Leotech Manager Application

A. Overview
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our team as the Manager of our esteemed Leotech Skills Centre. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing the day-to-day operations, fostering a positive and productive work environment for our passionate tutors and a conducive learning environment for trainees, and contributing to the strategic development of Leotech. As the Manager, you will manage a highly technical team and work collaboratively with various stakeholders and partners of Leotech to ensure and sustain the institution’s success and growth.

B. About Leotech
Leotech is a social enterprise established and registered in Sierra Leone in January 2021 to equip entry-level engineers, students, and youths with digital proficiency; making them competitive in the job market. For the past three years of its operation, Leotech has trained 9-cohorts of over 400 engineers, engineering technicians, students, and youths in its “Skills Against Poverty” training program. Our training areas include but are not limited to Building Information Modelling (BIM), Computer Aided Designs (CAD), computer programming, web design, and graphics designs among other skills. As the 9th cohort of training ends, Leotech is bracing to open registration for the 10th cohort in February 2024 with its newly established computer lab ready for launching. Know more by visiting our website Leotech.

C. Responsibilities:

  1. Operational Leadership
  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of Leotech, ensuring efficiency, compliance, and a high
    standard of service to both our trainees and tutors.
  • Draw on his/her experience to improve existing policies or develop and implement new policies and procedures to optimize workflows and enhance organizational effectiveness.
  1. Team Management
  • Lead and inspire a diverse team, fostering a positive work culture that encourages collaboration,
    innovation, and professional development.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations, provide constructive feedback, and implement strategies for team growth and improvement.
  1. Strategic Planning
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop and execute strategic plans that align with the institution’s goals and objectives.
  • Monitor market trends, assess competitive landscapes, and recommend initiatives to maintain the
    institution’s competitive edge.
  1. Financial Information Management
    The prospective candidate would be expected to take responsibility for budgetary planning, financial
    forecasting, and resource allocation to ensure Leotech’s fiscal health.
  • Identify opportunities for revenue generation and cost optimization.
  • Manage trainees’ and tutors’ financial records
  • Track, record, and report Leotech’s expenditure
  1. Stakeholder Management
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including staff,
    students, parents, community members, and regulatory bodies.
  • Represent the institution at relevant meetings, events, and conferences.
  1. Logistics Management
  • The successful candidate would be expected to manage the usage of our computer labs, ensure
    controlled, safe, and efficient use of Leotech logistics.
  • The manager would keep an inventory of Leotech logistics, coordinate technical teams on logistics
    maintenance and give monthly logistical status reports.
  1. Quality Assurance
  • Implement and maintain quality assurance standards to uphold the institution’s reputation for
  • Continuously assess and improve programs and services to meet or exceed industry standards.

D. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in a relevant field (Business Administration, Management,
    Education Management, etc.).
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within a youth-centered organization or an educational or
    institutional setting.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to make strategic decisions and drive organizational success.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in in the use of Microsoft Office package and virtual collaboration tools; Google Drive, Google
    Doc, Google Meet, Google Sheets, Zoom etc.
  • A good team player

E. How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a resume (CV) and cover letter to and Please include “Leotech Manager Application” in the subject line or click on the link to apply

The application deadline is 10th February, 2024. Leotech is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. However, female applicants who meet the above qualifications are specially encouraged to applied.

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