Operations Manager – Nepal

Operations, Sales, Business Development


  • Job Category: Operations, Sales, Business Development
  • Job Level: Full time
  • Job Location: Sanepa, Lalitpur, Nepal


The Operations Manager will be responsible for coordinating a large part of aQysta’s GROWN related activities in Nepal. He/She will be the focal point for the sales and operations team and plan and manage all operations related to linking Agri-Commodities/Products (Fruits, Vegetables, and spices) to different market segments i.e. Conventional markets, Processing Companies/Factories, Non-Conventional markets like marts, online, and B2B Restaurants and Hotels. Main responsibilities include strategic business development, managing sales, and logistics. The work will be 50-50 individual (planning and analysing and partner relations) and co-working with the team such as Instructing junior team members and co-developing improvements for further expansion with the management team.


  • Managing team members of the sales and operations team, including attendance, productivity, and results of the team.

  • Strategic Business Development to link agricultural produce to buyers (e.g. restaurants, hotels, wholesalers, processing industry)

  • Improve operational procedures in sales and delivery

  • Managing revenues, gross margins, and operational costs across the supply chain (collaborate with Agronomists and financial officers)

  • Assure the recording of the above activities in aQysta’s CRM system and above all enforce use among the team.

  • Manage ongoing value chain partnerships with development organizations in Nepal and implement market linkage activities as per the plan

  • Collaborate in strategy development for further business expansion.

  • Overall provide support in the development and operations of export value chains


  • MBA/Master in a field related to the position (operations management, value chain management, economics, business, agriculture) – e.g., Agri-Business Management, Business Administration

  • Minimum 7 to 10 years experience in managing a team

  • Candidates with experience in the food/processing sector, Food related e-commerce, hotels, chains restaurants or other B2B areas.

  • Education or experience in agribusiness is a strong plus


  • Intrinsically driven (motivated)

  • Organized and punctual

  • Proactive

  • Process & Goal oriented

  • No hesitance to be frank if needed

  • Natural leader, ability to lead aQysta’s sales and operations team in Nepal, and to inspire them to perform their tasks

  • Strong negotiation and time management skills

  • Passionate about the agriculture sector and smallholder farmers

  • Good English language skills written and verbal is a must

  • Willing to travel to rural areas occasionally

  • Holding a valid Driver’s License (2 Wheeler)

  • Team-player


At aQysta, you will join a diverse international team of driven, ambitious, young professionals who proudly own the company’s purpose – ‘to enable smallholder farmers to sustain themselves and their families with just farming.’

aQysta provides an open-minded and safe working environment that encourages innovative thinking, ownership, and taking on responsibilities as well as providing ample room and tools for you to unleash your creativity and skills to excel in the work you do.


aQysta Nepal Pvt Ltd is a company that focuses on building a holistic approach for smallholder farmers that combines the two interlinked themes: water as well as agriculture. aQysta provides the pumps via a holistic model, called the GROWN Farm Incubator. In the Grown Farm Incubator, aQysta collaborates with smallholder farmers as a partner. aQysta provides everything the smallholder farmers need to become more profitable, resilient, and ecologically sustainable. This entails supporting activities from supplying water for irrigation, and agri-inputs to linking harvests to the existing and untapped markets and all things in-between. In doing so, farmers choose which services they need from aQysta, and share a percentage of the profit from harvest accordingly.


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