Project Manager -  Import & Export

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.

Project Manager - Import & Export

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Sales / Public Relations
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 28, 2019 23:55 (3 months, 2 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Other Specification
  • Around 2 to 3 years of experience in a similar role all of which has been gained from the logistics or e-commerce industry or in regulatory agencies related to import/export trade 
  • Minimum Bachelor ‘s degree in Supply Chain, Finance or Business preferred 
  • Good organizational and communication skills, able to respond well and work under pressure and has a positive can-do attitude 
  • Substantial successful experience of delivering services, managing business cycles, inventory & e-commerce with dynamic inter personal skills 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills 
  • International mindset with proven ability to work across different cultures and locations

Job Description

For the rapid expansion of our Import/Export business (which we call Cross Border, and is shown to customers as Daraz Global on our app), we are looking for a candidate that can develop, coordinate and lead our international business in Nepal. We are looking for a self-driven personality that can take responsibility across various functions and drive this important function in the right direction. 

Job Description:

  • The candidate will be responsible for the overall performance of Daraz Cross Border business in Nepal (Onsite, Commercial, Marketing, Buyer Analysis, Product Selection & close coordination with PR, Finance and Operations) 
  • The candidate will be responsible for developing and executing product selection and strategies for Daraz cross border business 
  • For the success of the Cross Border business it will be required to be in frequent contact with colleagues from the regional cross border team, local category managers as well as our seller management team in Shenzhen, China 
  • The candidate needs to develop and maintain very detailed insights into the current Nepalese e- commerce markets to inform the product selection and pricing strategy vis-à-vis competitors 
  • The candidate shall be sensitive to the customer journey on our platform, and manage this experience, including the on-site cross border channel 
  • This will include close coordination with teams from Customer Service, Marketing, PR & Finance 
  • For that purpose, the candidate must be aware of local campaigns, their relevance to Cross Border and ultimately manage CB’s participation in such campaigns 
  • Beyond commercial aspects of onsite, marketing, product selection and campaigns, the candidate needs to be comfortable in understanding the Nepalese regulatory import regime and be in close contact with local Daraz operations team 
  • This role will require a good communicator due to the reliance on many cross-functional teams across the organization to get things done 
  • The Project Manager of Cross Border will report to the Regional Head of Cross Border, as well as the Local Senior Manager


  •  The candidate will join a small and highly dynamic team 
  • The pace is fast but so are learning opportunities 
  • Joining Cross Border in the early stages will give the candidate exposure to all parts of the business, as well as frequent exchange with senior management of the company 
  • The candidate can expect to have ownership of complex projects and show its ability to contribute to the growth of the business 
  • In return, frequent 1-on-1 conversations with senior management on business targets as well as personal career goals are to be expected 
  • Dynamic candidates can expect a steady increase in responsibilities and promotion opportunities 
  • Travel to ventures of Daraz Group and China may be required

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: 
  • 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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