Office Assistant Intern or Apprentice (H/F)

Owkin is hiring!


Efficient Data. Effective Medicine

OWKIN 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 is proud of its unique physician-scientist team trained in Weill Cornell and Paris University as well as pharma and CRO senior directors from Novartis, Roche, and Parexel.. Owkin is backed by renowned investors — such as Google Ventures and F-Prime — as well as a distinguished scientific board chaired by Bruno Strigini, former CEO of Novartis Oncology. To build this vision, Owkin is growing rapidly, with offices located in the USA, France, and UK.

Job Description

The Office Assistant Intern or Apprentice has the opportunity to help on the smooth and efficient running of the Paris Offices.

As an Office Assistant, you’ll be at the heart of our operations, helping your team members stay focused on their projects by resolving operational and administrative issues before they arise.

You’ll work directly with the Paris Operations team and interact with all employees.

In particular, you will:

  • Assist the Office Manager in her general duties
  • Ensure daily office function
  • 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 Paris employees
  • Support senior team members on the organisation and scheduling of their meetings
  • Maintain archiving system and support on contract management
  • Assist in various administrative other duties
  • The internship or Apprenticeship is based in Paris.

Preferred Experience

You have strong interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor and are highly adaptable. You appreciate the variety in your responsibilities. Experience in a similar role in a fast-growing company welcome but not required.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • 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

Recruitment Process

Please attach a cover letter and a CV. Applications without a cover letter will be automatically rejected.

Owkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Internship (Between 6 and 12 months)
  • Start Date: 01 October 2019
  • Location: Paris, France (75010)
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 6 months