2016 Career Opportunities at Dangote

DangoteThe Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.


Dangote Cement P.L.C. is the biggest quoted company in West Africa and the only Nigerian company listed among Forbes Global 2000 Companies. The Company currently has several cement production plants in Nigeria in addition to presence in 14 other African countries. To consolidate its current strategic expansion drive and as part of our growing vision.

Sales Officer
    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 - 3 years
    Location Lagos
    Job Field Sales / Marketing 



Project Description:
The Sales Officer will drive the implementation of the Go-to-Market strategies of the company and be available for all other duties and tasks that may be assigned by the Sales leadership in the region.

Job Responsibilities:

    Responsible for identifying and developing core talent, including mentorship at the Market Developer level
    Coach and develop the team of direct reports while ensuring a culture of learning and development exists throughout DCP
    Responsible for relationships with accounts serving as the connection point with Sales area leadership in Operations
    Regular interaction with store level and local supply chain leaders
    Accountable for selling in and adherence to calendar mar

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies :

    Minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience within an FMCG/Customer Service environment
    B.Sc/ HND in any discipline.
    Must be a strong team player but must also be self-managed
    Must be persuasive, persistent and possess a good business acumen
    Very high action orientation and pragmatism towards sales achievement as well as readiness to take on responsibility
    Must possess a strong inclination towards execution as well as knowledge of the local environment

Market Developer

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 years max
    Location Lagos
    Job Field Graduate Jobs / Internships   Sales / Marketing 



Project Description :
The Market Developer will be required to achieve Fixed Coverage Plans, Call Frequency & Merchandising Objectives through regular visits to all potential sales outlets while maintaining the highest standards of performance.

Job Responsibilities :

    Achieve the daily and monthly Call targets by ensuring complete and proper coverage of the allocated area; ensure that all outlets are visited in the correct sequence, follow the planned call in each outlet and make sure that they are well stocked with Dangote Cement always.
    Determine the amount of bags required for next week and arrange with distributors to order the load accordingly.
    Maintain a good relationship with the customers at all times.
    Develop sales

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies :

    0-2 years Post-Qualification experience within any industry
    First degree/HND in any discipline
    Must be intensely self-driven but be motivated to work within a team
    Must be persuasive, persistent, accountable and ready to take on additional responsibility.

Area Sales Manager


    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 7 years
    Location Lagos
    Job Field Administration / Secretarial   Sales / Marketing 



Project Description :
The primary responsibility of the Area Sales Manager (ASM) is the direct Management and Leadership for an assigned Sales Area. In this role, He/She is responsible for the direction, execution and proper reporting of outcomes to the appropriate levels of Management to ensure expected revenue target are achieved. The ASM is also responsible for Customer Acquisition and Retention.

Job Responsibilities :

    Delivery of Business Plan
    Lead DCP to identify opportunities, establish goals and objectives and deliver business plan goals.
    Define Look of Success (LOS) and ensure understanding through effective communication.
    Establish accountability of team members and track/report results.
    Coach, Teach, Train or Hire for skill sets that will drive business forward.
    On-going dialogue and honest assessment of team members for effectiveness and capability.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies :
The successful Candidate is required to have the following competencies:

    Excellent PC skills ( MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    Excellent driving record will be required (a 7-year Motor Vehicle Record will be verified)
    Ability to work a flexible schedule as required
    Proven Leadership ability/People-Management skills
    Sales Management/Advanced Selling skills
    Excellent attention to details
    Excellent Problem-solving/Analytical skills
    Must be resourceful and have a good

Risk Officer

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 5 years
    Location Kogi
    Job Field Administration / Secretarial 



Project Description :
Responsible for Risk Management activities for a subsidiary of the Group – mainly monitoring risk(s) relating to Credit and Operational Risks. Support the Identification, assessment, mitigation and management of risks for the company through focusing on risk management via a defined enterprise wide risk framework - thereby ensuring the risks are mitigated and monitored in accordance with the company’s Risk Policies.

Job Responsibilities :
Operational Risk Activities

    Work closely with the Group Operational Risk team in ensuring that losses arising from failed or inadequate internal processes, systems, people and external events fall within the Group's risk appetite, and is in alignment with the organization’s corporate strategy
    Provide support to departments within the business unit in the identification of operational risk issues, and designing controls to mitigate risks identified

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies :

    HND/Bachelor’s Degree
    Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience within manufacturing or banking is preferable but not a must
    Good interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication skills

The successful Candidate is required to have the following competencies:

    Deep Knowledge of creating and executing policies and procedures.
    Up to date Risk management practices and industry knowledge
    Process analysis: Core Business Processes Skill/Compete

Insurance Coordinator


    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 5 years
    Location Lagos
    Job Field Administration / Secretarial   Insurance 



Project Description :
Summary of Job:

    Review all existing covers to ensure there is no gap in cover and recommend appropriate policies where necessary.
    Obtain/ review all necessary documentation required for insurance covers
    Liaise with head office to ensure all insurance covers/policy documents/payments are current.

Job Responsibilities :

    Review all policy and other documents for accuracy and correctness- sum insured, clauses, exclusions, and other terms/conditions
    Prepare and update premium payment schedules
    Ensure timely notification of all claims to head office- within 48hrs of occurrence
    Collate all claims processing documents within 7days. (Completely eliminate issue of incomplete documentation)
    Vet all claims processing documents submitted for proper substantiation
    Render necessary support to all claims adjusters

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies :

    HND/Bachelor’s Degree
    Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience within manufacturing or banking is preferable but not a must
    Good interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication skills

Method of Application

Use links below to apply on Dangote's career website