nria is seeking a Technical Project Manager for a European (H2020 ICT)
collaborative project called COMPRISE (https://www.compriseh2020.eu/).

COMPRISE is a 3-year Research and Innovation Action (RIA) aiming at new
cost-effective, multilingual, privacy-driven voice interaction
technology. This will be achieved through research advances in
privacy-driven deep learning, personalized training, automatic data
labeling, and tighter integration of speech and dialog processing with
machine translation. The consortium includes academic and industrial
partners in France, Germany, Latvia, and Spain. The project has been
ongoing for 1.5 year, and it has received very positive feedback at its
first review.

The successful candidate will be part of the Multispeech team at Inria
Nancy (France). As the Technical Project Manager of H2020 COMPRISE,
he/she will be responsible for animating the consortium in daily
collaboration with the project lead. This includes orchestrating
scientific and technical collaborations as well as reporting,
disseminating, and communicating the results. He/she will also lead
Inria’s software development and demonstration tasks.

Besides the management of COMPRISE, the successful candidate will devote
half of his/her time to other activities relevant to Inria. Depending on
his/her expertise and wishes, these may include: management of R&D
projects in other fields of computer science, involvement in software
and technology development and demonstration tasks, building of industry
relationships, participation in the setup of academic-industry
collaborations, support with drafting and proofreading new project
proposals, etc.




Ideal profile:
– MSc or PhD in speech and language processing, machine learning, or a
related field
– at least 5 years’ experience after MSc/PhD, ideally in the private sector
– excellent software engineering, project management, and communication

Specific requirements:

Starting date: October 1, 2020
Duration: 14 months

Educational level:

Master Degree

Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

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