Djanta Tech Hub is a 3000 sq. metre technology hub initiated by the Togolese Government’s Ministry of Digital Economy, in collaboration with private partners. Structured as a not-for-profit association, Djanta Tech Hub is entirely independent of the government, but supported by Togo’s main actors. Togolese national development policy aims to transform the country into a services hub and centre of digital excellence.
Located in the capital, Lomé, Djanta Tech Hub is dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and economic development in Togo through the promotion of excellence in digital technology, innovation and research. The Hub’s vision is to become French-speaking Africa’s biggest hub, with four specialist areas to ensure reach across the sub-region: fintech, e-government, impact tech (agritech, health, renewable energy) and logistics. The Hub is comprised of 6 units dedicated to new technologies: a start-ups unit (with an incubator, an accelerator, a dedicated space for female entrepreneurs and a fab lab), an academic unit (with a coding school and a training centre), rented offices, a co-working space with a 100-people capacity, a 150-seat conference room and a renewable energy-focused incubator. As part of its journey to become a centre of excellence, the Hub aims to fulfill 3 objectives by 2025:
Djanta Tech Hub are seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial leader to join their team to help drive achievement of these objectives.
As the new General Manager, you will support Djanta Tech Hub’s operations and development. You will be the spokesperson for this ambitious initiative, representing Djanta Tech Hub in Togo and internationally. As the ideal candidate, you will be an experienced manager with great entrepreneurial skills and strong connections within the African tech scene across both Anglophone and Francophone regions.
Strategy, management, and governance
Start-ups mentoring and programming
The Djanta Tech Hub initiative (“Djanta” meaning “Lion” in Ewe a local language), driven by the MPEN and the Regulatory Authority for the Post and Telecommunications Sectors (ART & P) of the Togolese Republic, the communities and startups involved of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The country's first technological campus, Djanta Tech Hub aims to be a center of excellence and a West African reference for supporting technological entrepreneurship and training in new digital professions.