MCI Group is a global, independently owned, engagement and marketing agency that creates human-centric touchpoints that unleash the power of people to deliver innovation and growth. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, it has a global presence of 60 offices in 31 countries globally.  

MCI’s core expertise lies in: live & virtual events, strategic & digital communications, consulting & community solutions. The Group works with brands, associations, non-for-profit organisations, as well as international public institutions and organisations.  

MCI Benelux is currently looking to recruit an in-house Bid Manager to support the company’s growing work portfolio with the EU institutions and agencies.  


Job Description: 

As a Bid Manager you will work closely with the MCI internal and external stakeholders to: 

  • Provide strategic advice to the company on further growing the business with the EU institutions through:  
  • Strengthening the positioning of the company vis-à-vis EU institutional clients 
  • Winning new tenders and framework contracts (strong business development focus) 
  • Growing the EU account team (opportunity to grow a stable in-house team and build up the whole business line within MCI) 
  • Review open framework contracts and identify opportunities for MCI to get engaged 
  • Write proposals and bids in collaboration with MCI’s internal (process and delivery) and external (topical / technical knowledge) stakeholders  
  • Leverage MCI’s strong position in the areas of space industry, transport, ICT, climate change / the New EU Green Deal to further strengthen and grow its EU account 


Ideal candidate:  

  • Excellent understanding of the EU institutional framework and environment 
  • Proven experience in developing business with the EU institutions and/or public sector clients, ideally through framework contracts procedures 
  • Ideally experience in the events management sector 
  • Able to bring strategic mindset to the organisation, while being hands-on and eager to engage in the operational bid writing 
  • Excited to strengthen and develop a business line within MCI, with opportunities for further growth 
  • Strong ability to work with multiple (internal and external) stakeholders, coordinate input from colleagues and ensure timely preparation of proposals 
  • Experience in working with external consultants 
  • Good team spirit  
  • Driven and able to work independently to make things happen 


Why you should be interested in this role? 

  • Join a global company, with exciting projects and dynamic growth opportunities 
  • Help strengthen and develop a relatively new business line within MCI 
  • Work for an agency that provides comprehensive solutions to its clients across the board (events, logistics, communications, secretariat management)