AI & ML Project Manager (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 Project Manager is a key architect in the success of our most strategic clients engagements, reporting to the Head of Pharma R&D projects.
You’ll work directly with OWKIN R&D and Medical Experts on the delivery of our value proposition, applying state-of-the-art Machine Learning technologies to the most ambitious medical challenges (ex: development of advanced biomarkers, surrogate endpoints, multimodal outcome prediction models etc.)

In particular, you will:

  • Be responsible for the delivery of one or multiple engagements in parallel
  • In close collaboration with a project Scientific Lead, manage the project scope, team, planning and deliverables
  • Ensure client satisfaction, build and sustain relationships with senior executives

The position is located in OWKIN Lab, our Paris-based R&D center.

Preferred Experience

We are looking for someone with:

  • PhD, Masters degree or BS in computer science (machine learning, applied mathematics, computer science, software engineering) or life sciences (MD, PharmD, biology, bioinformatics, biological engineering…)
  • 3 - 10 years of experience in the project management or delivery of high-impact scientific research / technological products / consulting engagement
  • Experience in Machine Learning / Deep Learning algorithms & methodologies
  • Experience in Biostatistics is a plus
  • Ability to create and develop trust-based relationships with our clients and teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and meticulous about details; capable of tackling complex problems logically and effectively;
  • Excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about the intersections of Healthcare and AI
  • Fluent in English, Fluent in French is a plus
  • Authorization to work legally in France
  • As our clients are based across Europe and in the USA, regular travels can be needed

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: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 03 November 2019
  • Location: Paris, France (75010)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 3 years
  • Possible partial remote