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 Title: Junior HR Officer (Line 5 Cement Industry)

  • Ref Id: HRObajana002
  • Location: Obajana, Kogi
  • Job Type: Full time

Job Summary

  • Provide support in the implementation and management of day-to-day employee-related activities at the Plant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedule and coordinate attendance at trainings by sending out invitations and reminders.
  • Provide relevant logistic requirements to the facilitators, e.g. projector, venue, refreshments, etc. (where necessary).
  • Produce support materials for the training, such as sign-in sheets, evaluation forms, etc.
  • Liaise with relevant parties to produce certificates of attendance (internal trainings).
  • Provide reports and analysis of training activities, including feedback from participants and relevant recommendations.
  • Maintain records of completed trainings and update employees training records accordingly.
  • Maintain up-to-date employee records with respect to vacation, training, promotion, exit, etc.
  • Assist the Head, Plant HR to compute employees’ benefits across the plant, and provide information (payroll input item) for payment at scheduled periods.
  • Support day to day management of all issues relating to the activities of temporary employees.
  • Provide conduct of orientation programs to communicate terms of work and other information.
  • Review time log entries and records of over-time work to ensure relevant approvals are documented.
  • Compile information on workhours and expenses (if any) for computation of monthly wages and other allowances.
  • Recommend and obtain approval for budgeted funds for payment of wages.
  • Oversee administration of wages/ benefits and resolve any associated issues.
  • Participate in disciplinary processes as defined in HR policy.
  • Respond to enquiries and complaints.
  • Ensure maintenance of an up-to-date database of temporary staff and provide periodic reports on temporary staff strength and activities.
  • Obtain and collate lists and specific skill requirements for temporary staff vacancies from Heads of plant departments.
  • Develop draft notices/ advertisements to publicize vacant positions (subject to approval by Head, Plant HR).
  • Provide support and participate in testing, interviewing or other screening activity for recruiting temporary staff.
  • Process and channel employees’ requests to the appropriate functions e.g. grievances, loan requests, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Head, Plant HR.

Job Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

  • First degree or its equivalent in Humanities or Social Sciences related discipline.
  • Professional qualification in HR Management e.g., Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a generalist HR role.

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.
  • A clear understanding of DCP’s HR policies and procedures, including the group’s overall performance management objectives and strategies.
  • Basic knowledge and experience in career management processes and techniques.
  • Good understanding of employee/industrial relations, as well as an appreciation of the dynamics of the labour and employment legislations in specific country of operation.
  • Knowledge of local career management best practices.
  • Strong ability to utilize computer systems and performance management applications.
  • Good knowledge of policies and defined timelines for HR operational activities.
  • Ability to effectively apply scheduling techniques to own work.
  • Basic knowledge of record management systems (manual and automated).
  • Ability to effectively use MS Office applications.
  • Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Good communication skills.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training and Development.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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