General Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

at Dangote Cement

Manufacturing / Production
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Successful candidates will oversee/assume responsibility for managing the planning, operations and maintenance of 300 trucks to achieve seamless operations in the transportation department; supervise the operational aspects  of Dangote Cement Group’s plant Transport department to ensure that all activities are executed in a timely and efficient manner.

Would also:

Participate in the design and articulation of Dangote Cement Group’s transportation strategy, policies and procedures to ensure alignment with plant operations.

Coordinate the execution of Dangote Cement Group’s transportation operational strategy/plan in line with agreed upon guidelines.

Develop fleet administrative standards and vehicle operating policies for the plant fleet.

Oversee thetracking of DCP’s fleet and generation of relevant reports as required.

Supervise fleet scheduling and planning activities to ensure timely delivery of products to depots/customers.

Oversee liason with maintenance unit to ensure trucks are in good working condition at all times.

Ensure that truck drivers adhere to company regulations and freight transportation laws/

Prepare a transport operations budget which will be incorporation in to the Plant Transport budget if approved.

Proactively identify potential operational issues and opportunities in the transportation department.

Keep abreast of recent development in the logistics and transportation field.


Person Specifications

Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline

Post-graduate/professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Minimum of 20 years relevant work experience with fleet management (trucks) with atleast 10 years in a management role.

Good knowledge of freight transport laws and regulations

In-depth understanding of transportation and supply chain management

Working knowledge of transport HSE policies.

Understanding of local and international best practice in freight transportation

Good knowledge of trucks parts and functions

Strong organizing and time management skills

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


The expected fixed salary will be N12million per year with performance-linked variable salary scheme totalling to a maximum of N24 million per annum

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