General Manager – Owens and Xley

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Owens and Xley is a business consulting and advisory company. We offer strategic services in the areas of business advisory, business development and planning to small businesses that would otherwise not have access to the technical competencies available to bigger companies.

We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs, and the initial capital challenges faced by small a business, which is why we have developed solutions which ensure that the small business owners still have access to the technical skill but at a fraction of the cost. We aim to help entrepreneurs and small business owners get better business results with less cost.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • S/He will be responsible for managing the operations of the company, setting sales goals and managing employees.
  • S/he must have detailed knowledge of the cosmetics industry and must be able to offer advice about the use of cosmetics.


  • Oversee all aspects of the skin care product business of the Company including strategic planning and execution of the growth and expansion in all branches
  • Achieve weekly, monthly and annual revenue budgets related to the business
  • Attract, develop and retain talent to achieve goals related to staffing
  • Responsible for the achievement of operational and financial results – both top (revenue) and bottom (profitability) lines
  • Develop systems, policies and procedures to enhance productivity, cost-effectiveness and efficiency
  • Manage various departments such as R&D / Product Development, Production and Logistics as well as Sales and Marketing
  • Good understanding of the different government regulations and industry practice in terms of product certifications, imports and exports, tariffs and taxes
  • Preparation of annual budgets relating to the brand under including sales, margin, volume, retail & wholesales channels, e-commerce etc.
  • Managing the sales channel process and ultimately responsible for logistics, ordering, returns through your team
  • Take an active role in daily business driving activities, with consistent presence in the retail stores Effectively manage operations costs related to labor, supplies & inventory and all other expenses
  • Facilitate proper execution of marketing plans, promotional programs and visual merchandising standards


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Business Administration or related disciplines
  • Minimum of 5 years recent senior experience in General Management of a Retail & Wholesale Distribution channel of consumer goods i.e. Cosmetics, Fragrance, Skincare Products
  • Strong financial management experience with ability to develop and achieve budgets & targets
  • Preferably with a track record of developing new markets and building up a brand from scratch
  • Strong business acumen
  • Mature and proactive, hands-on personality with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership, negotiation and problem-solving skill
  • Strong relationship building skills with customers & suppliers
  • A good understanding of the retail or wholesale distribution channel is essential.

N200,000 – N250,000 / Month.


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