Dangote Group Fresh Job Vacancies – April | 8 Positions

Dangote Group is recruiting for the following vacant positions:

  1. Cost Engineer
  2. Executive Assistant
  3. SAP CoE Lead
  4. SAP Functional Expert
  5. Senior Development Geologist
  6. Senior Development Geologist
  7. Senior Well Engineer
  8. Senior Facility Engineer

The Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified manufacturing conglomerates. The Group continues to grow its vision of becoming the leading provider of essential needs in Food and Shelter in Sub-Saharan Africa with sustained market leadership in Cement Manufacturing, Sugar Milling, Sugar Refining, Packaging Material Production and Salt Refining.

*Job Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the office of the Group Chief Information Officer. Other duties are of a highly confidential nature and require extensive experience in the coordination, planning, and support of daily operational and administrative functions.
  • This position requires an individual who possesses the personal attributes and the professional experience consistent with high standards of conduct and performance. In performing the job, the individual must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company core values.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain complex calendar coordination for Group Chief Information Officer.
  • Extensive Outlook calendar coordination for the Information Technology Department including project meetings, team meetings and external auditor meetings.
  • Arrange travel and other logistics for IT team.
  • Complete complex expense reports for CIO, Technology Directors and staff.
  • Schedule and coordinate interview requests and prepare all necessary paperwork.
  • Support projects related to Information Technology through various applications.
  • Take meeting minutes for technology related project charters and distribute accordingly.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes for Information Technology Department.
  • Perform timekeeper responsibilities for Information Technology department.
  • Assist with team project coordination, maintenance and reporting; including creation of status reports and metrics.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • Ability to be thorough and precise when accomplishing a task with concern for all aspects of the job involved; double-checks the accuracy of information to provide consistently accurate and high-quality work.
  • Highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to complete research as requested and present to requestor in various formats.
  • Take ownership of all areas of IT support with results-driven attitude – i.e. multi task, meet deadlines, identify goals and priorities and complete complex assignments with minimal direction.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times in a busy, high-stress environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing needs and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Systems and Microsoft Windows operating systems including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook.
  • Ability to work and communicate with all departments and levels within the firm.

Requirements

  • 5-7 years experience as an executive assistant.
  • College degree preferred
  • Prior experience within a technology area a plus

Application Closing Date 
Not Specified

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Job Title: SAP CoE Lead

Location: Lagos

Job Description

Manage and lead SAP Center of Excellence team and lead and support SAP CoE projects and enhancements with integration from 3rd party systems and into SAP modules. SAP Modules that are included in scope of this role are SAP MM, SD, FI, CO, PP, HCM, among others:

