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  • Posted: Feb 5, 2021
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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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    Head, Technical Services - Cement Industry

    Job ID: HeadOffice-TS001
    Department: DCP - Operations
    Reporting Line: Reports to the Plant Director

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the coordination and definition of technical and plant performance-related strategies and standards.
    • Define R&D & Product Development strategy; identify and develop products for new markets.
    • Oversee product testing to ensure that all products meet quality, regulatory and customer requirements.
    • Manage BOMs and ensure that product and engineering changes are processed in accordance with the QMS.
    • Manage all regulatory, quality and compliance requirements and ensure documentation is up to date and in line with current legislation.
    • Lead the Technical team by inspiring and motivating. Ensure personal development training plans are in place.
    • Liaise with customers, commercial and marketing to establish and maintain Product and Technology Roadmaps.
    • Ensuring well-organised communication of decisions and current developments.
    • Developing and implementing standardized reporting functions, work instructions for optimising the process chains.
    • Provides guidance to the BU Executive Team to contribute to expected Technical performance of the Plants.
    • Ensuring a high-end operation and maintenance of plants.
    • Comply with all relevant company and statutory environmental, health and safety procedures and guidelines.

    Education and Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering or Design related discipline
    • Postgraduate Degree preferred;
    • Membership of an internationally recognized professional body preferred.


    • Excellent technical and leadership capabilities. Working knowledge of key Technical relations issues (preferably in emerging countries), standards (e.g. IFC, World Bank Group and AfDB standards and guidelines) and practices across a spectrum including development projects and operations;
    • Be able to respond under pressure with presence and poise to the public and media;
    • Possess a style of clear and effective communication, both oral and written. Superior level of cross-cultural communication skills including public relations, negotiation, liaison, information sharing and conflict resolution;
    • Have the skill and attitude to act in a proactive manner to anticipate problems and solve existing problems in the context of operational requirements.
    • Able to listen to opinions, formulate recommendations in a confident and constructive manner

    Key Role Qualification Required:

    • 20+ year’s industry experience (cement preferred) including relevant project site operational experience in emerging countries, preferably in Africa;
    • Understand customer needs and be able to turn requirements into innovative strategic solutions.
    • Promote a teamwork culture and build effective relationships across the business
    • Track record in influencing positive organizational change inside organisation and community management role preferably in an international setting;
    • Development and implementation of Integrated Management Systems according to IFC Performance Standards and ISO14001 / ISO45001 international standards;
    • Be practical, hands on with a 'can do' attitude.


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply
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