Program Manager AgrifoodTech




Vacancy is a dynamic, independent, member driven organisation with currently more than 340 members from Belgium and abroad.  Our mission is all about building and fostering the biotech and life sciences ecosystem in Flanders and Belgium.

Together with our members and partners, we create value by organising networking and training activities, supporting internationalisation, developing value added services and building expertise. and its members want to be the proud advocates of a reputable global-impact and growing ecosystem in life sciences.

In order to support our plans and ambitions in a fast-growing AgrifoodTech segment,

We are hiring a Program Manager AgrifoodTech.



  • Co-develop USP of for the fast-growing AgriFoodtech sector.

  • Actively reach out to the Agrifoodtech ecosystem and grow membership base.

  • Lead coordination and stakeholder management with existing AgrifoodTech workgroup and members.

  • Drive development of new innovative services, visibility, and support tools for AgrifoodTech members.

  • Lead funding & advocacy agenda in support of AgriFoodTech sector.

  • Develop & execute meeting agenda 2023-2025 (knowledge for growth, seminars/ webinars, matchmaking events).

  • Develop and/or create partnering and grant projects.


  • MsC Biotech, Bio-engineering, or relevant experience in the sector.

  • Affinity with life sciences, sustainability, innovation.

  • Good communication skills: verbal/written/English.

  • Open personality, diplomatic and able to engage at private or public exec level.

  • Team player with social skills, but able to work autonomously.

  • Hands-on mentality, good organiser, punctual.

We offer:

  • Possibility to independently lead your projects, but with sufficient guidance and mentoring.

  • A friendly, dynamic, and stimulating working environment, with a team of highly motivated colleagues

  • Join a team of 7 holding office in Ghent (AA Tower, Tech Lane Science Park) and Leuven (BioHub).

  • A competitive salary package.


  • Send your CV and motivation letter to

  • Applications will be accepted till April 14, 2023.

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