Legal Aid Society
Advocacy Lead
Legal Aid Society
Posted date 20th March, 2023 Last date to apply 31st March, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Karachi
Category Advocacy
Type Contractual Position 1
Status Closed

Advocacy Lead


Advocacy Lead

Location of Work Station:


Type of Job:


Reporting to:

Program Manager/Program Delivery Specialist




  • Map key government, NGO/civil society stakeholders, or related official bodies relevant to sexual violence, ensuring lists and contacts are frequently updated and shared across LAS focal persons dealing with similar projects/ thematic areas.
  • Prepares advocacy strategy, meeting notes, and PowerPoint presentations as needed with the support of relevant team members as and when required.
  • Follow up and hold meetings on action items of SGBV-related advocacy meetings with relevant stakeholders.
  • Prepare meeting minutes and action points to share with the team and management after advocacy meetings.
  • Identify potential relationships with key stakeholders and high-level decision-makers to further the goals and objectives of the project.
  • Supports the Delivery Associate in data organization and record management.
  • Willingness to travel when required out of the station
  • Assists as required across projects leveraging contacts and networking with government and civil society representatives
  • Perform any other official task assigned by management

  Required Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Civic space monitoring
  • Ability to influence decision-making processes
  • Problem-solving skills

Functional Competencies


  • Knowledge of different aspects of public information within government/NGO/civil society space;
  • Ability to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources;
  • Ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences and cultivate productive relationships;
  • Ability to deliver oral presentations to various audiences;
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results;
  • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work, where required;


  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively whilst being responsive to counterparts and colleagues
  • Tailors language, tone, style, and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed;


  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
  • Solicits input by valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
  • Is willing to learn from others;
  • A track record of strong initiative, priority setting, and follow-through
  • Solid interpersonal skills and team-building effectiveness


  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments;
  • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within the prescribed time, cost, and quality standards;
  • Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules;
  • Supports subordinates, provides oversight, and takes responsibility for delegated assignments;


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 characteristic or conduct protected by law. LAS is committed to being an inclusive organization where everyone is treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance, and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at LAS is responsible for respecting and supporting a diverse environment.


  • Minimum Qualification: BA/BSC/LLB (preference shall be given to law graduates).
  • Minimum Experience will be 2 to 3 years in a related field.
  • Required advanced level of English, reading, writing for drafting various reports, and knowledge of Urdu and Sindhi. 
  • Creative, energetic, ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Proficient in MS Office; especially in MS PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, motivation, and maturity

Application Process

  • Interested candidates may apply online latest by 31st March, 2023. 
  • 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.
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