General Manager


Our client, a luxury interior design company, requires the services of a General Manager to manage its range of services in design and installation services for high-end residential, boutique hotels, nightclub and lounge due to the growing needs of the business.

Key Functions   

The General Manager will oversee all staff, budgets and operations of the local business unit to include: 

  • Design strategy and set goals for growth 
  • Control budgets and optimize expenses 
  • Ensure employees are motivated and productive 
  • Support management in creating and fostering an enabling work environment
  • Drive and implement employee productivity and corporate deliverables within stipulated timelines

Other key functions include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive while ensuring our profits are on the rise. Ultimately, you’ll help our company grow and thrive. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day operations, design strategy and set goals for growth 
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Set policies and processes that ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of new employees
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance 
  • Direct the employee assessment process and prepare regular reports for upper management 
  • Ensure all staff follows health and safety regulations 
  • Provide solutions to issues (e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitors)
  • Ensure the submission of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports. 
  • Facilitate performance review meetings 
  • ​Ensure that the overall team is functional and result-oriented 
  • Provide support with recruiting the right talent within the organization 
  • Agree on specifications and execute interior design projects in collaboration with Senior Design Partners, Clients, and other supply chain partners to time, cost and specification
  • Contribute and coordinate towards strategic marketing, sales and public relations activities
  • Deliver quality and style for clients whilst maximizing revenue and profit, alongside effective management of project budgets
  • Develop business plans and project tenders where necessary
  • Manage and effectively report P&L accounts and operating budgets for the company
  • Draw up and finalizing contracts with clients 

Qualification & Skill Requirements

  • BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus
  • Proven experience as a Manager in a Luxury Interior Design Company or similar role
  • Four (4) years of work experience in Interior Decoration and/or Architecture business Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, Architecture, procurement, operations etc.) 
  • Strong analytical ability & problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills, confidentiality & attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral communication 
  • Honesty, outstanding organizational & leadership skills 
Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

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