Dangote Cement Plc Recruiting Transport Managers (6 Positions) - Jobs in Nigeria

Dangote Cement Plc Recruiting Transport Managers (6 Positions)

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19 May, 2016

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Graduate Jobs in Nigeria, Transportation Jobs in Nigeria

Dangote Cement Plc is the biggest quoted company in West Africa and among Forbes Global 2000 Companies. The Company currently has several cement production plants in Nigeria in addition to presence in 17 other African countries. To consolidate its current strategic expansion drive and as part of its growing vision. Dangote Cement Plc is seeking to recruit about 2000 candidates for the vacant position below in its Transport Division:

Job Title: Transport Maintenance Manager
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description

  • This position will manage and lead a team of people in allocating workload and managing the day to day operations in the workshop.
  • It requires the job holder to co-ordinate resources and liaise with internal and external key contacts to ensure work is delivered on time arid to a quality standard.

Duties

  • Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labour allocation for day to day operations.
  • Co-ordinate resources, (operational and human) schedules and activities to effectively manage jobs.
  • Ensure supplies are ordered for each job.
  • Assist with quoting, project management, materials purchasing and quality checks.
  • Ensure correct job numbers are used and that time records are correct.
  • Provide oversight and cheek job estimates.
  • Manage inward goods, checking quantities, dispatching goods and receipting Invoices
  • Regularly report progress on each job and quickly communicate delays or concerns with the Director- Operations.

Person Specifications
The eligible candidate should have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with people at various levels from shop floor to senior management
  • Can look beyond the initial customer enquiry and identify other business opportunities
  • CAD drawing skills are an advantage but not essential
  • Project management experience
  • People management skills computer literacy with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel

Educational Qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should possess as minimum requirement:

  • Degree in Business Administration or in a technical field, Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred;
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a similar role;
  • At least 5 years specific experience in transport.

 

Job Title: Transport Maintenance Senior Manager
Location: Nigeria

Job Description
In the role of Transport Maintenance Senior Manager you will be responsible for the management of all maintenance activities required to meet safety, service reliability and budget and schedule goals including the management of corrective and preventive maintenance for all trucks, track work, guide way, structures, station doors, traction power supply and distribution system, communication system and automatic truck control system.

Duties

  • Lead and supervise over maintenance department, the personnel and activities arid ensure employees adhere to all safety rules arid company operating polices, and code of ethics;
  • Make timely and responsible decisions regarding operational and personnel matters, including allocation of resources, customer service issues, performance appraisals, employee development, and corrective actions.
  • Utilize maintenance data and information technology applications to plan and assess the condition of the vehicle and wayside components and utilize that information to strategically plan maintenance activities.
  • Train, coach, and mentor all direct reports, using the Performance Management Process (PMPs) providing appropriate feedback, counsel and personal development plans as needed.

Person Specifications
The eligible candidate should have:

  • Strong leadership’s skills a Problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English both written and spoken.
  • Demonstrate ability and technical aptitude.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Educational Qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should posses as minimum requirement:

  • Degree in Business Administration or in a technical field (preferably in a related field)
  • At least 20 years of experience in a similar role;
  • At least 10 years of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) experience working in an industrial environment

Job Title: Transport Maintenance General Manager
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description
In the role of Senior Transport Manager you will be responsible for the management of all maintenance activities required to meet safety, service reliability and budget and schedule goals including the management of corrective and preventive maintenance for all trucks, track work, guide way, structures, station doors, traction power supply and distribution system, communication system and automatic truck control system.

Duties

  • Lead and supervise over maintenance department, the personnel and activities arid ensure employees adhere to all safety rules arid company operating polices, and code of ethics;
  • Make timely and responsible decisions regarding operational and personnel matters, including allocation of resources, customer service issues, performance appraisals, employee development, and corrective actions.
  • Utilize maintenance data and information technology applications to plan and assess the condition of the vehicle and wayside components and utilize that information to strategically plan maintenance activities.
  • Train, coach, and mentor all direct reports, using the Performance Management Process (PMPs) providing appropriate feedback, counsel and personal development plans as needed.

Person Specifications
The eligible candidate should have:

  • Strong leadership’s skills a Problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English both written and spoken.
  • Demonstrate ability and technical aptitude.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Educational Qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should posses as minimum requirement:

  • Degree in Business Administration or in a technical field (preferably in a related field);
  • At least 25 years of experience in a similar role;
  • At least 15 years of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) experience working in an industrial environment

Job Title: Transport Operations Manager
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description

  • The position is responsible for the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of school buses and other support vehicles to ensure the safe and economical usage of vehicles.

Duties

  • Oversee the repair and maintenance operation for all DCP Trucks.
  • Coordinate vehicle concerns and issues with DCP trucks.
  • Maintain equipment records in accordance with federal, state and local laws, policy or Regulation and state inspection,
  • Review/process purchase requisitions for parts and supplies,
  • Review financial/budget reports and prepare yearly operating budget.
  • Identify/coordinate training needs for fleet analyst.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of truck automotive repair facility management.

Person Specifications
The eligible candidate should have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with people at various levels from shop floor to senior management
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel

Educational Qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should possess as minimum requirement:

  • Degree in business administration or in a technical field, Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred;
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a similar role;
  • At least 5 years specific experience in transport.

Job Title: Senior Transport Operations Manager
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description

  • In the role of Senior Transport Manager you will be responsible for managing the transportation department or unit. Hires, trains, and supervises employees and manages scheduling of trucks.

Duties

  • Oversee transportation department, including its assets and employees.
  • Manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • Ensure customer goods move from production through the supply chain to the end user.
  • Establish quality transportation services.
  • Develop partnerships with self collection customers.
  • Plan and implement budgets.
  • Supervise scheduling of truck movement.

Person Specifications
The eligible candidate should have:

  • Ability to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation
  • Strong understanding of current transport system, concepts, strategy and best practice.
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills and communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • In-depth understanding of the trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry,
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the macro and micro environmental trends and their impact on the organization.
  • Excellent knowledge of the products and service offerings of Dangote Cement P.L.C.
  • Very good negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Educational qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should posses as minimum requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics.
  • Master’s degree with specialization in Transport and Logistics.
  • Minimum of 20 years of related experience with at least 10 years specific experience in transport.

Job Title: Transport Operations General Manager
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description
In the role of Transport General Manager you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Responsible for getting the Dangote products in the right quantities, to the right locations all at the right time.
  • Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles.
  • Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles.
  • Dispatching Dangote products to national and international destinations.
  • Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures to do with tachograph and towing etc.
  • Managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers and line managers.

The Successful Applicant
Candidates wishing to be consider for this role should meet the following criteria:

  • Experienced of working within a transport environment.
  • Lead by example and try to resolve driver issues on a night to night basis to avoid formal grievances.
  • Knowledge of transport legislation. Knowledge of computerized scheduling and driver management packages would be an advantage.
  • Experience of supervising I managing a team; if at senior level this would be highly advantageous.

Person Specifications
The eligible candidate should have:

  • Ability to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation
  • Strong understanding of current transport system, concepts, strategy and best practice.
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills and communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • In-depth understanding of the trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry,
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the macro and micro environmental trends and their impact on the organization.
  • Excellent knowledge of the products ahd service offerings of Dangote Cement P.L.C.
  • Very good negotiation and relationship management skiils.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Educational Qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should posses as minimum requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics.
  • Master’s degree with specialization in Transport and Logistics.
  • Minimum of 25 years of related experience with at least 15 years specific experience in transport.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and application to: [email protected]Specify the position you are applying for as subject of the mail e.g job title: Transport Maintenance Manager

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  1st June, 2016

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