Director of Carrier & Posts Regulatory Compliance

Shippo

Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Regulatory Affairs
  • Post Date: 05/27/2021
  • Website: goshippo.com
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About Shippo

Shippo lowers the barriers to shipping for businesses around the world. As free and fast shipping becomes the norm, better access to shipping is a competitive advantage for businesses.

Job Description

Before you read on, take a look around you. Chances are, pretty much everything you see has been shipped, often multiple times, in order to get there. E-commerce is exploding, and with it, parcel shipping is becoming a meaningful factor in a business' ability to succeed. Creating a compelling shipping experience for customers is hard but necessary.
 
At Shippo, our goal is to level the playing field by providing businesses access to shipping tools and terms that would not be available to them otherwise.
 
Shippo lowers the barriers to shipping for businesses around the world. As free and fast shipping becomes the norm, better access to shipping is a competitive advantage for businesses. Through Shippo, e-commerce businesses, marketplaces, and platforms are able to connect to multiple shipping carriers around the world from one API and dashboard. Businesses can get shipping rates, print labels, automate international documents, track shipments, and facilitate returns.
 
Internally, we think of Shippo as the building blocks of shipping. Shippos are a diverse set of individuals. We look for cultural and skill fit in every new person. Join us to build the foundations of something great, roll up your sleeves, and get important work done everyday. Founded in 2013, we are a proud team based out of San Francisco. Shippo’s investors include D1 Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Uncork Capital, VersionOne Ventures, FundersClub, and others.
 
The Director of Carrier Regulatory Compliance will be the primary liaison between carriers and Postal Administrations and Shippo in all matters related to assuring regulatory compliance of Shippo’s products, technology, and infrastructure with applicable rules and regulations. 
 
 

Responsibilities

    • Maintain relationships with Postal Authorities and Carriers to understand changes to regulations and policies.
    • Develop and maintain, centralized source of Global Postal and Carrier Information Assets.
    • Help represent Shippo at Industry Associations including PSA, PostCom, 21st Century Package Coalition, IMAG, UPU, and others.  
    • Work with internal stakeholders and decision-makers to identify the impact of proposed regulatory compliance changes.
    • Serves as a project manager on key compliance initiatives and audits.
    • Create and manage effective action plans in response to audit discoveries and compliance findings.
    • Support the VP of Carrier Partnership to enforce compliance (and establish where needed) SOPs and /or best practices relative to Postal and Carrier management.

Requirements

    • 10+ years Postal/ Carrier compliance relationship management experience.
    • Establish and maintain key relationships with Postal and carrier officials.
    • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
    • Detailed oriented and able to understand how one change might affect downstream processes.
    • Experience driving both short and long-term initiatives to completion within specified timelines and cross-functional teams.
    • Ability to create effective relationships, influence, and collaborate at all organizational levels and with cross-functional partners.
    • Experience working closely with industry association representatives.
    • Executional focus – do what it takes to keep things moving in the right direction.
    • Experience at a start-up or small/mid-sized company is a plus.

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