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  • Posted: Feb 26, 2024
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    The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing ...
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    Assistant Manager, Social Performance

    Job Summary

    • We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Assistant Manager, Social Performance who will be responsibile for managing compliance to Dangote's Group standards and Regulatory requirements, the social performance manager will have interface with site operations management, consultants and regulatory agencies.
    • In this role, you will provide support to the DCP location Social Performance teams with visible commitment to excellence in Social Performance activities, support the development and implementation of a company-wide Social Investment strategy and work with the Head Social Performance and key stakeholders to recognize and communicate all firm initiatives with social impact. 


    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Build and oversee the company's corporate Social Performance strategy.
    • Develop Social Performance capabilities throughout the organization to reinforce the culture and brand of Dangote Cement PLC.
    • Support plants in developing and implementing effective Social Performance Management Systems.
    • Contribute to the embedding of a culture of compliance and ethical behaviors in DCP.
    • Provide consultation and support to lines of business and inclusion networks involved in social responsibility efforts.
    • Monitor compliance of DCP Plants as regards required regulation and performanc standards through audit programs.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop goals, processes, and metrics to measure and report the Company's performance with respect to Social Performance and social investments disclosures.
    • Partner with corporate communications to develop and deploy awareness materials on Social Performance initiatives and how they add to the company's strategies. Including creating and producing an annual report.
    • Monitor industry trends and changes in the relevant regulatory, performance standard and policy environment for informed decision making Coordinate with Group HSSE Function (Social Performance) to monitor and report on the Group performance against defined social KPls and also deliver on required compliance mandates.
    • Work with Marketing, Human Resources, Sustainability and Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) leadership teams to increase associate engagement in Social Performance and ESG initiatives and maintain a culture of responsible corporate citizenship. May lead or champion company wide campaigns.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Provide support towards creating awareness of social issues likely to have material impacts on the business;
    • Provide support on external and internal compliance assurance programs.
    • Produce reports and updates on social performance for both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Coordinate selection of vendors/contractors for technical social assignments


    • A degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Community or Rural Development, Political Science, Humanities or related fields.
    • Master's Degree in related field will be an added advantage.
    • 12+ years related experience including relevant project site operational experience.
    • 4+ years of business consulting experience.
    • Very good working knowledge of applicable social-related legislation, corporate social investment approaches, land acquisition and resettlement, human rights management, health impacts on local community, cultural heritage, (preferably in emerging countries), international standards (e.g. IFC, World Bank Group and AfDB EHSS standards and guidelines) and practices across a spectrum including development projects and operations.
    • Vast knowledge of social issues related to the Cement industry.
    • Proactive anticipation and problem-solving skills in the context of operational and regulatory requirements.
    • Experience in leading continuous improvement projects.
    • Effective planning, target. setting, project monitoring and performance measurement.
    • Experience in successful implementation of social performance management framework in a large and diversified business space.
    • Track record in executing technical social studies/surveys and managing social investment portfolios.
    • Excellent cross-cultural communication (written and verbal) and advocacy skills.
    • Adaptive and self-driven.
    • Negotiation and Conflict Management skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply

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