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Pipeline Manager (Medical Diagnostic Tools) - Owkin

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Job Title
Pipeline Manager (Medical Diagnostic Tools)
Job Location
Paris - Nantes - Remote (France)
Job Description

About us

Owkin is an AI biotechnology company that uses AI to find the right treatment for every patient. We combine the best of human and artificial intelligence to answer the research questions shared by biopharma and academic researchers. By closing the translational gap between complex biology and new treatments, we bring new diagnostics and drugs to patients sooner.

Owkin has raised over $300 million and became a unicorn through investments from leading biopharma companies (Sanofi and BMS) and venture funds (Fidelity, GV and BPI, among others).

Owkin is seeking the best and brightest to join our fast-growing and dynamic team.

About Diagnostics at Owkin

Our ambition is to potentiate precision diagnosis in oncology with artificial intelligence applied to digital pathology. Pathology slide images, taken from biopsied or resected tissues, are a yet-untapped, ultra-high dimensional data modality that offer a huge potential for deep learning application to better understand disease, optimize patient care & improve treatment decisions. 

We are working with various actors in the industry to form a consortium and tackle together the challenges of digital pathology in clinical practice. These actors represent the academia, private pathology labs, and industry players. 

We are now looking for a Diagnostics Pipeline Manager to oversee early stage projects through the top of the product development pipeline.

About the role

By identifying and prioritizing diagnostics products development, the Diagnostics Pipeline Manager will be a major contributor to the success of the overall Diagnostics team’s activity.

They will also be key for the success of this cutting edge multi-player project, led by Owkin, in collaboration with pathology labs, academic partners, industry partners, and institutional funding partners. They will report to the Consortium Project Manager, and will also work closely with the Strategy Manager.

To apply state-of-the-art Machine Learning technologies to the most ambitious medical challenges (ex: development of advanced pathology biomarkers, diagnostic tools, etc), you’ll work directly with a variety of key stakeholders with different backgrounds:

  • from all teams across Owkin (business, data science, medical, product, operations, finance, etc), 
  • from external stakeholders, namely health professionals (pathologists, oncologists, etc.) and AI / data science experts

The role is based in our office is Paris, Nantes or remotely in France.

In particular, you will:

  • Manage early stage projects from model selection to model training, and be responsible for their delivery, including coordinating with partnership team to help in data needs assessment
  • Present model results at regular "stage gate" project reviews 
  • Maintain current insights in unmet medical needs in therapeutic areas of interest to propose most relevant models to develop:
    • through direct KOL (key medical opinion leader) engagement and interviews
    • through secondary research (e.g. performing literature review and gathering business intelligence on ongoing and planned clinical trials, current and changing practices in the lines of treatment, in both France and foreign countries)

About you

Required qualifications / experience:

  • A Masters or PhD degree in Biomedical science, Business, Engineering, or equivalent degree which combines business and medical/biological sciences
  • 2 years of experience in life sciences, business, medical devices or the healthcare industry; general understanding of AI and its use in healthcare is a plus
  • You have a good business acumen
  • You have a good understanding of the health sector
  • You are highly organized and meticulous about details
  • You are able to interact with people of different backgrounds
  • You are passionate about the intersections of healthcare and AI - basic knowledge of software development is a plus
  • Fluency in English is a prerequisite; additional language skills in French are preferred
  • Excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong plus: exposure to strategy, innovation management

What we offer

  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
  • Flexible work organization and access to remote work
  • Friendly and informal working environment
  • Opportunity to work with an international team with high technical and scientific backgrounds

Recruitment Process & Security

  • Please attach a CV.
  • 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.
  • Owkin is a great place to work. Unfortunately, being a coveted workplace means we are vulnerable to recruitment phishing scams. We urge all job seekers and candidates to be wary of potential scams. Most of these have individuals posing as representatives of prominent companies, including Owkin, with the aim of obtaining personal, sensitive, or financial information from applicants. These scams prey upon an individual’s desire to obtain a job and can sometimes “feel” like a genuine recruitment process. Some red flags are identified below. Should you encounter a recruitment process that claims to be for Owkin but is not consistent with the below, please do not provide any personal or financial information:
  • Legitimate Owkin recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn. However, further 
  • communication is always through an official Owkin email address (from the @owkin.com domain), over the phone or though Recruitment platforms (WelcomeKit, talent.io, hidden.market, Fifty Talent or Hiresweet);
  • Legitimate Owkin recruiters will not solicit personal data from candidates during the application phase including, but not limited to, date of birth, social security numbers, or bank account information;
  • Legitimate Owkin interviews may be conducted over the phone, in person, or via an approved enterprise videoconferencing service (such as Google Meets or Highfive). They will never occur via Signal, Telegram or Messenger
  • Legitimate Owkin offers of employment are based on merit and only extended once a candidate has interviewed with members of the hiring team. Offers will be extended both verbally and in written format. Owkin may request some personal information to initiate the hiring process, but this will be through protected means.


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New York, NY

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Owkin Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

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Owkin Funding Rounds

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  • Series B

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Corporate Round

    $180,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $18,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $25,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $13,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $5,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $11,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $2,100,000 USD

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