Onward Paper Mill Limited New Vacancies [3 Positions]

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28 Nov, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Nigeria

Incorporated in 1972, Onward Paper Mill Limited was the very first indigenous paper converter to manufacture and market top quality stationery in Nigeria. From pioneering paper conversion and manufacture of top quality paper products, OPM has become a Leading name in the Paper/print product manufacturing sector of the nation.

OPM’s uncompromising standards ensure that our clients receive quality, competitive pocket friendly prices and timely delivery all in one neat customer friendly package.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Production Assistant
: Lagos
Job Type: Contract
Position Summary

  • We are looking for a responsible production personnel to supervise and monitor program schedules.
  • The candidate will help in the quality control process, monitor and report on production processes.

Position Specifications

  • Maintains the office operations of the Head of Operations
  • Assist with quality checks and procedure audits
  • Act as liaison between production, marketing and sales teams
  • Maintains the equipment history list, repairs jobs to be done internally and by vendors
  • Develop process improvements to improve workflow efficiency.
  • Ensure that manufactured product meets customer specifications.
  • Communicate production updates and errors to Manager on regular basis.
  • Generate production related reports to Manager and customers when needed.
  • Analyse drawings and monitor specifications
  • Keep production manager informed of critical issues which affect production schedule.
  • Assist Production Manager in planning and performing production related activities.
  • Prioritize, plan, schedule and manage production activities to meet manufacturing objectives in timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Identify production issues, analyse root causes and derive resolutions.
  • Perform inventory management and report warehouse status to Manager.
  • Develop production plan and schedule to ensure continuous operations.
  • Develop logistic strategy to monitor order and supply to avoid downtime and delays.
  • Work with Manager in budget analysis and preparation.
  • Monitor and manage expenses within allotted budget.
  • Communicate complex issues to Manager for immediate resolution.
  • Prepares production schedule
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Degree in Arts or Science


  • Graphic design
  • Production management
  • Ability to read part drawings and familiarity with basic measurement methods is preferred.

Core Competencies:

  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Good understanding of research methods and data analysis techniques
  • Able to relate to key stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
  • Excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Flexible enough to work under stringent deadlines and high work pressure on a regular basis.
  • Able to operate various equipment’s and applications.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office software and use of computer
  • Must possess solid organizational skills
  • Familiarity with manufacturing operations
  • Possess leadership skills and ability to be led in a manner that is healthy to our positive and productive work environment

Application Deadline   10th December, 2017.


Job Title: Personal Assistant/Company Secretary
: Lagos
Position Summary

  • We are looking for a versatile Executive assistant who has also functioned as a legal secretary.
  • The ideal candidate will be well-versed in laws relating to the business environment, a competent leader able to effectively manage the CEO’s workload, organise and free up time
  • The goal will be to ensure the profitability of Onward Group activities to drive sustainable development and long-term success.

Position Specifications
Personal Support to the CEO:

  • Administrative, secretarial and diary support for the CEO
  • Provide full PA service, including diary management, arranging appointments, dealing with/responding to e-mails, preparing correspondence, dealing with expenses claims
  • Organising and attending meetings; taking minutes and preparing necessary documentations for meetings

Company Secretary Duties:

  • Report to the chairman and often liaise with board members
  • Organise and prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs)
  • Take minutes, draft resolutions, and follows up on action plan
  • Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
  • Deal with correspondence, collate information and write reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders
  • Contribute to meeting discussions as and when required, and advise members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax departments of the implications of proposed policies
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action
  • Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Candidates should possess LLB qualification
  • At least 3 years of Legal Practice
  • Proven experience as company secretary and Personal/Executive Assistant
  • Proven knowledge of Nigerian business law

Core Competencies

  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Thorough understanding of diverse business processes and strategy development
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, databases and information systems
  • Good understanding of research methods and data analysis techniques
  • Excellent diary management skills
  • Able to relate to key stakeholders at all levels of an organisation

Application Deadline  1st December, 2017.


Job Title: Debt Recovery Manager
: Nigeria
Job Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining a complete debt collection portfolio and scheduling requirements to achieve successful debt recovery.
  • Locate and establish contact with debtors, communicate all necessary details, negotiate payment and discuss delinquent issues to collect outstanding debts.
  • Use various negotiation & resolution techniques to achieve revenue targets.
  • Evaluate the debtor’s financial circumstances and arrange an appropriate payment agreement
  • Negotiate defaulted or delinquent debts whilst at the same time adhering to all collection industry regulations
  • Use effective technical knowledge to master the debt collection system to appropriately and effectively work the outstanding debts
  • Minimize losses while cost effectively estimating probability of successful debt recovery and implementing decisions on a course of action.
  • Proffering solutions to maximize swift payment for the creditor by working effectively with the debtor and following up clients on previous payment arrangements
  • Making outbound calls to debtors, reviewing the arrears of clients, maintaining accurate up-to-date debtor account information and when necessary liaising with solicitors.
  • Report monthly progress against targets to the Company
  • Perform other duties portfolios as assigned.

Educational Requirements

  • LLB degree or B.Sc in Accounting
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • Professional certification


  • 3-5 years High Volume Corporate Collections experience.
  • Knowledge of Billing and Collections procedures
  • Accounts Receivable knowledge/experience a plus
  • Awareness of the relevant legislation, accepted industry standards and legal processes applicable to debt collection.
  • Experience dealing with EFCC or SFU


Application Deadline   12th December, 2017.

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: [email protected]

Note: Only Candidates who qualify will be contacted.

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