Manager EU Tenders

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03 Jun 2021

White (White Research SRL) is a young, fast developing boutique research and consultancy company headquartered in Brussels and with a satellite office in Greece. We offer policy advisory, communications & public affairs, and applied research services. We work together with leading EU (& worldwide) companies on the development and implementation of projects and campaigns, as well as academic and industrial partners on large collaborative projects (private sector projects, grants and tenders) in areas ranging from technology, sustainability and mobility to energy, innovation and skill development. Our team has a dynamic work day and can benefit from a rapid professional development and an extensive network that covers some of the most well-known private and institutional organisations in Europe. 

To support the management and further growth of our Public Sector Services department, specifically in the area related to EU tenders, we are currently looking for a full-time EU Tenders Manager and team leader, with 4-6 years of experience, for our Brussels office.

Your responsibilities

The selected candidates will be involved in a variety of tasks, including:

  • Bid Management: Identifying tenders, setting up consortia as well as managing the write-up and delivery of proposals
  • Project Management: Planning and managing the implementation of won EU tenders, like setting up and carrying out strategic studies, evaluations, impact assessments and other types of studies
  • People management: Help lead the Public Sector Services department managing and developing our service offering and people
  • Engagement and management of external partners and subcontractors
  • Reporting to the Managing Director and formulating the strategy for the department in collaboration with the Director

What we look for

We are interested in profiles with the following merits:  

  • Bsc/Msc Degree in EU Affairs, Social Sciences, Business & Communications, or relevant discipline
  • 4-6 years of work experience in EU tenders 
  • Language skills – Our working language is English. Fluency in English, both verbal and written, is a must! Fluency in other languages is a plus
  • Experience in managing (small) teams 
  • Experience in managing EU tender bids
  • Experience in managing EU tender projects
  • Strong problem solving and reasoning skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and network-building skills

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation matching the selected profile
  • A motivated and multi-disciplinary team
  • Room for self-initiative along with the chance to work on diverse projects and proposals
  • A challenging role, with personal development and further career prospects and opportunities
  • Opportunity to develop professional and management skills
  • Experience and knowledge in diverse policy areas and the possibility to explore a variety of topics
  • An opportunity to join a company with exceptional potential that continues to grow
  • Good onboarding and close contact with and support from management to enter the new role

Indicative start date: ASAP

How to apply

Interested applicants should send their CVs to By submitting your CV you consent to our privacy policy and consent to White storing your data for up to 12 months following the recruitment process.

Please indicate in your email subject: ‘Project Manager – EU Tenders’.

Or apply through our website

You don’t need to send a cover letter.

White is an equal is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender or other protected characteristic.

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