees' wellbeing is top of mind for the Convoy team. Outside of offering excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, we also offer the following: On demand mental and emotional health benefits through Lyra On demand primary care through 98.6 Generous paid time off Paid parental leave program Fertility benefit solutions via Progyny Child-care and adult/elder-care options through Bright Horizons Opportunity to join and contribute to one of our Employee Resource Groups Ability to make a real world impact Convoy is an equal-opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you're a passionate team player who wants to have an outsized impact on a diverse and dynamic team, we'd love to hear from you

Keywords: Convoy, Seattle , Senior Product Manager, Marketplace, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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