Vacancies at The Dangote Group

Lagos, Rivers and Benu

Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

The Dangote Group is one of Africa's most diverse commercial empires, with a hard-earned reputation for good business procedures and product quality. Its operations headquarters are in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa.

The Dangote Group is one of Africa’s most diverse commercial empires, with a hard-earned reputation for good business procedures and product quality. Its operations headquarters are in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa.

1). Pre-Shipment Officer – Export, Onne

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Description

  • Are you an individual with a keen eye for details and prior experience in the cement industry? We, at Dangote Cement Plc., are presently in search of a Pre-Shipment Officer – Export who is friendly and committed to join our team.
  • As a part of this role, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring seamless and efficient pre-shipment procedures for our export activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Logistics Officer in managing key operations decision, , adherence to shipping activities, safety guidelines and quality requirements etc.
  • Support in scheduling of DCP’s cement export shipments in compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Obtain relevant information on planned shipments and update shipping schedule.
  • Ensure compliance of the Freight Forwarding processes with DCP rules and regulation.
  • Ensure that all safety requirements such as certifications, identifications, etc. are fully complied as per DCP requirements and regulations.
  • Ensure the good administration and filing of all the Freight Forwarding documents in line with the DCP procedures.
  • Coordinate shipment logistics from Nigerian origin to across other Africa nations to deliver under the guidance of the Nigerian Law / regulations and in compliance to the DCP rule.
  • Liaise with Export Terminal Logistics, Border, and DCP plant personnel to ensure efficient operations.
  • Liaise with the banks and government appointed shipment inspection agents on every shipment for appropriate duty payment of shipping charges classification in conformance to the statutory requirement.
  • Liaise effectively with government agencies (e. g NAFDAC, Customs, NPA) to secure relevant permits and approvals.
  • Ensure appropriate and correct shipping documents are obtained from logistic, freight forwarders, government appointed pre-shipment inspection agents, etc.
  • Ensure that all export activities and shipping documentation are transacted and updated.
  • Ensure key performance indicators are reported and followed up. Prepare periodic shipping activity reports in line with DCP rules.
  • Check Customs tariff positions and interpret government fiscal policies & amendments.
  • Ensure adequate record keeping of customs documents, notices, government regulatory documents and documentations of other third parties.
  • Ensure timely payment of NESS fees and
  • Ensure NESS receipts are forwarded to Inspection agents for the generation of CCIs.
  • Follow up with authorities (Customs/ONSA) in case of delays of approvals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 5 to 9 years of experience in export operations, preferably in the cement industry.

SSkills and Behaviours

  • Knowledgeable on INCOTERMS, laws, and regulations applicable to Freight Forwarding and importation
  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Sound knowledge of DCP’s product and service offerings.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management terminologies, methodologies, and approach
  • Basic knowledge of system-based inventory management systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Working knowledge of relevant supporting tools and technologies such as MS Excel, Project Management applications, etc.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and Operational functions will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge across all the disciplines of Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.

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2). Pre-Shipment Officer – Export, Apapa

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Description

  • Are you an individual with a keen eye for details and prior experience in the cement industry? We, at Dangote Cement Plc., are presently in search of a Pre-Shipment Officer – Export who is friendly and committed to join our team.
  • As a part of this role, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring seamless and efficient pre-shipment procedures for our export activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Logistics Officer in managing key operations decision, , adherence to shipping activities, safety guidelines and quality requirements etc.
  • Support in scheduling of DCP’s cement export shipments in compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Obtain relevant information on planned shipments and update shipping schedule.
  • Ensure compliance of the Freight Forwarding processes with DCP rules and regulation.
  • Ensure that all safety requirements such as certifications, identifications, etc. are fully complied as per DCP requirements and regulations.
  • Ensure the good administration and filing of all the Freight Forwarding documents in line with the DCP procedures.
  • Coordinate shipment logistics from Nigerian origin to across other Africa nations to deliver under the guidance of the Nigerian Law / regulations and in compliance to the DCP rule.
  • Liaise with Export Terminal Logistics, Border, and DCP plant personnel to ensure efficient operations.
  • Liaise with the banks and government appointed shipment inspection agents on every shipment for appropriate duty payment of shipping charges classification in conformance to the statutory requirement.
  • Liaise effectively with government agencies (e. g NAFDAC, Customs, NPA) to secure relevant permits and approvals.
  • Ensure appropriate and correct shipping documents are obtained from logistic, freight forwarders, government appointed pre-shipment inspection agents, etc.
  • Ensure that all export activities and shipping documentation are transacted and updated.
  • Ensure key performance indicators are reported and followed up. Prepare periodic shipping activity reports in line with DCP rules.
  • Check Customs tariff positions and interpret government fiscal policies & amendments.
  • Ensure adequate record keeping of customs documents, notices, government regulatory documents and documentations of other third parties.
  • Ensure timely payment of NESS fees and
  • Ensure NESS receipts are forwarded to Inspection agents for the generation of CCIs.
  • Follow up with authorities (Customs/ONSA) in case of delays of approvals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 5 to 9 years of experience in export operations, preferably in the cement industry.

