Olugbenga Owolabi

An enthusiastic hardworking representative with years of experience in sales, retail and hospitality.

With extensive experience in retail, hospitality, and customer service, I excel at providing top-notch service and ensuring a seamless shopping experience. Skilled in sales assistance, event serving, and adept at adapting to various retail environments, I'm ready to contribute positively in South West London.

Previous Brands
Assisted Living Home Carers Limited
British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)
Evolve Hospitality
Evolve Hospitality Agency (EBRD & CitiBank)
Menzies Distribution
Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall
RSO Cleaning Facilities
Sainsbury Charlton
SOBE Burger & Chik n Bun Burger
Suzano Table Water Company
The Pig's Head (RSO)
The Research INC
Work Experience
Cocktail Bar/Waiting Staff
Sep ‘23 - Dec ‘23
Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall

• Preparing alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for bar and patrons • Interacting with customers, taking orders and serving snacks and drinks • Assessing bar customers' needs and preferences and making recommendations • Serve drinks and food services to members in the lone bar and lounge • Assess customers' needs and preferences and make recommendations • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails • Plan and present bar menu • Check customers' identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience • Comply with all food and beverage regulations • Attend as till operator to private members and membership tab charging • Maintain good customer service and management • Adhering to good safety practices and standards

Hospitality Staff/ General Staff
Jan ‘23 - Feb ‘24
Evolve Hospitality

Present menu and provide detailed information when asked Prepare table and set up linen, silverware and glasses Offer menu recommendation upon request Serve food and drink orders

Banqueting Waiter & Server
Jan ‘23 - Feb ‘24

Welcome and greet customers, offer them water or wine, and handle buffet clothes to event goers Serving & carrying hot plates at events with team members at high level pace and coordination. Adhering to various rules and protocols Attending to customers needs at events Handling 12 full table of customers in various event

Kitchen Assistant
Jan ‘23 - Jul ‘23
Evolve Hospitality Agency (EBRD & CitiBank)

Ensuring Stock level are maintained and arranged in an organised manner Adhering to cleaning and safety standards Record and report food wastage Ensures all products are in correct specifications Ensures all products meets standard requirements

Picker/Packer/Warehouse Operative
Oct ‘22 - Jul ‘23
Menzies Distribution

• Pulls and packs product based on daily orders. • Meets specifics of customer orders in a timely manner. • Keeps products separated, organized and in good rotation. • Monitors product quality frequently, reporting problems to mitigate safety issues. • Utilizes continuous improvement mindset and assists in identifying opportunities to improve processes. • Follows good manufacturing practices and required work safe practices. • Maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe work area. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Scanning and sorting outgoing stock • Pulling, packing, and loading • Receiving, stocking, and stacking

Sales Assistant / Replenishing Assistance
Sep ‘22 - Apr ‘23
Sainsbury Charlton

Assisted with picking of online shopping of goods Assistance in stacking and filling shelves and display areas in supermarket Assisted in restocking of shelves regularly to replace goods bought by customers Assisted in replenishing stock, checking dates across our fresh produce and grocery products as well as helping unload deliveries and serving customers on tills.

Sep ‘22 - Mar ‘23
RSO Cleaning Facilities

Completing Task like vacuuming, cleaning, sweeping, empty trash and dust shelves Cleaning windows and mopping floors Change linen and wash dishes Light laundry and ironing Cleaning and Reporting safety hazards

Kitchen Porter/ Dish Wash
Sep ‘22 - Mar ‘23
The Pig's Head (RSO)

Ensure wash machine is running to temperature. Make sure the machine is dosing chemicals as per guidelines After washing checks on equipment for damage and cleanliness Record, report breakages i.e. glass cups or plates. Adhere to clean and safety standards Interact with, colleagues, customers and clients in a professional manner at all times

Kitchen Chef and Assistance
Aug ‘22 - Feb ‘24
SOBE Burger & Chik n Bun Burger

• Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, safety and kitchen rotation • Prepare burger and sides according to customer needs and preferences • Prepare chicken and cheese burgers, fries and patties according to customer needs and preferences • Adhere to food safety standards. • Confidently set up kitchen, ensuring all items are ready and fully stocked for service • Confidently close down kitchen, ensuring all food items are stored and labelled correctly

Support Worker Assistant
Jan ‘22 - Dec ‘22
Assisted Living Home Carers Limited

Assist clients with activities of daily living, personal care, adaptive behaviors, and socializing To monitor clients who have learning disabilities and to provide educational services to such clients Providing aid and labour in support of individuals who have autism and other health difficulties associated to autism Ensuring the client's progress is being monitored and intervening as required to provide support, communication, and help.

Freelance Writer
Jan ‘19 - Jan ‘21
The Research INC

Deliver data analysis solution to support research projects in sciences, social sciences & management sciences Coordinate and assist seminar presentation in conjunction with research institutions i.e babcock university

Team Leader (DELOG)
Nov ‘14 - Jan ‘19
British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)

Lead, Monitor and supervise contract staffs of the manufacturing floor Delegating task to team member and managing day to day activities of the team Conduct daily performance review of DELOG team members while developing and implementing timeline to achieve targets

Sales Representative
Jan ‘10 - Jul ‘14
Suzano Table Water Company

My role was to market and sell products, learning about product distribution and it's consumption, tracking new customers to enable more sales market of the product, connecting with wholesalers and retailers to pitch Suzano table water products and close deals.

Retail Experience
Retail Category
High street
High-end luxury
Work Environment
Department store
Shopping centre
Flagship store
Travel retail
High street store
Product Category
Leather goods
Watches & Jewelry
Beauty & Fragrances
Complaint handling
Cash register
Online orders fulfilment
Product demos
Client Advising
Product setup
Product labelling
Inventory control
Delivery processing
Stockroom management
Stock control
Order preparation
Store Maintenance
Open/closing store
Health & safety
Direct manager - Manager, Suzano Table Water Company
Jan 2010 - Jul 2014

He’s a hard working fellow, I strongly reccomend him for any job role available. Thanks

Education & Training
Roehampton University
‘22 - ‘24
Master's in Computing
‘06 - ‘13
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry