JOB OFFER | PROJECT MANAGER 

Zone Agtech promotes the innovation zone in innovative agricultural technologies in Quebec and is looking for a project manager to support its team in realizing its mandates in developing innovations and propelling innovative companies. 

Are you interested in food autonomy and adaptation to climate change and would you like to be more involved in the emergence of an innovative sector in Quebec? Are you known for your outstanding project management skills and have experience in supporting innovative companies? 

Join us to contribute to the deployment of the most important innovation cluster in agtech and plant bioproducts in the province! 

As a project manager, you will have the opportunity to collaborate in the implementation and deployment of multiple innovation projects aimed at increasing food autonomy and accelerating the transition of the agricultural and agri-food sector towards more sustainable models and practices, particularly in the sectors of the circular economy, deep technologies, precision agriculture and vertical farming. 

Under the supervision of the Project Director | Corporate Innovation, and in collaboration with the Senior Advisor | Business Acceleration, you will carry out all or part of the mandates entrusted to you in product development strategy, market studies, monitor technological developments, pre-feasibility studies and project financing.  

More specifically, on a daily basis, you will:  

  • Take charge of the project management of business support (coordinate subcontractors, client meetings and consultation interviews, ensure follow-ups with clients and partners, ensure compliance with the project schedule, etc.) 
  • Ensure quality and standards of deliverables; 
  • Conduct, in whole or in part, market, competitive and industry analyses; 
  • Identify and analyze technologies available on the local and international market; 
  • Write questionnaires, conduct interviews, compile and analyze collected data; 
  • Identify, analyze and recommend different financial aid available for the realization of projects; 
  • Write service offers, diagnoses, studies and recommendation reports; 
  • Update various directories, including the directory of financial assistance dedicated to the agtech and plant bioproducts sector and the directory of innovative agricultural technologies in Quebec; 
  • Participate in any other task relevant to the realization of the mandates.  

PROFILE AND SKILLS REQUIRED 

For this position, you must have the following assets 

  • 03 to 5 years of experience in coaching innovative companies (including project manager); 
  • University degree in a relevant discipline; 
  • Excellent project management, analysis and synthesis skills; 
  • Results-oriented and client experience; 
  • Experience in conducting market and pre-feasibility studies; 
  • Dynamism, autonomy, organizational skills and initiative;  
  • Perfect command of written and spoken French; 
  • Fluent in English for international interviews and analysis of external reports; 
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license. 

OFFER  

  • Start date: As soon as possible; 
  • Regular work schedule: 34.5 hours per week; 
  • Business location: Hybrid. 10 days per month minimum in L’Assomption. Travel to clients’ locations is to be expected.  
  • Salary conditions: Base salary + group insurance after 6 months and contribution to RVER after 1 year. 

Job starts: Interviews can be held upon receipt of your application. Interested candidates must send their resume by March 3rd at 5:00 pm by email to the following address: info@zoneagtech.ca 

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