Apprenticeship / IT Junior Project Manager

Annecy, France

Are you looking for your next professional challenge? How about being a part of building a new company from the ground up?

At White Raven, we have just started business. While we may be a small company, we have big ambitions. Over the next year, we will be setting up a fully operating pharmaceutical production unit. We believe in purpose, agile mindset, and technology.

 Purpose: If you're concerned about the final purpose of your job, how about saving lives? Our focus at White Raven is to serve biotech companies, small companies that are currently on the verge of developing new treatments or improving existing treatments. This sector is highly competitive and amazingly complex. outstanding new technologies are being invented at a very fast pace, allowing for the development of new treatments that go further every year, including cancer treatments, rare diseases, etc.

 Agile mindset: At White Raven, we are currently a small team of highly skilled experts in our area of expertise. We believe in an agile approach to build exceptional business processes, bring value to our customers, learn, and evolve quickly. We want to work with talented, focused people who share our mindset. We implement agile processes (Scrum) for daily work and fast & efficient decision-making.

 Technology: We strongly believe that mastering technology is key to becoming a reference in our area of expertise. That's why we are investing in a state-of-the-art, fully automated production line. That's also why we will implement a fully digitalized, end-to-end paperless process, which will be a strong competitive advantage in comparison to the industry standards that still remains very paper-based, mainly because of the strong regulations in place in this industry.

 We are excited to announce an opportunity for an Apprenticeship / Junior IT Project Manager to assist our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in managing a range of critical IT projects. In this role, you will be a crucial part of our project management team, with responsibilities including:Haut du formulaire

  • Collaborating directly with the CTO on project management tasks, ensuring efficient execution of IT initiatives.
  • Crafting precise specification documents to define project scopes and requirements.
  • Leading and facilitating workshops for project alignment and stakeholder input.
  • Identifying and selecting suitable vendors for project-related activities.
  • Monitoring project timelines and milestones, addressing any challenges to maintain project schedule.
  • Providing regular updates and reports on project statuses to key stakeholders.
  • Effectively coordinating between internal teams and external project stakeholders to ensure smooth project progression.

 The ideal candidate should:

  • Be currently enrolled in or have recently completed a degree in IT, business management, or a related field and seeking an apprenticeship or junior position.
  • Have a foundational understanding of IT project management principles and methodologies.
  • Possess strong organizational and communication skills, with an ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Show a keen interest in technology and project management, with a desire to learn and grow in these areas.
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Be fluent in English and capable of engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

 Nice-to-have qualifications:

  • Familiarity with project management tools and software.
  • Previous experience in a project coordination or management role, even in a university or volunteer capacity.
  • Basic knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure.

 This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to develop your project management skills in a real-world IT environment. You'll work closely with experienced professionals, gain valuable insights into managing complex projects, and play a key role in the success of our IT initiatives. Join us and take the first step in your project management career!