Research and Development Manager

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Job Description

The Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research and Development Manager

Location:
 Lagos
Organization: NASCON Allied industries Plc
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Responsible for designing and developing new products and driving innovation to enhance existing products according to NASCON product roadmap
  • Development of growth strategies that increase market share and the brands reputation.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing new products and driving innovation to enhance existing product
  • Maximizes product profitability and improve product performance
  • Assure competitiveness and innovation of products and processes from a technological and design standpoint
  • Comply with all relevant and required regulations/norms/standards
  • Work closely with product managers to ensure customer focus and target costing; co-develop product roadmaps
  • Coordinate with product development managers in defining the right allocation of the resources
  • Conduct market surveys and analyze report
  • Deploy strategies in testing and assessing product’s acceptability
  • Keeps abreast of current trends, practices, development and regulatory changes which would impact product or formulation.

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Qualification/Experience

  • B.Sc Degree, or M.Sc Degree in Food Science, Food Technology. Food Chemistry or equivalent Degree.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years cognate experience in Research & Development within the food industry.
  • Experience with retail or food science manufacturer.
  • Extensive experience in working directly with manufacturing facilities.
  • Relevant professional certification in Food Science is an added advantage.

Competence Requirements

  • Strong intellectual and analytical skills
  • Excellent influencing and communication skills
  • Project management skill
  • Problem Solving & Analysis
  • Proficiency in the use of basic Microsoft Office Suite Applications.

Application Closing Date
12th December, 2018.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter (with the position included in the subject line of your e-mail) to:NASCONcareers@dangote.com

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About Dangote Group
The 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.The Group's activities encompass:  Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing & Refining Salt - Refining Flour & Semolina - Milling Pasta - Manufacturing  Noodles - Manufacturin...
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Job Summary
Published
December 7, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Lagos
Deadline
December 12, 2018
Specialization
Sales / Business Development /Research/ Survey
Industries
FMCG / Conglomerate
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