Legal Aid Society
IT Innovation Associate
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Posted date 26th March, 2024 Last date to apply 21st April, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Karachi
Category Computer and Information Technology
Type Contractual Position 1
Experience 3 years
Status Closed


We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as an Emerging Technologies Implementation Specialist. In this role, you will be at the forefront of driving innovation and implementing cutting-edge solutions in the realms of Information Technology (IT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Your primary responsibility will be to identify, assess, and implement new technologies that have the potential to revolutionize our organization's operations and services.


Key Responsibilities:
1. Technology Scouting and Assessment: Stay abreast of the latest advancements in IT and AI, conduct thorough research on emerging technologies, and assess their applicability to our organization's needs and objectives.
2. Strategy Development: Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop a comprehensive strategy for integrating emerging technologies into our existing systems and processes. This involves identifying opportunities for innovation, defining project goals, and outlining implementation timelines.
3. Proof of Concept Development: Design and execute proof of concept projects to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of adopting new technologies. Work closely with cross-functional teams to prototype solutions and gather feedback for refinement.
4. Implementation and Integration: Lead the implementation of approved technology initiatives, working closely with IT teams and external vendors as needed. Ensure seamless integration with existing systems and processes, and provide necessary training and support to end-users.
5. Performance Monitoring and Optimization: Continuously monitor the performance of implemented technologies, gather data-driven insights, and identify areas for improvement. Proactively optimize systems and processes to maximize efficiency, scalability, and ROI.
6. Thought Leadership and Knowledge Sharing: Act as a subject matter expert on emerging technologies, sharing insights and best practices with internal teams through presentations, workshops, and written documentation. Foster a culture of innovation by encouraging experimentation and knowledge exchange.


Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field.
- Proven experience (2+ years) in technology implementation or related roles.
- Strong understanding of emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning, blockchain, IoT, cloud computing, etc.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically, develop innovative solutions, and translate ideas into actionable plans.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Analytical mindset with a focus on data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement.

 

EEO STATEMENT:

Integrated into our shared values is LAS’s commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics or conduct protected by law. LAS is committed to being an inclusive organization where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encourage to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at LAS has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a diverse environment.

Protection Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

Legal Aid Society (LAS) is committed to the prevention and protection from all forms of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA). LAS explicitly prohibits its
staff, associates, partners, consultants, or any other representatives associated with the delivery of its work from:

  • Engaging in any form of sexual exploitation or abuse;
  • Sexual activity with children (persons below the age of (18) irrespective of a mistaken belief of the age of the child which shall not amount to a defense);
  • Exchange of money, employment, goods or services for sex, including sexual favors or other forms of humiliating, degrading or exploitative behavior, is prohibited. This includes any exchange of assistance that is due to beneficiaries of assistance;
  • Sexual relationships between LAS staff and beneficiaries of assistance, since they are based on inherently unequal power dynamics, undermine the credibility and integrity of the work of LAS and are strongly discouraged.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Interested candidates may apply online latest by 21 April, 2024.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be called for test & interview.
  • Please email your queries at [email protected]
  • The organization reserves the right to reject any or all applications.
  • For further information please visit http//www.las.org.pk.

Requirements


  1. Resume attachment is required.
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