New Job Opportunities at Dangote Group Tanzania Ltd 2021(5 Positions)

The Dangote Group

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.

Upcoming projects include a $12 billion investment in an Oil Refinery, Fertilizer Plant and Petrochemical Complex.

1:Job title: Finance Controller- Cement Industry:

  • Oversee Dangote Cement Ltd Tanzania (DCTL) budgeting and reporting; financial analysis and forecasting; cost and revenue management; and fixed asset accounting.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial records and compliance with best practice financial management principles and regulatory requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive the implementation of approved finance policies at the plant.
  • Drive the implementation of the department’s operational strategy, work plans, programs, systems, controls, policies, and procedures to ensure a rigorous financial framework in alignment with DCLT overall objectives.

Management

  • Ensure ongoing review, update, and documentation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial forecasts, and ratio analysis.
  • Provide overall guidance, leadership support, and strategic direction in the execution of the department’s functions and activities.
  • Regularly update DCLT accounting policies and procedures manual and ensure compliance with Group policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective utilization of DCLT financial resources to achieve cost-efficiency
  • Implement adequate internal financial control systems and frameworks to ensure appropriate integration of business reporting requirements, the integrity of the information contained in, and the compliance of DCLT financial statements with relevant reporting regulations.

Transactions

  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure that accounts receivables are collected promptly
  • Process payroll in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Reporting

  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with DCLT accounting policies and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report and statutory accounts
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Manage the production of periodic and ad hoc costing reports
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

Compliance

  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Proactively identify risks and define and implement strategies to prevent revenue leakage.
  • Perform any other duties as may be the Country CFO

               Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or any other related discipline.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-T) or possess an equivalent certification recognized by NBAA, ACCA.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years in a senior managerial position.
  • A minimum of 4 years of factory and manufacturing experience is mandatory.
  • A master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Ability to use SAP is an important advantage
  • The role is based at Mtwara and may require some travels

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislation relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including the understanding of finance best practices and IFRS – international accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis.
  • Very sound business acumen – financial and commercial knowledge.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and influencing skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

 

2. Job title: Management Accountant:

       Description

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organizing and timely preparing the annual budget.
  • Controlling and monitoring expenses and ensure expenditure (including CAPEX) is in line with budget.
  • Accurate and timely preparation of the monthly management reports and country finance reports.
  • Preparing monthly forecasts to aid business planning.
  • Developing and managing financial systems & policies, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Working closely with the Plant team on cost initiative strategies and recommending strategies to reduce costs.
  • Coordinating stock counts monthly and liaising with specialists for the bulk material count on a quarterly basis.
  •  Monthly monitoring of standard costs in the system against actual costs.
  • Perform month-end activities, settlement of orders, and reviewing consumption bookings.
  •  Stock movement monitoring and reconciliation.
  • Monitoring inventory consumption and cement production/movements.
  • Perform any other tasks as given by the Financial Controller or CFO.

Requirements

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years experiences working with a role supporting senior management in the manufacturing industry or similar. (Manufacturing industry is a must).
  • Qualified candidate with CPA/ACCA.

Skills and Competencies

  • SAP Knowledge is key.
  • Results-oriented and team player and ability to follow guidelines and controls required of the position.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure, and with a business Partner mindset.
  • Flexible and with the ability to liaise with people of different cultures.
  • Must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili

Benefits

  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development

 

3. Job title:  Quality Assurance Manager

            Description

Oversee and coordinate product testing and inspection process for DCP Tanzania products to ensure optimal quality of final products is achieved and pre-determined standards of production are maintained

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and drive the implementation of the annual Quality Control Plan for the plant.
  • Ensure that production quality control processes are implemented in line with agreed-upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Supervise laboratory operations to ensure precision in the sample testing process for raw materials, intermediate products, final products, oil, water, gas, etc. and the appropriate calibration of equipment.
  • Ensure all set product quality targets are met and deviations from target quality standards are promptly identified and rectified.
  • Coordinate the weaning and pilling of cement raw materials; and control of chemical parameters.
  • Liaise with process control operatives with regards to the quality control parameters for semi-finished (Raw meal and Clinker) and final products.
  • Ensure preventive maintenance is carried out on laboratory equipment and effective housekeeping is conducted in the laboratories.
  • Prepare annual calibration schedule and ensure calibration is carried out on laboratory equipment as scheduled.
  • Manage the interface between the QA/QC function and other relevant departments within the plant.
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by the Plant Director/Management

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of Forty (14) years relevant work experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality audit/testing processes for cement
  • In-depth knowledge of the cement industry (local and international)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven training and facilitation skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Proficiently in Microsoft Office suites

 

Skills and Competencies

  • SAP Knowledge is key.
  • Results-oriented and team player and ability to follow guidelines and controls required of the position.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure, and with a business Partner mindset.
  • Flexible and with the ability to liaise with people of different cultures.
  • Must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili

Benefits

  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development

 

 4. Job title:  Zonal Coordinator

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee the execution of sales plans to meet assigned revenue and target metric objectives within the assigned region.
  • Participate in goal-setting activities for the region and agree on sales goals with area sales officers.
  • Develop sales work plans for the region with a clear approach for adoption by the area sales officers.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day activities of the area sales team in the assigned region and ensure alignment with the company’s objectives.
  • Proactively identify and make recommendations to the sales and Marketing Director on potential revenue streams and customer needs.
  • Periodically review the performance of the regional area sales team against set targets.
  • Monitor sales performance in assigned regions and ensure the development of effective strategies to address shortfalls.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key customers in assigned region/s and maintain long-term relationships with strategic customers.
  • Oversee the management of the region’s customer database to support sales initiatives
  • Provide support to sales officers in the resolution of escalated sales/ and customer-related issues.
  • Coordinate with the marketing teams and ensure the implementation of promotional activities for the region.
  • Evaluate market trends and gather competitive information, identify trends that affect current and future growth of regional sales and profitability.
  • Conduct demand planning and forecasting to manage and ensure product availability for customers at all times.
  • Develop and implement tactics and strategies for distributor loyalty.
  • Oversee the preparation of the monthly and annual budget for the assigned region and monitor its implementation
  • Authorize the expenses for the sales region in line with the approved budget and manual of authority
  • Collate periodic sales reports from sales officers for submission and review by DCP Tanzania Management for strategic decision making
  • Perform any other related duties assigned by Deputy or Head of Sales.

Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Commerce or Marketing
  • Post Graduate in Business, MBA preferred

Work Experience

  • 4-5 years of experience as sales manager
  • 4-8 of sales experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Commercial orientation.
  • Creating and implementing a sales plan.
  • Meeting sales goals by monitoring progress.
  • Analyzing sales data.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Management and leadership skills.
  • Developing budgets.
  • Mentoring and coaching sales officers.

Benefits

  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development

5. Job title: Assistance General Manager MIPS

           Description

Evaluate the reliability of systems and specialized equipment to ensure effective and efficient execution, and oversee the mechanical and electrical inspection of the plant equipment

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the MIPS schedule.
  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information.
  • Perform Planning and scheduling activities in SAP.
  • Estimate production costs, cost-saving methods, and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management review, action, and control.
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency.
  • Continuously monitor the reliability of machines and processes and make recommendations as to replacing, modifying, or repairing it.
  • Review engineering specifications and drawings, proposing design modifications to improve reliability within cost and other performance requirements.
  • Evaluate the failure rates and maintenance costs of equipment and processes.
  • Make suggestions and implement plans to reduce equipment failure and decrease maintenance costs
  • Provide input in defining asset maintenance and risk management plans.
  • Define the criteria for equipment evaluation, testing, inspection and distribution of various maintenance tasks.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the CGM or Plant Director.

Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant work experience.

Skills and Competencies

  • Working knowledge of cement manufacturing industry
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on project management experience
  • Working knowledge of engineering economics including cost/benefit analysis
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically, to appreciate the systemic impact of various policies, issues, and solutions
  • Good and holistic understanding of the business operations, inter-relationships and dependencies
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good problem analysis and solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites

Benefits

  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development
Deadline: Not spesiffied

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