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Administration Manager

Company Overview

The Dangote Group is one of Africa’s leading conglomerates producing diversified products. Dangote Cement, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group, is the leading producer of cement in Zambia with a modern and advanced integrated cement plant in Ndola, on the Copperbelt. Dangote Cement requires action orientated, high performing, and dedicated professionals in the following disciplines to grow with as we cement our foothold in the Zambian market.

Job Summary

Coordinate the activities of the Administration functions to ensure effective execution of all general administrative tasks at the Plant, including the estates, office buildings and storage facilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement the approved operational plans and programs to facilitate the realization of the department’s objectives at the Plant.
  • Oversee the identification and documentation of the Plant’s short and long term infrastructure/ facility requirements for input into the annual budget.
  • Communicate the plans and programs to subordinates and ensure mutual understanding of roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Oversee the provision of administration services for the Plant e.g. office supplies and consumables, office equipment, mail management, janitorial services, catering services, etc.
  • Oversee the provision of travel and related requirements for staff, stakeholders and visitors to the Plant.
  • Champion the implementation of 1st class maintenance for all the Plant’s assets and facilities.
  • Coordinate the execution of all routine maintenance, renovation, and refurbishment of Plant facilities.
  • Ensure timely requisitions are made for procurement of office supplies and consumables required for the day-to-day operations of the Plant.
  • Coordinate activities of the fleet management unit:
  • Work closely with fleet maintenance contractors to ensure optimal performance of the company’s fleet
  • Ensure all documentation, licenses, registrations pertaining to the company’s fleet are updated as at when due.
  • Liaise with the Finance function to ensure accurate documentation of details for office furniture, equipment and fleet for provision of adequate coverage for the Plant’s assets against risks.
  • Proactively manage internal customer satisfaction levels to assess the performance of the Administration department in executing its responsibilities.
  • Ensure timely payment of all rent, rates and utility bills at the Plant’s offices, estates, etc.
  • Liaise with the Security Manager to manage and control access to DCP’s Plant facilities.
  • Oversee the preparation of the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation.
  • Review and authorize expenditures/transactions for the department in line with approved budget and manual of authority.
  • Collate reports on admin activities and submit periodic reports to the Head HR & Administration for management decision making.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head HR & Administration.

Key Requirements

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline, preferably in the Social Sciences.
  • Minimum of five (8) years relevant experience.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Basic understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Good understanding of DCP’s business operations and equipment or facility resource needs.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Good problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Very good relationship management and networking skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

How to Apply

Candidates meeting the above requirements should send their applications to:

The Head HR & Admin and send them to the email below:

Please note that you are to attach an Application Letter & Latest CV ONLY in Microsoft word format as ONE document.

Application deadline
21 Oct 15:00
Email applications to
recruit.zambia@dangote.com
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