The Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) is staffed by a diverse group of thinkers, strategists, coders, creative makers, artists, and problem solvers. All units work closely together to ensure the vision of DSTI is achieved.
- Policy Unit – lawyers, policy experts, procurement experts with experiences related to innovation and entrepreneurship at scale
- Data and Innovations Unit – data scientists, designers, engineers, technologists
- Deployment and Implementation Unit – mobile demonstration units, computer scientists, sociologists, M&E experts
- Ecosystem Unit – artists and other creative thinkers/doers, designers, historians, technologists, strategists
Director & Chief Operations Officer
Donald Kopoi works as the Director & Chief Operations Officer at the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation. Donald holds a Bachelor’s degree in computer Engineering Technology and a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management, both from DeVry University in Irving.View Profile
Kumba works as a Data Scientist at the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI). She holds a bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Fourah Bay College and a Masters of Science in Information Technology and International Business (with distinction) from Dundee University, United Kingdom.View Profile
Consultants & Embedded Staff
Chief Technology Officer
Nyakeh J.B. Yormah is a Chief Technology Officer at the Ministry of Information and Communications, currently attached to the Office of the President and that of the Chief Minister to provide technical, strategic and policy advice on ICT matters and the implementation of various ICT solutions.View Profile
Interns & Fellows
Foday is a third year student at Njala University, Sierra Leone pursuing a Bsc (Hons) in Computer Science and Information Technology. He is a computer scientist with extensive experience in project management, data analysis, design, consultancy, development and implementation of software applications.View Profile
How to apply: There’s no minimum degree requirement. All you have to do is send us your profile including a CV, a cover letter and a portfolio of projects/activities you’ve done. We want to see an evidence of integrated theory and practice in your work. We shall invite you for a series of group case interviews to ensure that we are aligned on work culture, ethics and principles. And maybe we will even send you homework beforehand so that you create something to bring to the interview. Some of the qualities that successful applicants have are: initiative, passion, grit, integrity, humor, and tact. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or for submission of materials. Recruitment is on a rolling basis. All positions open to Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad.
We believe that Sierra Leone is best served by a diversity of perspectives, so we eagerly welcome people of all regions, faiths, tribes, gender, ages, abilities, and skills to apply for open positions.