Vacancies at The Dangote Group, Wednesday 11, April 2018 – The Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most expanded assembling combinations. The Group keeps on developing its vision of turning into the main supplier of fundamental needs in Food and Shelter in Sub-Saharan Africa with supported market authority in Cement Manufacturing, Sugar Milling, Sugar Refining, Packaging Material Production and Salt Refining.
The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the office of the Group Chief Information Officer. Other duties are of a highly confidential nature and require extensive experience in the coordination, planning, and support of daily operational and administrative functions.
This position requires an individual who possesses the personal attributes and the professional experience consistent with high standards of conduct and performance. In performing the job, the individual must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company core values.
Manage and maintain complex calendar coordination for Group Chief Information Officer.
Extensive Outlook calendar coordination for the Information Technology Department including project meetings, team meetings and external auditor meetings.
Arrange travel and other logistics for IT team.
Complete complex expense reports for CIO, Technology Directors and staff.
Schedule and coordinate interview requests and prepare all necessary paperwork.
Support projects related to Information Technology through various applications.
Take meeting minutes for technology related project charters and distribute accordingly.
Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes for Information Technology Department.
Perform timekeeper responsibilities for Information Technology department.
Assist with team project coordination, maintenance and reporting; including creation of status reports and metrics.
All other duties as assigned.
Ability to be thorough and precise when accomplishing a task with concern for all aspects of the job involved; double-checks the accuracy of information to provide consistently accurate and high-quality work.
Highest degree of confidentiality.
Ability to complete research as requested and present to requestor in various formats.
Take ownership of all areas of IT support with results-driven attitude – i.e. multi task, meet deadlines, identify goals and priorities and complete complex assignments with minimal direction.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times in a busy, high-stress environment.
Flexibility to adapt to changing needs and deadlines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Systems and Microsoft Windows operating systems including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook.
Ability to work and communicate with all departments and levels within the firm.
5-7 years experience as an executive assistant.
College degree preferred
Prior experience within a technology area a plus
SAP FUNCTIONAL EXPERT
The SAP practice at Dangote Group is looking for motivated professionals with SAP experience in the following modules – SD, FICO, MM, HCM, PP, PM. Join our team of professionals, and work with our Center of Excellence to support our businesses with SAP implementation & support.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS
Functional support of the following SAP modules: SD, FICO, MM, HCM, PP, PM. Requirements gathering and scope definition together with various business stakeholders
Provides analysis for, and directs activities of SAP SD resources as determined by and in conjunction with the senior management team
Leads project planning sessions with one or more customers to improve one or more business processes within an organization, generally involving use and improvement of information systems
Definition of innovative functional solutions to meet business process requirements in SAP and/ or other backbone systems
Develops relationships with customers and senior management by being proactive, displaying a high level of knowledge of the business and by providing innovative business solutions
Supports and aligns with global IT vision, ensures that IT activities support global vision. Participates in global meetings to review application performance and project status.
Provide expert advice on SAP functionality. The ideal candidate is supposed to be expert in his SAP module and should be able to provide in detail the functionality available in SAP.
Collect & analyze customer requirements on the following:
Business processes and parameters: This is important for business processes to be covered in SAP and compile the various parameters required for subsequent Configuration.
Assist in data transfer mapping: Data is required to be transferred to SAP from the legacy systems (e.g. Master Data like Material Master, Customer/Vendor master etc..)
Determining reporting requirements: Standard SAP Reports and any Customized Reporting required.
Determine printed forms requirements
Suggest solutions based on best business practices so that business gets benefits by following these SAP processes.
Assist in the development of business process descriptions
Conduct implementation & training workshops: This is particularly required for SAP Power users and then guidance for end-user training. Most of the implementations follow ‘Train the Trainer’ approach..
Provide guidance on end-user documentation.
Provide guidance on test plan: How to test SAP functionality for the required Business processes and ensure that all scenarios are covered.
Conduct unit tests based on customer defined scenarios
Coordinate with other module SAP Consultants for Integration requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in related technical/ business areas or equivalent work experience
5+ years of experience with relevant SAP working as a Consultant or SAP deployment team member.
Experience in business application system development methodology and business process re-engineering.
Two full cycle deployments preferred
Exhibits global mindset
Demonstrated ability/ experience in implementation of major systems applications involving relevant modules at a global enterprise
Strong experience with 3rd party, subcontracting, ATP, and material determination processes
Strong understanding of user exits
SAP NetViewer technology experience preferred.
Strong customer focus and partnership abilities
Strong leadership skills with customer interfacing experience
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational skills
Ability to interact with and present ideas and updates to senior or executive level management
Demonstrated experience working in a cross-functional, highly matrixed organization, including leveraging corporate and third-party resources.
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