  • Manage a team of direct reports, both functional and technical, on day to day support of an application with a focus on project delivery
  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly gain subject matter knowledge in multiple (specific) applications or functional (expertise) areas in supporting technology in multiple areas, e2e and across functions.
  • Manager/Team Lead representing one or more areas on a project, program or special initiative. Responsible for multiple key project segments as designated, but could include system configuration, process and code analysis, development, cutover planning, performance or UAT testing.
  • Manage the mentorship and training of team members in maintenance and operational support activities.
  • Leveraging product knowledge and experience, direct a wide range of resources as needed to identify or resolve complex multi system issues.
  • Leverage team members to utilize knowledge of application architecture, industry trends or best practices to recommend process or technology changes for the applications in the group’s portfolio.
  • Lead team members to research potential changes, analyze options and implement selected items. Audit results for efficiency, improved quality, or speed.
  • Maintain and execute a roadmap for team development, including individual development, succession planning, and alignment of team structure to meet the requirements for the team.
  • Communicate and coordinate communication of issue status for escalations, including senior leaders.
  • Periodically review monitoring to identify improvements.
  • Review team trends related to SLA compliance. For area of work, recommend corrective actions or CI initiatives as appropriate.
  • Help coordinate and triage complex functional issues across multiple domains.
  • Direct cross functional team members on overall handling of escalated issues, including triage of complex functional issues across a range of applications or systems.
  • Ensure critical processes are identified, defined, documented, and proactively managed.
  • Ensure identified impacts of planned application maintenance are appropriately communicated to all levels of the organization.
  • Identify continuous learning opportunities for self and direct reports (i.e. Learning Manager, attend other meetings to gain insights)
  • Prepare and participate in Talent Calibration and Succession planning
  • Provide coaching & feedback
  • Participate in informal mentorship if needed Develop team building activities
  • Design and recommend training needs for department
  • Participate and support Associate Opinion Survey initiatives
  • Responsible for rewarding and recognizing direct reports
  • Coordinate and/or assign responsibility to coordinate overall effort to translate business requests to functional requirements and high level design.
  • Connect with manufacturing and foods industry standards, or similar best practices within SAP applications.
  • Accountable for small to medium sized projects, and may lead complex functional solutions or solutions for multiple programs simultaneously.
  • Oversee delivery of SAP COE work products supporting enhancement, project or program work when named an accountable manager.
  • Lead team to identify timeline considerations including key assumptions and constraints in partnership with PM and other leads.
  • Facilitate and/or assign responsibility to facilitate prioritization discussion as needed. Ensure all required adjustments are applied prior to finalizing initial schedule.
  • Lead team to create supporting documents, provide development estimates, initial risk and mitigation recommendations. Lead team to recommend options with supporting material or data points including presentations
  • Ensure planned application architecture is in alignment with Dangote SOP and enterprise architecture.
  • Establish project communication to drive special initiatives or programs. Identify right teams, business groups, or external parties for inclusion. Establish meeting cadences as needed to support overall communication.
  • Establish project administrative actives as needed to support projects, special initiatives or large programs, Work in partnership and monitor delivery by assigned resources, including Leads and PM
  • Monitor or facilitate status communication and reporting for all initiatives in work area. Partner with PM or designated Leads. Drive awareness of status, opportunities, risks and issues of project with all parties, including Senior management.
  • Ensure participation and engagement of all teams, functions, or external vendors needed to deliver initiatives. Evaluate for effectiveness and expand or contract groups included.
  • Establish new vendor engagement guidelines, mature existing partnerships. Collaborate on process improvements to increase work quality, efficiency, or speed.
  • Accountable for vendor estimation, work scheduling, delivery. In partnership with Procurement, take point on end to end vender engagement lifecycle, including RFI/RFP evaluations, contract development and review, termination of services.
  • Help define process to manage complex test environments in partnership with TCOE, QA, Leads, and vendor contacts.

Requirements

  • 4 years degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • 8 to 10 years of SAP implementation experience, including 2 to 4 years of SAP project lead/management experience
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing concepts and processes, with a focus on cement and consumer goods
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple system development projects in a multi-platform environment, utilizing both in-house resources and consultants
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Broad knowledge base in multiple applications or businesses

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Job Title: Cost Engineer

Location: Lagos
Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Performance Analytic & Oversight Function

Position Description

  • Should be capable of performing Costing, scheduling and Planning of Projects at feasibility, Conceptual, FEED and Detailed Design, Construction & Commissioning and managing the work within the allocated budget and effectively plan to complete it within schedule. An effective resources planning capability is essential.
  • Working Experience with Quester, MS Project & Primavera is essential. Should be able to work without supervision.

Job Responsibilities

  • Planning Packages prepared by third party like design consultants or EPC Contractors. Costing of the all phases of Projects in accordance with AACE Guidelines from Feasibility till Commissioning.
  • Analysing the various elements of the Costs and monitoring them regularly; generating the report and producing it for Management Appraisal.
  • Prepare Cost in accordance with AACE Guidelines.
  • Estimation and Managing resources in terms Money, Machinery and Manpower.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • Engineering Degree is essential. Post Graduate Qualification desirable and shall be preferred. Minimum 8 years in the Functional Area in Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Minimum 12-15 Years in Oil & Gas Industry

Application Closing Date 
30th April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Job Title: SAP Functional Expert

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The SAP practice at Dangote Group is looking for motivated professionals with SAP experience in the following modules – SD, FICO, MM, HCM, PP, PM. Join our team of professionals, and work with our Center of Excellence to support our businesses with SAP implementation & support.

