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.

Job Position: Head, Mines

Job Location: Gboko, Benue

Job Description

  1. Dangote Cement Plc seeks a Head of Mines to manage its mining operations.
  2. This role is essential in providing the critical materials for many of Dangote’s industries, including cement manufacturing, sugar milling, and salt refining.
  3. The Head of Mines will oversee all aspects of mining operations, including safety, exploration, production, and logistics, to ensure that targets are met efficiently and cost-effectively.
  4. Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a large team of mining professionals and fostering a culture of safety, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develop and implement short and long-term mining strategies aligned with the overall business objectives
  2. Oversee the exploration, development, and production of mining operations across the company’s various sites and ensure that targets are met safely, efficiently, and within budget
  3. Establish and manage productive relationships with stakeholders, including regulators, contractors, and local communities to ensure the smooth operation of mining activities
  4. Develop and implement stringent safety and environmental policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure the safety of all employees and compliance with regulatory requirements
  5. Implement robust systems and procedures for inventory management, supply chain management, and logistics to ensure timely and efficient delivery of mined materials
  6. Manage a large and diverse team of mining professionals and provide mentoring, coaching, and training to ensure their continued growth and development
  7. Provide regular reports to senior management on mining operations performance, issues, and opportunities.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Mining or Geology Engineering or a related field
  2. Minimum of 25 years’ experience in the mining industry, with at least 5 years in a senior management role
  3. Extensive knowledge of mining operations, including exploration, production, and logistics
  4. Proven ability to lead, manage and motivate diverse teams
  5. Demonstrated ability to develop and execute complex mining strategies and plans
  6. Knowledge of mining regulations and best practices
  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Private Health Insurance

  • Paid Time Off
  • Training and Development

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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