Recruitment / Consulting

New Job Openings at Owens & Xley Consults, August, 2019

Owens and Xley 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Home Automation Supervisor

Location: Lagos

Key Tasks and Responsibilities for the Role
The preferred candidate will be responsible for:

  • Design of home automation solutions for clients
  • Review electrical drawings
  • Design, Configuration, troubleshooting and Implementation of voice and data networks
  • Monitor access to clients’ information systems
  • Conduct periodic network security audits.
  • Install and configure of routers, switches, and firewalls at clients’ locations.
  • Design and configuration of security systems including CCTV, Access Control and Intruder detection systems
  • Install audio and video systems
  • Manage all projects as assigned

Educational Qualification

  • HND or B.Sc in any Engineering or related field.


  • The ideal client must be familiar with Cisco Routers and Switches, Networking Systems and home automation systems such as Control 4.


Job Title: Beauty Studio Operations Manager

Location: Lagos

Key Tasks and Responsibilities for 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

  • B.Sc/BA in any discipline; M.Sc/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.

Job Title: Fashion Quality Control/Assurance Manager

Location: Lagos


  • The Quality Control/Assurance Manager plays a pivotal role in the customer experience journey by ensuring our customers receive authentic and quality products that exceed their expectations.
  • The person will be accountable for all quality assurance activities, working with key stakeholders and engaging them to ensure higher standards of quality, improved customer perception, and reduced merchandise return levels.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Take inventory of products received per seller.
  • Carry out immediate quality control check on every item received into the warehouse in a timely manner. First-come first-serve basis.
  • Give timely feedback to sellers, and conclude negotiations within the expected time frame.
  • Create product details with accuracy for items to be posted on social media.
  • Develop, manage implement, communicate and maintain a quality control plan to bring the Company’s Quality Assurance Systems and Policies into compliance with global standards.
  • Lead the customer complaint process by working with the appropriate functions in order to analyze the returned product/failure, formulate the response to the customer and work directly with that customer to resolve the issue.
  • End to end quality leadership responsibility, provide and enhance quality control processes, both internally and externally, to ensure quality requirements are met
  • Effectively interact with Sales and Logistics team to maintain product quality; ensuring targets are met.
  • Assisting team with checking patterns/specification, identifying, and resolving impracticalities in a timely manner.
  • Prepare accurate reports in accordance with company procedures and work instruction in order to provide reliable information for the efficient management of the department.
  • Monitor & Maintain the quality of our product through the various stages of sales.
  • Develop and implement programs to establish, maintain, and deliver high product quality to Customers
  • Manage vendor relationships to ensure we get the best value from them. Also, ensure our vendors enjoy the quality experience whilst working with us.
  • Liaise with all stakeholders and ensure all vendors are paid on time and get returned/rejected items quickly

Professional Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Quality Control Officer in the fashion e-commerce Industry
  • Minimum of B.Sc in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management and any other related discipline.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools
  • Experience in a customer-facing role.
  • Compulsory skills required (E.g. must be proficient in Excel)
  • A keen eye for Fashion.
  • Attention to detail is very critical
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Positive “Can do” attitude.
  • Self-starter & strong team motivator
  • Effective leadership and teamwork skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A willingness to learn/improve.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, low-structure, and dynamic environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Preferably lives within Lekki axis.




Deadline: 23rd August, 2019.

How to Apply

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

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