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AER BFC is recruiting a Food / Wood Project Manager

04 September 2023 L'agence, Filières Share :

Job Description

The Regional Economic Agency of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (AER BFC) caters to two audiences: businesses and local territories. As a member of the Economic Development team at AER BFC, your mission will be to:

  • Locally support business leaders in various stages of their companies (establishment, growth, operation, challenges, etc.),
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with local authorities to stay informed about their economic development projects and coordinate their actions with the local fabric.

The presented position is a real opportunity for anyone motivated and eager to play a key role in the economic development of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region. You will join a dynamic and dedicated team and be part of a well-known and respected agency in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.


  • Detect and support projects in the Food, Agricultural, and Wood sectors, to maintain and develop economic activities and create new jobs in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté,
  • Develop expertise in the Food, Agricultural, and Wood sectors for which you are responsible, targeting businesses, groups, and territories to stimulate economic dynamism in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region,
  • Promote and prospect for the Food, Agricultural, and Wood sectors in France and internationally.

Your Benefits

  • Restaurant vouchers covered by AER BFC at 60%,
  • Health insurance covered by AER BFC at 90% for the employee and their family,
  • Disability insurance covered by AER BFC at 100%,
  • Public transportation expenses for the commute between home and work covered by AER BFC at 50%,
  • Time Savings Account (Compte Épargne Temps),
  • Telecommuting option.

Educational Background/Experience

With a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of education in the Food and/or Agricultural-Wood Engineering sector, you ideally have prior experience in economic development.


  • Ability to lead and manage projects,
  • Synthesis skills,
  • Initiative,
  • Mastery of computer tools and office software,
  • Excellent written and oral English skills,
  • Average level of Spanish would be a plus.

Soft Skills

  • Interpersonal skills (listening, availability, empathy),
  • Adaptability,
  • Initiative and teamwork,
  • Autonomy,
  • Discretion.

Additional Information

  • Location: Position based in Dijon or Besançon,
  • Contract: Full-time permanent contract (CDI),
  • Status: Managerial,
  • Salary: Negotiable based on profile,
  • Available Position: As soon as possible,
  • Contact: gverhelle@aer-bfc.com,
  • Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.