Country Manager

Sagoon Nepal

Sagoon – an everyday household name in South Asia is becoming a favorite social media platform among the young population in Nepal and India. Thousands of users are joining Sagoon daily to Connect with friends, Share knowledge & experience, and Earn smart coins while spending time on the platform. The experience becomes more flattering with features like trending videos and mood…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 200000 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Top Level
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    Job Experience : 8+ Years
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jul 23, 2021

Job Description

Sagoon – an early-stage social e-commerce platform incorporated in the US, India, and Nepal, has a mission to bring family and friends closer. We build a meaningful, productive, and secure platform through our apps and services, so people connect and share knowledge and experience to add value to others. Together, we can help people build meaningful communities – we are just getting started.

Sagoon is looking for a Country Manager in Nepal who will run the overall operation, business, and growth in Nepal. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire and passion for fulfilling the Sagoon mission in Nepal – acquiring a user base of 21 million and redirect $180 million annual advertisement revenue to the Sagoon platform used for jobs creation and economic growth in Nepal.

What you have to perform?

  • Manage and perform the overall operation – hiring, finance, tax, legal, compliance, government, PR, Media, Marketing, customers, partners, and public affairs.
  • Develop marketing, partnership strategy, planning, and execution to acquire customer/users, sales, and revenue.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the broader Sagoon vision, ecosystem, and the competitive landscape in Nepal and overseas.
  • Partner with Product and Marketing in Nepal to localize our app and services, pricing, payment, and market-specific product offerings to meet local market needs to increase conversion.
  • Work closely with local market leaders to develop and execute the best strategies in each region.
  • Evaluate and communicate plans, progress, and results regularly to key stakeholders, achieve cross-functional alignment around goals and objectives, and drive decisions to maximize national performance.

Required Qualification & Experience

What skillset you need to perform this role?

We are looking for an entrepreneur mindset, a start-up working culture, and a strong desire to change the world or add value to the community.

  • Deeply passionate and have a fundamental understanding of the social media users, e-commerce space, market dynamic, digital advertisement, e-commerce sales, and overall market opportunity in Nepal.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in E-commerce on the internet or and software technology.
  • Experience with B2B and B2C business – strong communications, sales, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity in execution of complex, large-scale concepts clearly and able to handle the stress of workload.
  • Demonstrate national and international leadership quality to manage people, products, partners, and organizations.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, start-up environment, including user’s experience, A/B testing from idea to growth.
  • Willing to experiment, take risks, and move quickly to grow brand equity, acquire, and retain users.
  • Excellent communication and project management skill.
  • Experience living and working abroad or cultural working experience other than Nepali. Cross-functional and cross-cultural empathy is required – Hindi and English languages are the most.
  • BA/BS or MBA from overseas is desired
  • No ego – the best idea wins no matter where it comes from

The perks that we offer?

  • Chance to work closely with the core team and founders.
  • Opportunity to build the market from scratch
  • Opportunity to get the company’s Employees Stock option plan.
  • Attractive Salary: Minimum Rs. 200,000 monthly.

We care about you. We offer:

  • Medical & Accidental Insurance
  • Paid leaves and Public holidays
  • Provident Fund
  • Gratuity Fund
  • Festival Bonus
  • Competitive salary and regular salary reviews
  • Tea & Coffee
  • 5 workdays and relax on weekends
  • A vibrant and active culture including team lunches & Dinner, happy hours, movie nights, sporting events, and a book club.

How to Apply

If the vacancy appeals to you and matches your interest, send an email to The email should include the following:

  • Your CV/Resume
  • The position you are applying for as the subject

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this lockdown. This role is expected to begin as a remote position until we resume the office.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We thrive on inclusivity here at Sagoon. We believe in creating a workplace where our people feel included, respected, valued and facilitate an environment that fosters innovation and creativity.