Business Support Executive at Dangote

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 – Manufacturing
Poly Products – Manufacturing
Logistics – Port Management and Haulage
Real Estate
Dangote Foundation

Since inception, the Group has experienced phenomenal growth on account of quality of its goods and services, its focus on cost leadership and efficiency of its human capital. Today, Dangote Group is a multi-billion Naira company poised to reach new heights, in every endeavour competing with itself to better the past.

The Group’s core business focus is to provide local, value added products and services that meet the ‘basic needs’ of the populace. Through the construction and operation of large scale manufacturing facilities in Nigeria and across Africa, the Group is focused on building local manufacturing capacity to generate employment and provide goods for the people.Report To: Chief Executive Officer
Department: Finance

Job Summary
The Business Support Executive will work with the CFO and finance team in a wide variety of confidential and strategic tasks to support the company's objectives.

Job Responsibilities

Provide exceptional, detail-oriented administrative support to the CFO
Maintain sensitive and complex calendars, requiring coordination with both internal and external executives, investors, and staff.
Assist in attending critical meetings, taking notes and assigning owners to action items while ensuring your executive is prepared for all meetings and events and assisting with the preparation of presentation materials
Collaborate closely with the Finance and Accounting team, as well as being a knowledgeable resource for leads within the organization
Find new and efficient ways to create and maintain systems and processes to help maximize your executiveТs time, including weekly reporting, goal setting, and team meetings
Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, proactively identifying gaps and taking ownership of projects; assist with compiling and preparing material and agendas for team meetings, such as all-hands presentations and events
Develop a deep understanding of the team and field requests from internal and external contacts, making a point to be available and approachable
Demonstrate composure and flexibility, regardless of competing priorities
Work with a number of internal teams on the execution of contracts and other legal documents

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
Problem Solving & Analysis
Proficiency in the use of basic Microsoft Office Suite Applications.

Qualification / Experience

B.Sc. Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related field
At least five (5) years of experience supporting a C-level executive.
Prior experience in a publicly listed company is preferred
Expert level written and verbal communication, and technical computer skills including the proficiency with the MS Office Suite.
Experience in a professional environment interacting directly with Senior Managers and Executives.

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