AI Innovation Manager
$200,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($100 USD/hour)

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Are you a technical wizard and a visionary leader, equally comfortable navigating the complexities of AI and guiding a team to achieve groundbreaking results? Then step forward.

The potential of AI to reshape industries is undeniable. However, many companies struggle to bridge the gap between theoretical possibilities and real-world implementation. We're firm believers in the transformative power of AI at Ignite, so we’re focused on strategically aligning AI with business outcomes.

In this role, you'll go beyond monotonous project management. You'll be a master strategist, developing a comprehensive AI roadmap that connects our high-level vision with practical implementation. You'll lead cutting-edge research and development efforts, constantly exploring new AI technologies, particularly Generative AI, and identifying those with the potential to revolutionize our operations. 

You'll also be a mentor, identifying and addressing any knowledge gaps within your team. As a hands-on leader, you will guide your team to architect, optimize, and validate high-performing AI solutions that meet both technical standards and the specific needs of the business.

We invite you to join us on this groundbreaking journey and shape the future of Ignite!

What you will be doing

  • Drive the strategic vision for AI at Ignite, ensuring alignment with corporate goals and market trends.
  • Lead cutting-edge AI research and development, empowering the team to unlock new capabilities and enhance innovation.
  • Architect, optimize, and validate high-performing AI solutions, guaranteeing they meet both business needs and technical standards.
  • Champion a culture of continuous learning and development, mentoring and coaching the team to excel in advanced AI methodologies.

What you will NOT be doing

  • Manage existing AI projects; this role goes beyond execution, focusing on shaping the strategic direction of AI at Ignite.
  • Focus on theoretical research; your expertise will be applied to solve real-world business challenges.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive AI strategy that significantly aligns Ignite's AI initiatives with the company's overarching business goals.

Candidate requirements

  • A university degree or higher in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in the AI and tech industry, with a focus on AI innovation, project leadership, and team management.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing impactful AI solutions, particularly using Generative AI.
  • Strong technical proficiency, especially in Python, with a solid understanding of AI and machine learning technologies and their application in business.

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