The Ministry of Posts, Digital Economy and Technological Innovations, defines and coordinates the implementation of state policy in the fields of posts and the digital economy within Togo. The ambition of the Togolese Government is to develop the country into a leading business centre and regional financial hub in Africa. One way the Government aim to achieve this, is by leveraging technology - specifically, the potential benefits of digital development for the economy.
As a transversal element of the 2018-2022 National Development Plan drawn up by the Togolese Government, digital technology constitutes a key driver for economic and social transformation. In recent years, the Government has undertaken major reforms that have enabled the development of electronic financial services in the country. To promote this momentum, ensure the rapid development of digital and financial inclusion, and stimulate the emergence of innovative companies and e-commerce in Togo, the development of an integrated national platform for digital payments is essential. The Ministry of Posts, Digital Economy and Technological Innovations are seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial and experienced tech professional to join them as they work towards these ambitious objectives.
As the new Project Manager, you will drive the development and establishment of an integrated national digital payments platform. Primarily, you will be an entrepreneur and be expected to take a business-minded approach to the project. You will report directly to Minister of Posts, Digital Economy and Technological Innovation of Togo.
The project must be carried out in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with a recognised international actor in the field. Therefore, the Project Manager must work closely with the actor and take all necessary actions to ensure the success of the mission. Their duties will be to:
Qualifications & Technical Skills
Ethical & Leadership Traits
The Ministry of Posts, Digital Economy and Technological Innovations defines and coordinates the implementation of state policy in the fields of posts and the digital economy. It deals with questions relating to the development and promotion of postal activities. It coordinates, supervises and regulates the activities of the postal sector and ensures its harmonious and optimal development, throughout the national territory. It manages the activities of the State relating to the development of the digital economy. As such, it works to promote and disseminate information and communication technologies (ICTs) with a view to the emergence of the digital economy sector.
In this capacity, he is responsible for the design and implementation of a national strategy in order to:
Since 2010, Cina LAWSON has held the office of Minister of Posts, Digital Economy and Technological Innovations.