Administrative assistant

Owkin is hiring!


Owkin is a French-American startup that uses AI and machine learning to augment medical and biology research. Its proprietary platform, Owkin Socrates, uses machine learning technology to integrate biomedical images, genomics and clinical data to discover biomarkers and mechanisms associated with diseases and treatment outcomes. The company develops scientific collaborations with top-tier medical institutions and partners with leading pharmaceutical companies. Owkin has developed a state-of-the-art federated learning technology in healthcare to overcome the sharing problems associated with medical data, building collective intelligence from distributed data at scale while preserving privacy and security.

Our data scientists are among the best in the world, with several Kaggle Masters, DREAM Challenge top performers, and publications in ICML, NIPS and other top scientific journals. Owkin has raised a total of 18.1M$ with funds including Google Ventures and Otium capital. To build this vision, Owkin is growing rapidly, with offices located in the USA, France, UK and Switzerland. We have free drinks and fruits, nerf guns, foosball and other goodies essential to the smooth running of a startup!

What you will do

Reporting to our Office Manager, your responsibilities include the following:
Assist the Office Manager in her general duties
Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
Manage incoming mail and packages
Arrange domestic and international travel, obtain travel documents and create detailed itineraries for employees
Maintain archiving system
Ensure daily office function
Assist in various administrative other duties

What we are looking for

You have strong interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor and are highly adaptable. You appreciate the diversity of your responsibilities. You have at least two years of experience in a similar role in a fast-growing company.

Excellent listening skills
Curious and eager to learn
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
Perform and prioritize multiple tasks effectively
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
Computer skills: Microsoft Office
Languages: Fluent in French with a good level of English

Available ASAP

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Start date: 10 December 2018
  • Location: Paris, France (75003)
  • Education Level: BTEC Higher National Diploma
  • Experience Level: > 3 years
  • Possible remote work