Career Recruitment at Owens and Xley July 2019

 

Jobs  Vacancy : Career Employments at a Construction Company – Owens and Xley July 2019

 

Job Description : Work opportunities at a Construction Company – Owens and Xley July 2019

 

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.

Job Title : Senior Architect

Job TypeFull Time

QualificationMBA/MSc/MA

Experience6 – 10 years

Location Lagos

Job Field Building and Construction

Job Code: OX/ARC/RPJ/0010

Our Client a reputable construction company is looking to hire a senior architect.

Job Description

Preparing and presenting design proposals

Preparing tender and planning applications and presentations

Advising clients on the practicality of their project

Producing detailed drawings from which costings are made

Negotiating with contractors and other professionals

Attending regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists

Making site visits to check on progress and quality of construction

Making sure that the project is running within the agreed time frame

Dealing with problems that might come up during building.

Supervise site work

Work closely with the Quantity Surveyor and Building Engineer to carry out tasks as required by management

Educational Qualification

MSc in Architecture

Experience

6-10 years’ experience in a similar role

Skills and Abilities

Have reasonable mathematical skills

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Have presentation skills

Have a logical, analytical and creative approach to problem solving

Have time management skills

Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

Excellent drawing skills and familiarity with design software (adobe photoshop, SketchUp, 3d studio viz or similar)

Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions

visual awareness and an eye for detail

communication and project management skills

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Possess an analytical mind

Ability to work well with others and influence subordinates to work

Strong project management and negotiation skills

Open to challenges

Have strong visual awareness and an eye for detail

Be inventive and imaginative

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Job Title : Junior Architect

Job TypeFull Time

QualificationBA/BSc/HND

Experience2 years

Location Lagos

Job Field Building and Construction

Job Code: OX/ARC/LAC/0011

Our Client a reputable construction company is looking to hire a junior architect.

Job Description

Preparing and presenting design proposals

Preparing tender and planning applications and presentations

Advising clients on the practicality of their project

Producing detailed drawings from which costings are made

Negotiating with contractors and other professionals

Attending regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists

Making site visits to check on progress and quality of construction

Making sure that the project is running within the agreed time frame

Dealing with problems that might come up during building.

Supervise site work

Work closely with the Quantity Surveyor and Building Engineer to carry out tasks as required by management

Educational Qualification

BSc in Architecture

Experience

2+ years’ experience in a similar role

Skills and Abilities

Have reasonable mathematical skills

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Have presentation skills

Have a logical, analytical and creative approach to problem solving

Have time management skills

Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

Excellent drawing skills and familiarity with design software (adobe photoshop, SketchUp, 3d studio viz or similar)

Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions

visual awareness and an eye for detail

communication and project management skills

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Possess an analytical mind

Ability to work well with others and influence subordinates to work

Strong project management and negotiation skills

Open to challenges

Have strong visual awareness and an eye for detail

Be inventive and imaginative

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Job Title :Admin/Operations Manager

Job TypeFull Time

QualificationBA/BSc/HND

Experience2 – 4 years

Location Lagos

Job Field Administration / Secretarial

Job Code: OX/AOM/RPJ/0012

Our client, a leading constructions project company is looking to fill the position of an Admin/Operations Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the company’s central filing system, database and storage

Develop and maintain an updated vendor list

Answer and direct phone calls within the company

Organize and schedule meetings and appointments

Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters and forms

Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

Coordinate receipt and distribution of incoming and outgoing mail

Order office supplies

Book travel arrangements

Submit and reconcile expense reports

Provide general support to visitors

Handle staff enquiries and complaints

Administer HR functions

Manage and support all staff

Facilitate payment to suppliers and contractors

Site mobilization

Maintain staff attendance register

Create and update work schedules for staff

REQUIREMENTS

Educational Qualification

BSC in Business Administration, Business Management or any related discipline

Experience

2-4 years’ experience in a similar role

Skills and Abilities

Highly analytical, driven and focused.

Good understanding of all HR activities at all times

Excellent customer service ability

Ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels

Staff must be detailed, self-driven and always pay attention to details

Excellent team player with the ability to build an efficient team

Excellent organization, planning and coordination skills

Good intuitive, negotiating and analytical skills

Ability to work with minimal supervision

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Possess an analytical mind

Ability to work well with others and influence subordinates to work

Strong project management and negotiation skills

Open to challenges

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Job Title : Accountant

Job TypeFull Time

QualificationBA/BSc/HND

Experience2 years

Location Lagos

Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit

Job Code: OX/ACC/RPJ/0012

Our client, a construction projects company is looking to fill the position of an accountant.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Check for arithmetic accuracy of the report by checking and crosschecking the figures

Follow up on all credit collections due

Manage petty cash

Issue receipts

Maintain financial files and records

Perform all other tasks as assigned

Work with other team members to ensure efficient and seamless operations.

Prepare payments and other financial documents

Prepare monthly budget and financial reports

Educational Qualification

HND, BSC in Accounting

Experience

At least 2 years previous experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Good negotiation skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Good written and verbal communication skills

High proficiency in MS Office Suite

Proficient in accounting software

Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence

Good leadership, stress and time management skills

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Must have a high degree of integrity and accountability

Ability to work well with others

Reserved and introspective

Highly organized and detailed

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Job Title : PA/Legal Officer

Job TypeFull Time

QualificationBA/BSc/HND

Experience3 – 5 years

Location Lagos

Job Field Law / Legal

Job Code: OX/PLO/LAC/0013

Key Responsibilities

Provides professional-level administrative support including preparing and finalizing high level contracts, memoranda, legislation, presentations, PowerPoints, redlining of documents, document comparisons.

Coordination and organization of detailed calendars, events, reports, agenda planning; proofreading and correcting prepared documents, copying, printing, scanning, assembling and comparing documents.

Attend to calls and emails; travel arrangements, expense reports and other tasks as required in a confidential, professional manner.

Manages key legal projects including scheduling document revisions and other priority items

Handle various legal matter types

Accurately files correspondence and legal documents, support corporate records retention and maintenance, including monitoring and ensuring compliance with requirements.

Tracks requests and coordinates production of documents in anticipation of and response to requests.

Arranges and assists in planned meetings; prepares summaries of meetings and conferences as needed or directed.

Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in Law

Experience

Minimum five (3-5) years’ experience in legal and administrative support/management to senior executive levels; preferable in a construction or real estate company.

Skills

Experience working in a professional environment where confidentiality

Must be initiative and have sound business judgment

Must pay attention to detail

Be able to work in a fast pace environment

Be flexible and adaptable

Have advanced level of proficiency working with Microsoft Office suite.

Intermediate knowledge of legal terminology, syntax, and forms.

Ability to prioritize deadlines and organize a diversified workload and recommend office process improvements as necessary.

Excellent planning and organizational skills

Excellent schedule and time management skills

Exceptional verbal and interpersonal communication skills, grammar, business writing, and presentation preparation skills.

Method of Application

Applicants should send their resume using the “Job Title and Job Code” as the subject of the mail to recruitment@owensxley.com