Research and Development Manager at Dangote Group

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 ManagerLocation: LagosOrganization: NASCON Allied industries PlcEmployment Type: Full-timeJob SummaryResponsible for designing and developing new products and driving innovation to enhance existing products according to NASCON product roadmapDevelopment of growth strategies that increase market share and the brands reputation.ResponsibilitiesResponsible for developing new products and driving innovation to enhance existing productMaximizes product profitability and improve product performanceAssure competitiveness and innovation of products and processes from a technological and design standpointComply with all relevant and required regulations/norms/standardsWork closely with product managers to ensure customer focus and target costing; co-develop product roadmapsCoordinate with product development managers in defining the right allocation of the resourcesConduct market surveys and analyze reportDeploy strategies in testing and assessing product’s acceptabilityKeeps abreast of current trends, practices, development and regulatory changes which would impact product or formulation. 

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