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  • Posted: Nov 28, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Commercial Manager, Alternative Fuels

    Job Summary

    Sourcing for sustainable supply of commercial and industrial combustible wastes.


    • Develop and implement AF mapping – sourcing of commercial and industrial wastes

    • Self-generate and qualify leads from variety of negative cost AFRs (like expired chemicals, classified documents/bills /bank notes, grains and agro-waste from food processing companies and national reserves, products from FMCGs) for which Dangote will be paid to co-process safely.

    • Carry out market intelligence, investigate various product life cycle and anticipate key business development opportunities, while ensuring a sustainable market development (production, collection, disposal)

    • Together with the AF Project manager and the Plant AF Champion determine if the waste can be, and how to safely co-process the waste.

    • Determine the appropriate value of exchange for co-processing the negative cost waste and negotiate same to ensure maximum value is derived by Dangote for co-processing the waste.

    • Constantly update the commercial and industrial waste stream, import and exchange good practices regarding waste co-processing.

    • Update self with the evolution of hazardous and non-hazardous waste available globally and determine availability of same locally, depending on the prevailing manufacturing operations in various countries. Investigate and share latest co-processing options to safely dispose both hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.

    • Obtain, and if not available, derive product MSDS regarding all industrial and commercial wastes to the plant team for study and analysis to determine possibility to co-process and the inherent environmental, health and safety risks.

    • Carry out Risk Mapping to:

      • Make the mapping: material, geo-location, distance to plant, directory, contact person, assess available quantity – per week/month, season-production capacity along the year

      • Identify other consumers of this waste (Where, Who, Why, and what it is used for, if they are buying it, etc.)

    • Ensure good customer orientation and excellent stakeholder management (Govt., Environmental agencies, etc.)

    • Build AFR sales pipeline by developing and optimizing sales activities of commercial activities regarding AFRs

    • Make daily – weekly – monthly planning and reporting of commercial activities regarding AFR


    Education and Work Experience

    • Degree in Economics, Environmental, Chemical or Process Engineering.

    • Master in Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.

    • Experience in Alternative Fuels field, with minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar function/position in a cement plant.

    • Knowledge of Waste management.

    • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes and recoverable wastes.

    • Knowledge of Materials life cycle and end of life use.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Negotiating Skills.

    • Marketing & Customer Service.

    • Fluency in English.

    • Effective Communication and Interpersonal relations.

    • Numerical Analysis.


    • Private Health Insurance.

    • Paid Time off

    • Training and Development

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply

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