Job Description and Requirements

  • Functional support of the following SAP modules: SD, FICO, MM, HCM, PP, PM. Requirements gathering and scope definition together with various business stakeholders
  • Provides analysis for, and directs activities of SAP SD resources as determined by and in conjunction with the senior management team
  • Leads project planning sessions with one or more customers to improve one or more business processes within an organization, generally involving use and improvement of information systems
  • Definition of innovative functional solutions to meet business process requirements in SAP and/ or other backbone systems
  • Develops relationships with customers and senior management by being proactive, displaying a high level of knowledge of the business and by providing innovative business solutions
  • Supports and aligns with global IT vision, ensures that IT activities support global vision. Participates in global meetings to review application performance and project status.
  • Provide expert advice on SAP functionality. The ideal candidate is supposed to be expert in his SAP module and should be able to provide in detail the functionality available in SAP.
  • Collect & analyze customer requirements on the following:
    • Business processes and parameters: This is important for business processes to be covered in SAP and compile the various parameters required for subsequent Configuration.
    • Assist in data transfer mapping: Data is required to be transferred to SAP from the legacy systems (e.g. Master Data like Material Master, Customer/Vendor master etc..)
    • Determining reporting requirements: Standard SAP Reports and any Customized Reporting required.
    • Determine printed forms requirements
    • Suggest solutions based on best business practices so that business gets benefits by following these SAP processes.
  • Assist in the development of business process descriptions
  • Conduct implementation & training workshops: This is particularly required for SAP Power users and then guidance for end-user training. Most of the implementations follow ‘Train the Trainer’ approach..
  • Provide guidance on end-user documentation.
  • Provide guidance on test plan: How to test SAP functionality for the required Business processes and ensure that all scenarios are covered.
  • Conduct unit tests based on customer defined scenarios
  • Coordinate with other module SAP Consultants for Integration requirements.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related technical/ business areas or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience with relevant SAP working as a Consultant or SAP deployment team member.
  • Experience in business application system development methodology and business process re-engineering.
  • Two full cycle deployments preferred
  • Exhibits global mindset
  • Demonstrated ability/ experience in implementation of major systems applications involving relevant modules at a global enterprise
  • Strong experience with 3rd party, subcontracting, ATP, and material determination processes
  • Strong understanding of user exits
  • SAP NetViewer technology experience preferred.
  • Strong customer focus and partnership abilities
  • Strong leadership skills with customer interfacing experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with and present ideas and updates to senior or executive level management
  • Demonstrated experience working in a cross-functional, highly matrixed organization, including leveraging corporate and third-party resources.

Application Closing Date 
Not Specified

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Job Title: Senior Development Geologist

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Petroleum Production Engineering
 
Position Description

  • Senior technical member of sub-surface team responsible for building and updating reservoir static models, well planning, field development activities, planning & monitoring operational activities across shallow marine assets offshore Nigeria.
  • Provide high quality geological evaluations, reservoir and well correlations to the Development Team.
  • Provide Input to geological projects and studies and integrate study results in to field development models.
  • Perform & QC models with uncertainty realisation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Accurate static models that capture depositional environment inherent in the reservoirs
  • Models/scenarios that capture accurate property distributions in the reservoirs
  • Models/scenarios that define/capture drillable opportunities and sweet spots 4.
  • Accurate Deterministic/Stochastic reserve estimations
  • Work with team geoscientists, REs and PEs to create representative suite of facies and static models Petro-physical input to reserve evaluation and identification of sweet spots for further.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • M.Sc/PHD level or equivalent in Geoscience.
  • Minimum 10-15 years’ cognate experience in oil/gas industry with 7-10 years’ solid experience in static modelling and development/reservoir geology in clastic environment.

