Job: Opening at ELDA, Paris (France), Technical Director

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Jun 22 19:56:38 UTC 2010

Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 16:14:23 +0200
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[Apologies for cross-postings]

Technical Director

Working under the supervision of the Managing Director, he/she will be
responsible of the development and management of technical projects
related to language technologies, as well as partnerships,
guaranteeing the timely and cost effectiveness of the execution of
those projects.

He/she will be responsible for the management of project teams and the
steering of all technical aspects.

He/she will organise, supervise and coordinate the technical
activities, guaranteeing of the good scheduling of tasks. He/she will
be in charge of the establishment of new contacts, in order to ensure
the development of the firm and negotiate business activities in
collaboration with our Business Development Manager. Thus, he/she will
help setting up all necessary means such as new competences, in order
to develop the activity of the firm. Most part of the activity is
taking place within international R&D projects co-funded by the
European Commission, the French ANR or private partners.

 Skills required:

  * Engineer/PhD degree, with a minimum of 5 years? experience as a
    project manager in the field of information technologies (human
    language technologies)

  * Experience and/or excellent knowledge of European cooperation
    programmes in the field of human language technologies, as well as
    international programmes

  * Experience in project management, including the management of
    European projects

  * Experience and/or good knowledge of issues related to Language
    Resources and tools of natural language processing in general.

  * Service-, customer- and business-minded, he/she has ability to
    work with a team and to listen. Excellent communication, as well
    as good social skills, written and oral ability will be a
    plus. Knowledge of market strategic orientations of human language

  * Proficiency in French and English

Candidates should have the citizenship (or residency papers) of a
European Union country.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should send (preferably via email) a cover letter
addressing the points listed above together with a curriculum vitae

Khalid Choukri
55-57, rue Brillat-Savarin
75013 Paris
Fax : 01 43 13 33 30
Courriel : job at

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