(Senior) AI Acceleration Manager (m/f/x)

About us

The appliedAI Initiative is Germany’s largest initiative for fostering the application of AI technology in the European industrial landscape. We shape Europe’s innovative power in AI together with leading companies and tech players. We do this through close sparring and interaction with our partners on neutral ground based on delivering a unique set of assets and individual services. We build on deep technical expertise while focusing on applicability of the solutions. We create visions in the age of AI for Germany as a society, for us in a world of climate change as well as in our economy. We guide our partners to achieve their ambition in a world we want to live in.

Your mission

  • You help our Partners to reach their ambitious AI goals with a comprehensive AI Acceleration approach as a sparring partner of AI leads
  • Your are responsible to both scope customer AI programs based on their specific needs and leading the execution as a project manager
  • You embed yourself deeply into our partners’ AI organization with regular interactions with the partners’ employees to ensure close collaboration and achieve maximum impact
  • You bridge the gap between our partners’ needs and the appliedAI assets as well as external resources

Your profile

  • You combine the best of strategic project management with strong technical passion & technical expertise in AI
  • Ideally, you have gained 2-5 years of experience in a top-tier management consulting firm or comparable industry experience
  • Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills combined with strong presence and communication skills
  • You have an academic background In Data Science/ML or Economics - or a combination thereof
  • Preferably, you have gained previous experience in designing and/or applying AI in companies and in the development of state-of-the-art ML models
  • You have a passion to stay on-top of the latest research and development in the field of AI
  • You have the ambition to look beyond the technology and you are able to translate the impact of AI to senior customer stakeholders in their own language (“the Why & How”)
  • You work best in a high-performing team and have the drive & willingness to learn new things and to continuously improve yourself and appliedAI
  • Fluent English is required and conversational German a clear plus

What we offer

A highly qualified and motivated team of ~100 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape.

  • Flexibility to switch between our office space in the innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and work from home.
  • Opportunity to shape a variety of projects and the development of new, original content based on the latest developments in AI and its adoption in businesses
  • Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
  • You will have access to the newest technologies in the AI domain, budget to drive the education program and peers to develop with
  • An atmosphere that encourages to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
  • Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate own activities
  • A highly visible initiative that helps you build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
  • Budget to visit important conferences, read up on papers and develop your skills with the team - potentially showcasing results at e.g. GTC
  • Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science


Myriam Warzecha - Senior People & Culture Specialist
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, Freddie-Mercury-Str. 5, 80797 Munich