SSkills and Behaviours

  • Knowledgeable on INCOTERMS, laws, and regulations applicable to Freight Forwarding and importation
  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Sound knowledge of DCP’s product and service offerings.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management terminologies, methodologies, and approach
  • Basic knowledge of system-based inventory management systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Working knowledge of relevant supporting tools and technologies such as MS Excel, Project Management applications, etc.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and Operational functions will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge across all the disciplines of Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.

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3). Deputy General Manager (DGM), HEMM – Cement Industry

Location: Benue

Description

  • Are you an experienced leader in the Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) industry? We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy General Manager (DGM) in the HEMM division of our Cement Industry at Dangote Group.
  • As the DGM, you will play a crucial role in the overall management and operations of the HEMM department. Your friendly, approachable attitude will contribute to a positive work environment and effective collaboration within the team.
  • To excel in this role, you should have a solid background in the Cement Industry and expertise in Heavy Earth Moving Machinery. Developing and implementing systems to manage and control HEMM across the plants in the DCP.
  • Developing and implementing HEMM metrics to be used to identify gaps in productivity.
  • Ensuring that all HEMM operators are properly trained, have the requisite certification and are competent to operate the equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Monitoring HEMM maintenance and repairs to ensure optimal asset performance and minimal downtime.
  • Ensuring that all relevant administrative documentation, such as maintenance logs, is complete and accurate.
  • Ensuring that HEMM procurement is carried out in a timely manner.
  • Participating in the planning and execution of projects.
  • Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.
  • Understanding of HEMM technology and best practices for their maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and measures in relation to HEMM operations.
  • In-depth experience in project management and project planning.
  • Ability to manage a diverse team effectively, and function as a collaborative team player.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Cement Industry will be an added advantage
  • Strong organization skills with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to provide coaching and mentoring
  • Must be ready to provide leadership

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on jobs.workable.com to apply

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4). Deputy General Manager (DGM), Power Plant – Cement Industry

Location: Benue

Description

  • Reporting to the Plant Director, the Deputy General Manager is responsible tgive support tthe overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of all power plant activities.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of overall power plant strategy, policies and procedures
  • Ensure power plant activities comply with all relevant laws and regulations
  • Manage and mentor the power plant team and ensure resources are allocated effectively
  • Develop, implement and manage power plant budgets
  • Conduct regular safety audits and adhere to safety guidelines
  • Ensure effective utilization of state-of-the-art equipment to generate power
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for major overhauls of the boilers/turbines as per recommended schedule to ensure the reliability/availability of the plant with operating agencies systematically.
  • Forecast Power requirements and facilitate operational requirements across the Company from time to time.
  • Train the workforce to the job execution with on-site job orientation with appropriate agencies for sustained operations
  • Coordinate with OEMs for maintenance activities of major equipment.
  • Mitigate operational risks at all areas and ensure high degree of safety in boiler operation.
  • Optimise the power generation cost with appropriate controls and measures with optimum SHR and load factors.
  • Plan and maintain all consumables required for operation through respective units and keep operational costs under budget.
  • Apply technological developments in power generation and improve power plant operations.
  • Optimise costs of generation by effective utilization of all resources including AFR.
  • Apply innovation and best practices in thermal power plants.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 18 years of experience in maintaining Instrumentation in Gas Turbine based power plants.
  • Good understanding of Instrumentation philosophies, Instrumentation Standards, Engineering Standards, and regulations.
  • Familiarity with various types of Instrumentation and design philosophy of complete package, different DCS systems, and Control Logics.
  • Knowledge of power plant processes, Governor control, Turbine control systems, Fire and Gas Detection system, communication systems, and Integration of different control systems.
  • Experience in Preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance.
  • Proficiency in safety requirements for job execution and permit system.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office and other office productivity tools like SAP.
  • Creativity and ability tthink outside the box.

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5). Customer Fleet Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Summary:

  • The Customer Fleet Officer at Dangote Group will be responsible for managing and coordinating the movement of cement products to customers, ensuring timely delivery and customer satisfaction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the loading and dispatch of cement products to customers according to their orders and delivery schedules.
  • Ensure accurate recording of the dispatch details, including quantities, vehicle information, and delivery times.
  • Provide regular updates to customers on the status of their deliveries and address any concerns or issues raised.
  • Monitor the performance of the fleet and drivers, and take appropriate actions to optimize efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborate with the sales team and logistics department to ensure smooth coordination of delivery operations.
  • Resolve any delivery-related complaints or disputes, and work towards maintaining positive customer relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies during delivery operations.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 9 years experience in fleet management or customer service role.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a customer-focused approach.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Knowledge of fleet operations and logistics processes.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Office.

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6). Senior Freight Officer

Location: Lagos

Description

  • We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Freight Officer. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of freight transportation for DCP. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of logistics and experience in managing freight operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and oversee freight transportation activities, including negotiating rates with carriers and ensuring on-time delivery.
  • Monitor and track shipments to ensure they reach their destination in a timely manner.
  • Analyze transportation costs, routes, and performance metrics to identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with freight carriers, customs officials, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations related to freight transportation.
  • Manage and resolve any issues or disruptions that may occur during the transportation process.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organization to optimize logistics processes and maximize efficiency.
  • Prepare and present reports on freight transportation activities and performance to senior management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 6 – 9 years of experience in freight transportation or logistics management.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of freight transportation regulations and best practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and prioritize work.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in using transportation management software.

Deadline: Not Stated

How to Apply: Interested candidates should use the links below to apply:

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