Strategy and Planning Manager

Strategy and Planning Manager Job in Nepal

Basic Job Information

Vacancy for Strategy and Planning Manager @ daraz

  • Employer : daraz
  • Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Level : Mid Level
  • No. of Vacancy : (1)
  • Apply Before : Sep-17-2020
  • How to Apply for this job?
  • Please click on the following link and apply for the position:
Job Description

Job Description - Strategy and Planning Manager

We are looking for a candidate with superior analytical and planning abilities, and preferred experience in Forecasting, Sales and Operations Planning. You should have excellent technical, problem-solving and communication skills, and be able to find practical solutions to complex problems without sacrificing quality or functionality. You should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a strong process improvement aptitude, and be willing to dive into any problem to independently find a solution. You should be detail oriented, and have strong business judgement, be able to successfully represent the performance goals and deliverables to senior leadership.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Own the end to end strategy and planning process for Nepal Operations, working closely with forecasting stakeholders from Commercials and Logistics teams in areas such as demand planning, capacity planning, customer experience and backlog management to continuously optimize customer experience
  • Translate commercial forecasts to capacity and network operations requirements
  • Identify initiatives for increasing speed of delivery and reducing delivery errors, using end to end performance data across all logistics business units
  • Assist in implementation of financial models to project costs and determine the impacting business factors
  • Assist in comparison of forecasted budgets to financial actuals, identifying reasons behind department performance and results
  • Conduct feasibility & ROI analyses to support business units on various projects
  • Lead daily, weekly, monthly cycles with all stakeholders
  • Lead the alignment with Commercial teams to produce accurate sales forecasts, in-line with known operational constraints (capacity, hiring timelines, etc.)
  • Work with Fulfillment and Logistics teams to determine inventory targets, hiring goals, and planning of daily operations in line with forecasts and network capability
  • Develop and execute recommendations for supply/demand balance that achieve business line strategy
  • Implement innovate tools to successfully improve forecasting accuracy
  • Provide actionable insights into current delivery performance and improvement avenues
  • Lead the end to end planning for key events like 11.11, or other Tier 1 campaigns
  • Hold both Commercial and Operations management accountable for deviations from agreed forecasts or capacity/network expansion plans, and resultant decrease in operational efficiency and costs, escalating to the COO and MD as needed
  • Mentor, develop and train a team of Analysts to drive better business understanding and increased efficiencies


  • 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
  • Five days working week (Monday to Friday)
  • Benefit package: Social Security Fund, Fuel Expenses, Employee Discount Voucher, Mobile top ups and data pack, Accidental Insurance, Medical Insurance, Full annual health check-up

  • Apply Before : Sep-17-2020
  • How to Apply for this job?
  • Please click on the following link and apply for the position:
Job Specification

Job Specification - Strategy and Planning Manager

  • Education : Masters
  • Experience : 2 years
  • Professional Skill : English Speaking, Time Management, Communication, Interpersonal
  • Specification Detail
    • Master’s degree with 2+years’ experience/ Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years’ experience in planning, operations with data analytics experience with outstanding results in Business/Economics
    • Outstanding analytical, technical, problem solving, and organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to successfully negotiate with different stakeholders
    • Detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on issues
    • Strong program management skills and ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment
    • Adaptive to changing scope and evolving business environments
  • Apply Before : Sep-17-2020
  • How to Apply for this job?
  • Please click on the following link and apply for the position:
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