Junior HR Officer (Line 5 Cement Industry) at Dangote Group, Obajana, Kogi, Nigeria.

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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: Junior HR Officer (Line 5 Cement Industry)

Ref Id: HRObajana002
Location: Obajana, Kogi, Nigeria
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.

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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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