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daraz.com.np

Launched in 2012, Daraz is South Asia's online shopping and selling destination of choice present in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Nepal. Supported by a wide range of tailored marketing, data, and service solutions, the pioneering ecommerce ecosystem in South Asia has 30,000 sellers and 500 brands, serving 5 million consumers. With 2 million products available, Daraz offers a diverse assortment of products in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household goods, beauty, fashion, sports equipment, and groceries. Focused on providing an excellent customer experience, it offers multiple payment methods including cash-on-delivery, comprehensive customer care and hassle-free returns. Daraz is owned by Alibaba Group Holding Limited.

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Marketing / Advertising / Customer Service
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jul. 28, 2019 23:55 (4 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Other Specification
  • Master’s degree in business or engineering disciplines from top university with minimum 2 years of experience in the related field 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal with proven ability to represent your organization in external meetings with senior stakeholders 
  • Negotiation track-record and demonstrated ability to influence others 
  • Must be a good communicator and negotiator and have interpersonal skills to effectively maintain vendor relationships 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize them and meet deadlines 
  • Team spirit and enthusiasm about learning 
  • Able to create a strategy/plan for category campaigns aligning with the team

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced, decisive, and innovative Category head to join our expanding organization. 

  • Maintaining attractive content for a large and diverse portfolio of products 
  • Ensuring all product page data is structured in line and manage price competitiveness, assortment and stock availability 
  • Visit vendors when necessary to inspect products, communicate any product or price questions, negotiate contracts to get the desired pricing, analyze multiple vendors to decide which to use for a particular product 
  • Communicate with marketing team on promotions and campaigns 
  • Liaising with suppliers concerning details of new and existing products, ensuring consistency of the categories (pricing, products, banners, brands) 
  • Ensuring the correct product images are displayed, arranging new photography where necessary
  • Collaborating with the production team on uploading new products on the website 
  • Maximizing the effectiveness of current product pages; ensuring they are fully optimized 
  • Managing and driving customer reviews and assisting with wider team with commercial report building in Excel 
  • Working with cross-functional teams to resolve any issues impacting brand performance on Daraz (operations, fulfillment services, marketing, finance etc.) 
  • Lead a team of 4/5 Vendor Manager’s and keep track of all their reporting and guide them when necessary 

What We Offer: 

  • An international working environment in a start-up setting, and the unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders, including Lazada and Alibaba teams 
  • Work closely with country and group level management to build e-commerce in Nepal 
  • Hands-on experience in leading a team and growing a business 
  • Rigorous training and exposure in team management, leadership, online marketing, business analytics and operations 
  • Five days working week (Monday to Friday) 
  • Benefit package: Provident Fund, Gratuity, Fuel Expenses, Employee Discount, Mobile top ups and data pack, Accidental Insurance, Medical Insurance, Full annual health check-up 


Applying Procedure
  • Please click on the following link and apply for the position: https://careers.daraz.com/jobs/index.html?country=np 
  • If you have been referred by a current or past Daraz employee, please mention the referrer’s full name and contact information in the cover letter itself

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