Associate Product Manager

Associate Product Manager

About us

Owkin exists to find the right treatment for every patient. Our focus is to use artificial intelligence to discover and develop better treatments for unmet medical needs, starting with the fight against cancer.

In November, Owkin became a 'unicorn' - a startup worth more than $1 billion - through a $180 million investment from pharmaceutical company Sanofi. As a result, we are now looking for the brightest and best talent to help us to go even further in achieving our mission.

Learn more about us

 

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 have for instance developed two products based on AI and digital pathology to tackle major challenges in precision oncology:

The first one is about evaluating the risk of relapse in early breast cancer for a better adaptation of the therapeutic strategy. The second one is about decreasing the burden of MSI screening for patients with Colorectal cancer. If detected, the MSI phenotype leads to a very specific care pathway with a treatment based on immunotherapy improving the chance of survival for the patient.

We are now looking for an Associate Product Manager to join the Diagnostics team to support the work of product leads to help them work more efficiently and effectively and contribute to the development of innovative software products for digital pathology.

About the role

  • Work on our product vision, strategy and on new features by conducting market research, gathering quantitative product data, and analyzing customer research
  • Contribute to product launch and initiatives to enhance sales force effectiveness
  • Provide product support to the sales team, marketing and other internal stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain product expertise and contacts with key customers and attend medical/scientific meetings, presentations, and seminars
  • Contribute to reporting activities about product development and implementation by working with cross-functional teams, including Product team, Engineering, Marketing Communications, Legal, Regulatory Affairs, etc.
  • Travel occasionally to visit customers and attend trade shows in Europe

It is expected that the APM can gain company experience in this position and grow with the company.

You will join a fast-growing, well-funded company with real potential to make an impact on the lives of patients.

Position is based in Paris, Nantes or remotely in France.

About you

Required qualifications / experience:

  • Minimum 6 months of experience in a biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or medical device related field required
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in scientific field (e.g. biology, biotechnology, software engineering)
  • Basic understanding of software development methodologies, Agile/Scrum preferred
  • Ability to conceptualize the opportunities and uses of new technology with the context of business and customer needs
  • Understanding of Machine Learning Principles preferred
  • Highly engaged and adaptable – self motivated and driven with the ability to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team spirit
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly organized and proactive

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 cover letter and 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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Role

Associate Product Manager

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Location

Paris - Nantes - Remote

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