Manager, Environment at Dangote Group

Manager, Environment at 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 position below:

Job Title: Manager, Environment

Job ID: Environment 21122022
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: DCP – HSSE

Job Purpose

  • With multi-site responsibilities, a key requirement is provide clear DCP Environmental Management. strategic direction, continuously improving environmental performance while maintaining statutory compliance and DCP HSSE Policies, Standards, Guidance as well as promote and support compliance with industry requirements and the Regulatory environmental standards.
  • Also, ensuring all EMS programs, procedures, training, work practices and controls are effectively implemented.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify and understand the environmental issues that affect the Dangote Cement PLC, its products, suppliers, contractors and the wider industry. Establish the implications and develop appropriate plans to address these issues.
  • Responsibility for establishing the environmental attributes of suppliers and products and ensuring that they meet DCP policy commitments and other relevant requirements.
  • Provide an appropriate level of help and advice to contractors and end-users including regular plant visits.
  • Responsibility for developing and maintaining relevant environmental management systems/ Certifications as required by statutory authorities.
  • Creation and delivery of environmental training for Dangote staff, contractors and others as appropriate.
  • Liaison with other stakeholders, including environmental groups and PaperlinX.
  • Provide input into the development of broader sustainability/Social Performance /CSR policies within DCP.
  • Primary responsibility for coordinating the response to an environmental crisis.
  • Such other duties as may be required by the Group Head OHS&E. Working with Operational Team agree:
    • Leading and Lagging KPIs that are suitable and enough for PMP EMA and globally aligned;
    • Annual Improvement plans around HSE.
    • Track Leading and Lagging KPIs and report back to Group Head OHS&E, especially around Corrective Action mgt.
  • Ensure robust Environmental related investigations and follow up is in place for all sites.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills in driving accountability with the Operational teams through effective communication to ensure compliance as a minimum but also drive encourage excellence in HSE.
  • Prepare EMS reports for the DCP Leadership Team, external stakeholders, and incorporate any recommendations/comments emerging from the review of the report.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or equivalent in Science, Engineering or Environmental related discipline;
  • Professional qualification of HSE body such as British Safety Council (BSC),
  • Chartered institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), Nigeria Institute of safety professional (ISPON) and NEBOSH
  • Membership of safety professional body of IOSH and ISPON
  • Member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment or equivalent
  • Member of an internationally recognized environmental professional body.


  • 18 or above years experience in Environment Management, of which 6 years should be in supervisory capacity
  • Working knowledge in Environment Management Systems, Environmental Discharges, Incident Investigation, HSE Auditing Techniques etc.
  • Experience of creating effective PR /communications.
  • Experience of operating in manufacturing
  • Experience of managing projects within set budgets
  • Experience of involvement with environmental issues.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other functions and across multi sites networks


  • Knowledge of a broad range of environmental issues, particularly related to the cement industry.
  • Good commercial understanding.
  • Knowledge of the Manufacturing /mining.

Skills / Abilities / Personal Attributes:

  • Dependable, Passionate and Resourceful
  • Ability to display integrity and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, but also as part of a team
  • Ability to quickly research, absorb and communicate information related to an issue
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good all-round IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and constantly juggle priorities
  • Customer sensitive
  • Ability to deliver effective and confident presentations
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Bonus

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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