Owens and Xley Consults is a full service business consulting and advisory company located in Lagos, Nigeria. We love creating practical solutions that assist entrepreneurs navigate the day-to- day challenges of running a business.

At Owens and Xley Consults, everything we do is geared towards helping you build the business of your dreams and living the life you desire. Whether you are thinking of becoming your own boss or currently have your own business, we have solutions designed to support you.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Store Manager
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate must have strong leadership skills and the ability to manage people.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, monitor, and review daily business operations.
  • Manage the business Social Media platform
  • Create daily content for online sales
  • Review, oversee financial activities and send monthly report.
  • Maintain positive client relationships and drive new acquisitions.
  • Implement organizational goals, procedures, and policies.
  • Identify improvement gaps and implement corrective measures.
  • Handle and resolve all customers complaints
  • Process customers payments.
  • Respond to all enquiries.

Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree / HND.

Store Management:

  • Ensure that the store is clean and ready for opening
  • Ensure that the utilities are available and adequate.
  • Supervise the security personnel.

Financials:

  • Create monthly reports
  • Manage petty cash
  • Take cash payments to the bank
  • Calculate and remit taxes
  • Prepare payroll

Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the retail / interior design is a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • Social media management.
  • Proven integrity.
  • Highly analytical, driven and focused.
  • High level of professionalism;
  • Networking, prospecting and persuasion skills with the ability to identify the needs and challenges of clients.
  • Must have knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Problem-solving attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Preferably lives within Island axis.

Remuneration
N80,000 – N100,000 monthly.

 

Job Title: Head of Operations / Accountant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Accounts:

  • Manage all accounting transactions
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial documents as well as their compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Preparing and maintaining important financial reports
  • Preparing tax returns and ensuring that taxes are paid properly and on time
  • Evaluating financial operations to recommend best practices, identify issues and strategize solutions
  • Offering guidance on cost reduction, revenue enhancement and profit maximization
  • Execution and management of company’s initiatives and daily operations
  • Management of company policies and procedures
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
  • Audit financial transactions and documents

Operations:

  • Ensure operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way
  • Improve operational management systems, processes and best practices
  • Monitor overall efficiency
  • Help the organization’s processes remain legally compliant
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives
  • Perform quality controls and monitor production KPIs
  • Supervise staff and processes
  • Maximizing operating potential to exceed customer’s expectations and company goals.
  • Effecting better business practices

Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years experience as an Accountant/ experience in a managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • B.Sc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • Additional certification is a plus.

Salary
N120,000 – N150,000 monthly.

 

Job Title: Accountant / Operations Manager

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Accounts:

  • Manage all accounting transactions
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial documents as well as their compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Preparing and maintaining important financial reports
  • Preparing tax returns and ensuring that taxes are paid properly and on time
  • Evaluating financial operations to recommend best practices, identify issues and strategize solutions
  • Offering guidance on cost reduction, revenue enhancement and profit maximization
  • Execution and management of company’s initiatives and daily operations
  • Management of company policies and procedures
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
  • Audit financial transactions and documents.

Operations:

  • Ensure operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way
  • Improve operational management systems, processes and best practices
  • Monitor overall efficiency
  • Help the organization’s processes remain legally compliant
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives
  • Perform quality controls and monitor production KPIs
  • Supervise staff and processes
  • Maximizing operating potential to exceed customer’s expectations and company goals.
  • Effecting better business practices.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience as an Accountant/ experience in a managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • Additional certification is a plus.

Salary
N120, 000- N150, 000 / month.

 

Job Title: Content Creator / Social Media Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Contract

Job Descriptions

  • Manage customer engagement for all social media platforms
  • Create and post content (photos andvideos)on all social media platforms
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements

  • B.Sc. in a relevant field.
  • Proven work experience (minimum of 1 year) as a Content Creator or similar role
  • Good sense of style and fashion
  • Hands-on experience with Canva,Photoshop, Graphics designingetc.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Time-management skills.

Remuneration
N60,000 – N80,000 monthly.

 

Job Title: Executive Assistant / Customer Service Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Overview

  • The Executive Assistant / Customer Service Officer is responsible for managing the time and schedule of the Creative Director, liaise between customers, key staff members and external public relation agents.

Basic Responsibilities

  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting text, data and graphics
  • Conserve the creative Director’s time by reading, researching and routing correspondence, drafting letters and documents, collecting and analyzing information and initiating telecommunications
  • Maintain the Creative Director’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences and travel.
  • Represent the Creative Director by attending meetings in her absence
  • Welcome guests and customers by greeting them in person or on the telephone, answering and directing their enquiries
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, evaluating new office products, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

General Responsibilities:

  • Resolve product or service problems by clarifying the client’s complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up with client and in-house team to ensure resolution
  • Prepare product or service reports by collecting and analyzing client information
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Manage large amounts of incoming calls
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication
  • Create communication template and guideline
  • Go the extra mile to engage clients without crossing familiarity boundaries
  • Resolve clients’ complaints via phone, email, mail or social media
  • Assist with placement of orders, refunds, or exchanges
  • Take client’s payment information and other pertinent information such as addresses and phone numbers
  • Book, reschedule or cancel consultation appointments
  • Confirm all sketches are drawn by the designer and approved by the client
  • Follow up with production team to ensure delivery of said outfit(s) at the estimated time.

