Senior General Manager, Production at Dangote Group


  • 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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    Senior General Manager, Production

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 30 years
    • Location Ogun
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Location: Ibese, Ogun
    Reports To Head: Plant Director

    Job Summary

    • Ensure plant operations are optimized towards accomplishment of all set plant performance objectives.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participate in the development and articulation of a production strategy for DCP
    • Create and manage the Plant’s production plan, capacity plan and materials requirement plan in line with DCP’s strategic intent.
    • Oversee the implementation of approved production plan at the plant to ensure established targets are met.
    • Ensure that production processes are implemented in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
    • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the unit’s strategic direction and objective to all staff.
    • Prepare annual production budgets based on relevant considerations including market forces and ensure achievement of planned budgets through optimization of resources.
    • Coordinate and manage the production team to achieve daily production targets within the specified quality level, budget and time.
    • Liaise with Maintenance to coordinate planned shutdowns of production lines for the purpose of maintenance.
    • Oversee the execution of cement kiln lining repairs, raw, cement mill operations, and cement packaging system.
    • Keep abreast with new developments in cement production and good practices, and make recommendations for improvement to the Deputy Plant Director (Operations & Maintenance).
    • Supervise the implementation of approved recommendations.
    • Coordinate with other units of production, mines and maintenance departments are required to meet production requirements.
    • Provide overall guidance, leadership and strategic direction to the production team.
    • Prepare and provide production repots and information to management to aid decision making.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Plant Director.


    • M.Sc in Chemistry or related discipline.
    • Post-graduate/relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of thirty (30) years relevant work experience, 10 of which must be in senior management position.

    Skills & Competencies:

    • In-depth knowledge of cement production processes.
    • Up to date knowledge of the cement industry (Local and international) including the trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Firsthand knowledge of cement manufacturing equipment and their functionalities.
    • Strong knowledge of product quality parameters and quality control.
    • Competence in Operations Planning, Budgeting and Management
    • Data Analytics skills competence and Financial Management capability.
    • People management and leadership skills.
    • Strong relationship management and communication skills.
    • Good supervisory, coaching and monitoring skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities.


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Pension Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development.

    Method of Application

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