R&D Coordination Specialist

Ankara, Turkey Hybrid

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We are looking for an “R&D Coordination Specialist” who will be responsible for acting as a lever in the company’s innovation roadmap by helping coordinate national and international R&D projects, collaborations, and subprocesses related to R&D from end to end for our growing R&D&I Team. If you like being part of R&D projects, we believe this position is just for you!


Who we are 

Sestek is a global technology company helping organizations with Conversational Solutions to be data-driven, increase efficiency and deliver better experiences for their customers. Sestek’s AI-powered solutions are build by a team of 100+ engineers working on text-to-speech, speech recognition, natural language processing, and voice biometrics technologies. Recently we have been acquired by Unifonic, a leading Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) provider. We are now an international organization of 500+ young people.


What we expect :

  • Acting as a lever in the company’s innovation roadmap by helping coordinate national and international R&D projects, collaborations, and subprocesses related to R&D from end to end
  • Producing projects with high added value and prestige, striving to make Sestek one of the top SMEs in R&D collaborations
  • Providing coordination between project partners and the R&D team following up processes and correspondence of outputs
  • Organizing periodic audit visits, preparing presentations, midterm reports, and demo task plans, and presenting during the visit
  • Taking an active role in patent, brand, and award filing processes of R&D outcomes.
  • Researching alternative funding programs and calls such as those of the European Commission,
  • TÜBİTAK, Turkish Ministries, conducting the application and follow-up process
  • Assisting the managerial activities of Sestek’s two Research Centers.

Who we are looking for :

  • BS degree in the science, engineering, or linguistics fields (having an MS degree in managerial fields is a plus)
  • General knowledge of information technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Turkish and English. Another foreign language would be a plus.
  • Solid effective communication, presentation, and persuasion skills
  • Superb follow-up skills, and attention to detail
  • Driver’s license (class B)
  • No travel limitations


What we can offer you :

  • A chance to be part of a company specializing in artificial intelligence
  • Flat organizational structure and an energetic team
  • Flexible/hybrid working style and you can work in Ankara or İstanbul office
  • Private health insurance, meal card, transportation allowance
  • Monthly budget for external activities with your colleagues
  • Incentive for graduate and postgraduate studies
  • Training opportunities for technical and personal development as well as support for certificate programs related to the field of profession
  • Birthday celebrations, parties and happy hours, “Welcome to Spring/Fall” event
  • Breakfast and healthy snacks at the office all day long.



At Sestek, we believe in the power of diversity, and inclusive organizational culture. All candidates are considered equally regardless of their race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics.

If you would like to know more about our culture, please feel free to visit our LinkedIn Page.


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