Vacancies at Dangote Group [2 Positions]

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Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa 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 Title: Community Liaison Officer (CLO)
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 5 years
Location: Lagos

Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Corporate Communications

Position Description

  • The primary role of the CLO is to support the Community Relations Manager in the implementation of a community development and engagement strategy.
  • The CLO will work as part of a team in managing community relations strategy within the Project target areas that will assist local people to:
  • Identify issues and find solutions to their own needs.
  • Work together in taking action on the issues identified, which affect their lives.
  • Support the development of local governance within the community

Job Responsibilities
Implementation of community development strategy:

  • Work with the Community Relations Manager (CRM) in implementing a community development strategy that has clear guidelines, maintains confidentiality, a mechanism for follow up work and clearly fits in with the aims, objectives and actions for implementation over a 5-year period.
  • Support the CRM during outreach programmes and in developing relations with key individuals and groups in the target areas in the Project host communities.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • A degree or HND in Sociology, Community or Rural Development, Political Science, Humanities or related fields.
  • At least five years working experience in similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with rural communities & community groups especially in troubled areas.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written skillsGood facilitation skills.
  • Fluency in English is a must.
  • Ability to speak local language is essential (Yoruba and Ijebu dialect)

Job Title: Community Relations Manager (CRM)
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
Experience: 10 years
Location: Lagos

Business: Refinery
Function/Domain: Corporate Communications

Job Description

  • The primary role of the CRM is the development and implementation of a community development strategy in line with Project objectives.
  • The CRM will lead the team in managing community relations strategy within the Project target areas that will assist local people to:
  • Identify issues and find solutions to their own needs.
  • Work together in taking action on the issues identified.
  • Support the development of local governance within the community and build their confidence and skills to participate.

Job Responsibilities
Design and implementation of community development strategy:

  • Work with the Project Management, Group General Manager Corporate Relations, Group Social Manager, existing Community Based Organizations and community groups/local institutions (elders, men, women and youth) in developing a community development strategy that has clear guidelines, maintains confidentiality, a mechanism for follow up work and clearly fits in with the aims, objectives and actions for implementation over the next 5 years.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • A Degree in Sociology, Community or Rural Development, Political Science, Humanities or related fields.
  • A Master Degree in related field would be an added advantage
  • At least 10 years working experience in similar role at a management position.
  • Proactive personality with ability to work independently.
  • Vast knowledge community related issues in the oil and gas sector.
  • Proven Conflict Resolution skills.
  • Certified Project Management Skills.
  • Ability to deliver training programmes.

Method of Application
Use the links below for each position to apply on company website

  1. Community Liaison Officer (CLO)
  2. Community Relations Manager (CRM)