Recruitment / Consulting

Latest Job Vacancies at Owens and Xley Consults, 23rd July, 2019

Owens and Xley Consults is a Small Business Advisory and Consulting Company in Lagos, Nigeria. Our services include of Small Business Startup and Set up, Business Plan preparation, Business Process Design and Business Strategy Formulation.

We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs; and the initial capital challenges faced by a small business which is why we have developed solutions which ensure that small business owners have access to technical skills but at a fraction of the cost.


Our client, a leading beauty salon which specializes in lashes, brows, and nails services is looking to fill the position of:

Job Title: Beauty Studio Operations Manager

Job Code: OX/TBA/0050
Location: Lagos

The function of the Role

  • A beauty studio operations manager oversees all staff, budgets, and operations of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily studio operations
  • Supervise staff to ensure that staff actively carry out their roles
  • Ensure strict compliance and monitoring of organizational rules, policies and standards
  • Prepare daily sales reports
  • Ensure all beauty treatments/services meet the company’s standards
  • Ensure the business environment is properly cleaned at all times
  • Ensure that the work stations are properly maintained and are clean at all times
  • Arrange for regular maintenance services for all equipment
  • Supervise cleaning and check at timely intervals
  • Update and uphold company’s policies as required
  • Handle and resolve all clients’ complaints
  • Reconcile payments received with sales officer

Educational Qualification:

  • BSc/BA; MSc/MA is a plus


  • 4 years’ experience as a Manager or similar executive role
  • Experience in the beauty industry is a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Must have knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations, etc.)
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Must have outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have sound judgment
  • Must pay great attention to detail
  • Must be service minded.
  • Must present herself and act in a manner that is appropriate in order to protect the organization’s image and reputation at all times.


Our client, Renaissance Estate Architecture and Lifestyle projects (REAL Projects) an architectural firm is looking to hire candidates with Quantity Survey background for the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Field: Building and Construction

Functions of the Role

  • Review architectural plans and prepare quantity needs
  • Estimate the quantity and costs of materials
  • Valuation of completed projects and arrangement for payment
  • Preparing, negotiating and analyzing costs for tenders and contracts
  • Conducting feasibility studies to estimate, time and labor costs
  • Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
  • Analyze costs for maintenance and additional building needs
  • Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
  • Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
  • Hire and document contractors and subcontractors
  • Act as a liaison between clients and site managers/engineers
  • Keep track of construction materials and inventory
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks
  • Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and/or estimated costs
  • Prepare payments for contractors and subcontractors
  • Document progress, materials, and reports on project
  • Advise on property taxes, regulations, and local laws
  • Source maintenance costs and facilities management for clients
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors
  • Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates
  • Analyze completed projects to determine ROI and compare costs


  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, management, or related field
  • 2-3 years of general construction estimating experience, financial experience, construction experience, or related field
  • Quantity Survey experience is a must
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of construction
  • A clear understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to analyze financial records and apply data to improved results
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Candidate resident on the Island is a plus.


Job Title: Interior Design Project Manager

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Functions of the Role

  • visit prospective clients, take measurements, capture clients aspirations, conceptualize ideas and translate clients agenda for the design team to work on
  • Determine the client’s goals and 8prequirements of the project
  • Propose how space will be used and how – note materials and furnishings, such as lighting, furniture, wall finishes, flooring, and plumbing fixtures
  • Prepare final plans
  • Coordinates and oversees the project life cycle
  • Manages projects from conception through completion
  • Visit after the project to ensure that the client is satisfied.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure conformance to design specifications advised by clients
  • Manage workflow, oversee the completion of activities and communicate progress to stakeholders.
  • Work with internal operations to ensure all requests are being completed satisfactorily
  • Assist in ensuring that clear and accurate reporting of active, pending and completed projects is maintained and understood within the team.


  • Minimum of BA/HND/BSC degree in any field
  • 1-2 years of interior design experience is compulsory
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work independently
  • Passion for interior design and art
  • English needs to be spoken and written fluently
  • Computer skills and social media savvy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Always up for a challenge.
  • Proximity to the Island is a plus

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the “Job Title and Job Code” as the subject of the mail.

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