Application Closing Date 
30th April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Job Title: Senior Subsurface Reservoir Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Plant & Machinery (P & M)
 
Position Description

  • Expert level skills as an E&P subsurface/reservoir engineer or geologist in developing both individually and with key stakeholders: Reserves estimates and forecasts, reservoir mgt plans and concepts.
  • Will deliver subsurface reservoir and field wide monitoring service provision options, covering existing fields, potential reservoirs, economic analysis, F&D and well and lifting costs on a reservoir and field basis.
  • Provide valuation of information assessments as it relates to Geologic.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure alignment and timely approvals both internal and external stakeholders and approvers. Sr Mgt, partners and government bodies alike. Where required coordinate the technical input into the Management Committee meetings with regulators and our partners.
  • Ensure efficient approval and endorsement workflow: Contribute to the generation, coordination and delivery of documents to support the approval processes: for commercial agreement, strategies, tender lists, evaluation templates.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • 15+ years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry as a reservoir engineer/ mgr with at least 5 but no more than 8 years in field oversight and OIM mgt
  • Track record in working in Nigerian or other international locales with heavy governmental engagement required in delivering 3rd party labor and operational services in alignment with government partners: selection, tendering, and contracting
  • Demonstrated skill in supplier selection, scope development, negotiation support, evaluation.

Application Closing Date 
30th April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Plant & Machinery (P & M)
 
Position Description

  • Expert level skills in developing both individually and with key stakeholders: Well concepts, supplier prequalification, tender/RFP technical and commercial evaluation templates.
  • Providing negotiation support, and creating and ensuring timely delivery of complex scopes from Strategy development to Evaluation to Mobilization.
  • From SOW to close out of work plans and documents.

Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated Expert at technically, prequalifying scoping and evaluating 3rd party well (Oil field services for drilling workover, completion,) suppliers and outsourced work from low to high risk, simple to complex work, and costs /values from the tens of thousands to the tens of millions USD.
  • Scopes range from the re-entry of existing wells, intervention, workover, recompletion, and re-drill to Greenfield well and completion concepts.
  • May involve subsea as well as surface technologies.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • 15+ years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry as a wells engineer with at least 5 but no more than 8 years in field oversight and execution
  • Excellent technical and communication skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork,
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language
  • Track record in working in Nigerian or other international locales with heavy governmental engagement required in selection, tendering, and contracting for E&P support services.

Application Closing Date 
30th April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

*Job Title: Senior Facility Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Plant & Machinery (P & M)
 
Position Description

  • Expert level skills as an E&P facilities engineer in developing both individually and with key stakeholders: subsea, jacket and topsides concepts, Engineering, installation, HUC, fabrication, offshore construction and pipeline design and installation scopes.
  • Able to effortlessly deliver facilities concepts, contract strategies, supplier prequalification, tender/RFP technical and commercial evaluation templates and scopes of work, Providing negotiation support, and creating and ensuring timely.

Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated Expert at technically, prequalifying scoping and evaluating 3rd party facilities contractors and services and products (Engineering services for refurbishment, inspection, repair, jacket and topsides life extension, hook up and commissioning work, marine mooring, pipeline testing and replacement.) from low to high risk, simple to complex work, and costs /values from the tens of thousands to the tens of millions USD.
  • Typically has worked in E&P company looking after maint.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • 15+ years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry as a facilities engineer with at least 5 but no more than 8 years in field oversight and execution/construction mgt
  • Excellent technical and communication skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork, change mgt and influencing
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language
  • Track record in working in Nigerian or other international locales with heavy governmental engagement required in delivering 3rd party services in alignment with government.

Application Closing Date 
30th April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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