Job Specifications

  • HND or B.Sc in any related discipline
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a client service role
  • Experience in the fashion industry is a plus

Competencies and Requirements:

  • High proficiency in MS Office Suit
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role, manages team members, leads meetings, and supervises when needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attentiveness and listening skills
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize

Salary
N80,000 – N100, 000 / Month

 

Job Title: Design Assistant (Fashion)

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Details

  • The Design Assistant will support the fashion designer. The Design Assistant will help in creation of new styles and patrons for the brand, along with performing research activities to ensure the brand works competitively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide both creative and practical support to the fashion designer by pooling ideas.
  • Confer with clients to understand their design needs and provide feedback on presented ideas.
  • Discuss clients’ needs with the fashion designer to obtain input.
  • Ensure that the designs are in line with the brand’s aesthetics.
  • Create sketches
  • Ensure quality control
  • Select fabric and trims
  • Work with the fashion designer when necessary for the production.
  • Write out all necessary materials required for the production of each outfit for easy procurement
  • Perform extensive market trend research to understand competitive opportunities.
  • Handle draping and pattern making activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • HND / BSc
  • 1-2 years in a creative position
  • Certification in Design is a plus
  • Experience in the fashion industry is a plus
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Research skills
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence.
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills.
  • Highly creative.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent artistic ability.
  • Strong visualization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Sociable and friendly.
  • Out of the box thinker
  • Knowledge of current trends as it relates to the industry.
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Certification in Design is a plus.
  • Experience in the fashion industry is a plus

Salary
N75, 000 / Month

 

Job Title: Production Manager

Location: (Ikoyi and Lekki) Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Production Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the outfits are produced efficiently according to customers’ expectations and that the right amount of materials are used
  • He/She may also be involved in product design and purchasing and would supervise the internal and external production process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Scrutinize the sketch/designs
  • Liaise with customer service to go through customers who have paid 80% deposit
  • Create production time table for design that has been paid for
  • Create market lists for designs that have been paid for
  • Approve procurement/market shopping list for funding and procurement
  • Assign designs to tailors in a task sheet with the prices of each outfit placed on each design
  • Supervise each task sheet daily and ensure all process for production are agreed based on tailors’ price list
  • Document all challenges and comments for each outfit produced by each tailor in the task sheet
  • Supervise the sample making
  • Send in sample for fitting, approval, correction, reproduction and alterations
  • Supervise the alterations
  • Re-fit where necessary
  • Supervise the line production
  • Liaise with the quality control officer and ensure quality control is carried out on each piece and the overall production batch
  • Oversee finishing
  • Recommend tailor time table
  • Manage tailors task sheet, provide feedback and calculate tailors’ tasks daily.

Qualifications

  • HND or B.Sc in any related discipline
  • 3-5 years experience in a managerial position
  • Experience in the fashion industry is a plus.

Person Speciification:

  • High level of professionalism
  • Research skills
  • Organizational and coordination skills
  • Result-oriented team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Highly creative
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent artistic ability
  • Strong visualization skills
  • Leadership and supervision skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong adherence to principles and values
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Sociable and friendly
  • Confident and pleasant
  • Knowledgeable of current trends as it relates to the industry.

Salary
N60,000 – N100,000 / month.

 

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Production Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that the outfits are produced efficiently according to customers’ expectations and that the right amount of materials are used.
  • He / She may also be involved in product design and purchasing and would supervise the internal and external production process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Scrutinize the sketch/designs
  • Liaise with customer service to go through customers who have paid 80% deposit
  • Create production time table for design that has been paid for
  • Create market lists for designs that have been paid for
  • Approve procurement/market shopping list for funding and procurement
  • Assign designs to tailors in a task sheet with the prices of each outfit placed on each design
  • Supervise each task sheet daily and ensure all process for production are agreed based on tailors’ price list
  • Document all challenges and comments for each outfit produced by each tailor in the task sheet
  • Supervise the sample making
  • Send in sample for fitting, approval, correction, reproduction and alterations
  • Supervise the alterations
  • Re-fit where necessary
  • Supervise the line production
  • Liaise with the quality control officer and ensure quality control is carried out on each piece and the overall production batch
  • Oversee finishing
  • Recommend tailor time table
  • Manage tailors task sheet, provide feedback and calculate tailors’ tasks daily

Qualifications

  • HND or B.Sc in any related discipline
  • 3-5 years experience in a managerial position
  • Experience in the fashion industry is a plus.

Person Specification

  • High level of professionalism
  • Research skills
  • Organizational and coordination skills
  • Result-oriented team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Highly creative
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent artistic ability
  • Strong visualization skills
  • Leadership and supervision skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong adherence to principles and values
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Sociable and friendly
  • Confident and pleasant
  • Knowledgeable of current trends as it relates to the industry.

Salary
N60,000 –  N100,000 monthly.

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

 

Application Deadline  17th November, 2020.


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