Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Recent Employment Opportunities at NASCON Allied Industries Plc (Dangote Group)


Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates 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.
We are recruiting to fill the positions below:


Job Title: Fleet Manager
Location: Lagos
Organization: NASCON Allied Industries Plc.
Employment TYPE: Full-time
Job Summary
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership of the company’s fleet.
  • Control and reduce operating costs, providing specialist knowledge relating to trucks management
  • Improve the operational performance of the fleet, whilst minimizing the operative downtime.
Job Responsibilities
  • Implement and maintain policies and processes to ensure the fleet operates effectively and efficiently, educating staff with the industry’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Management of our tracker provider to monitor and improve driver management, sharing this information with the Head of Transport and Management Team.
  • Maintain records, proving that the fleet is compliant with regulations whilst demonstrating value for money.
  • Analyze transport distribution methods and processes for optimal delivery of customer freight that meets established service and cost requirements.
  • Facilitate timely daily, weekly, monthly truck technical inspection with the use of the truck checklist.
  • Manage maintenance schedules to ensure that the optimum number of trucks are working at all times to meet the company’s customer needs.
  • Budget management of fleet repairs on costs and administrative costs, recognizing the need for value for money in compliance with Financial Regulations.
  • Directly supervise and observe the loading of trucks to determine conformance to loading patterns and to prevent shifting or damage to materials or products during transit.
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items, safety issues and perform preventive maintenance.
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing & frequency.
  • Track trucks, fuel usage, and consumption rates to identify ways to maximize fuel economy and manage fuel card usage.
  • Understand, embrace and apply the company culture of continuous improvement.
  • Apply and record appropriate disciplinary actions where necessary.
Competence Requirements
  • Mechanical aptitude and analytical skills
  • Experience in providing strategic and operational leadership of a commercial fleet.
  • General knowledge in Utilizing GPS systems to monitor drivers and track trucks.
  • Knowledge of minimizing the impact on business whilst conducting cyclical and incidental fleet repairs.
  • A strong working knowledge of Nigeria fleet and transport legislation.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of route planning and Driver management
Qualification/Experience
  • HND/B.Sc. in Transport & Logistics Management or other related fields
  • 5-10 years’ cognate experience in a Logistics role
  • Relevant professional certification in Transport in Nigeria. E.g. National Institute of Transport & Logistics is an added advantage
  • Experience in FMCG or transportation industry.
  • Experience of managing a fleet of commercial trucks of 100 or more
  • Experience of compliance requirements for the transport industry.
  • Experience of fleet telemetry/Truck tracking systems.
  • Experience of fleet maintenance systems.
Job Title: Head of Transport & Logistics
Location: Lagos State, Nigeria
Organization: NASCON Allied Industries Plc.
Department: Transport
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Purpose
  • The role will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day transportation operations of the company and directing major projects; supervise employees, delegating tasks accordingly, monitoring performance, and conducting regular follow-ups with business objectives.
  • To optimize the transportation network from the inside, by constantly research and test software tools, management methodologies, and workflow processes.
Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for direction and oversight of the Company Transportation Division, including, but not limited to operations, maintenance, safety/compliance, equipment and personnel.
  • Responsible for the justification, specification, selection and purchase of new trucks, trailers and other necessary equipment and systems.
  • Responsible for managing assets and available business in such a way as to minimize operational expenses while maximizing equipment utilization.
  • Supervise key terminal staff to monitor operations at the company truck terminals, ensuring workload is completed per customer expectations: efficiently, safely and compliant with all applicable regulations.
  • Work with other stakeholders to determine staffing levels, job descriptions, and assist in the recruitment of drivers and support staff.
  • Plan with Executive Management to determine strategic direction of the Transportation Division.
  • Update and implement Divisional Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • Ensure profitability by controlling costs and enhancing trip performance.
  • Full responsibility for fleet maintenance and the mechanical workshops.
  • Coordinate between NASCON transport and third party transporters to ensure truck availability at all times.
  • Liaise with Sales and Finance departments to ensure the right rate is appropriately charged on services rendered by company transport.
  • Coordinate and inspect the complete documentation including drivers and vehicle licenses.
  • Review and report logistics/fleet performance against plans.
  • Build good working relationship with Regulatory Agencies to ensure smooth operation of the fleet.
Competence Requirements:
  • Technical Capacity
  • knowledgeable about industry trends, supply chain processes, best practices, and compliance requirements.
  • Organizational and Planning skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of route planning and Driver management
  • Time Management and Collaboration
  • Skills in numerical and statistical analysis
  • Business acumen and excellent communication skills
  • Excellent technical, commercial and analytical skills including ability to present business case for the Fleet operations
  • Leadership
Qualifications/Knowledge/Experience
  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Social Sciences, Humanities, Engineering or any related discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years of related experience.
  • 5 years Managerial experience
  • Relevant professional certification in Transport in Nigeria. E.g. National Institute of Transport & Logistics is an added advantage



Job Title: Fleet Analyst
Location: Lagos
Organization: NASCON Allied Industries Plc.
Employment TYPE: Full-time
Job Summary
  • To collaborates with the Head of Transport and Fleet Manager to create a strategic plan for performance improvement measures to maximize the use of the companyТs trucks.
  • Continuously explore opportunities to reduce the operating costs by making the companyТs truck more efficient and effective.
Job Responsibilities
  • Ensured strict compliance to the daily maintenance schedule of trucks in order to improve operational efficiency.
  • Construct all emergency response plans and perform safety inspections and audits
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.
  • Plan journey routes, design road hazard map and meet delivery schedules
  • Track vehicle and fuel usage and consumption rates; ensure that potential problems or fuel misuse are raised to management.
  • Track vehicle registration and insurance and work with the Procurement Unit to ensure these are always renewed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance to all policies, procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), with recommendations for action and continuous improvement
  • To ensure that the truck is not used for any illegal activities or hauling of passengers by the driver.
  • Prepare Fleet report to your manager on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
  • To ensure dispatch of all loaded trucks under his/her control and track its movement until it reaches its destination.
  • To be checking/Tracking the movement of your truck using the control facility to confirm your telephone conversation with the driver.
  • Ensure that the trucks have all the safety elements required by both State and Federal law.
  • Conduct strict pre and post journey inspection with the HSE Personnel.
  • Apply and record appropriate disciplinary actions where necessary.
  • Report any HSE issues/accidents/near misses to your line manager immediately.
Competence Requirements
  • Excellent organizing and prioritizing skills
  • Extensive experience of analytical work in a multi-location.
  • Strong planning and problem-solving skills
  • Able to demonstrate a proactive approach to the position.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ethical conduct and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to manage pressure and meet deadlines.
Qualification/Experience
  • First degree in Logistics and Transport Management or other related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of compliance requirements for the transport industry.
  • Experience of fleet telemetry/Truck tracking systems.
  • Experience in fleet maintenance systems.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV and Cover Letter (with the relevant position included in the subject line of your email) to: NASCONcareers@dangote.com

Application Deadline  30th April, 2020.

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