Dangote Group Research and Development Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Dangote Group Research and Development Manager Jobs in Nigeria


  • 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:

    Research and Development Manager

    Job Summary

  • The R&D Manager is responsible for designing and developing new products and driving innovation to enhance existing products according to NASCON product roadmap.

  • Generation of strategies that grow market share and brand’s reputation as well as contribute to the sustainability of the business.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing new products and driving innovation to enhance existing product.

  • Maximizes product profitability and improve product performances.

  • Assures competitiveness and innovation of products and processes from a technological and design standpoint.

  • Complies with all relevant and required regulations/ norms/standards.

  • Cooperates closely with product managers to assure customer focus and target costing; co-develops product roadmaps.

  • Coordinate with product development managers in defining the right allocation of the resources.

  • Conduct market surveys and analyze the report.

  • Deploy strategies in testing and assessing the product’s acceptability.

  • Keeps abreast of current trends, practices, development and regulatory changes that would impact product or formulation.

    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

  • Use of initiative and confident decision making

  • Time management – priority setting

  • Project management skill

  • Strong Analytical skills

  • Planning, Scheduling, Controlling & Coordinating

  • Problem Solving & Analysis

  • Proficiency in the use of basic Microsoft Office Suite Applications.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to:

  • NASCONcareers@dangote.com with the relevant position included in the subject line of your email


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