Head, Technical Services – Cement Industry at Dangote Group

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Job Title: Head, Technical Services – Cement Industry

Job ID: HeadOffice-TS001
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
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-organized 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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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