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 : Aug 30, 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.

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

Required Qualification & Experience

What skill set 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

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.