• Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/17/2018 10:49 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Proposal Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will have experience in a fast-paced and small business federal contracting environment.


    • Include preparing customized responses to formal, client issued requests for proposals, and any written requests for information for our business development team.
    • The ideal candidate will be adept at working across divisions and collaborating closely with the proposal team, subject matter experts and business development leads to develop customized, client-focused responses. 
    • The Proposal Manager must quickly grasp complex business concepts and effectively articulate service offerings to external audiences.
    • The preferred candidate will be able to successfully manage the many facets of the proposal process under aggressive deadlines, including coordination, writing, interfacing with internal subject matter experts, editing/proofing, production, and quality control.
    • Preparing team kickoff materials, proposal schedules, compliance matrices, annotated outlines, reviewer guidelines and submission checklists  
    • Writing, proofreading and editing boilerplates and all proposal documentation.
    • Ensuring compliance to instructions in every section of the requests for proposals or quotes, requests for information and other solicitations
    • Providing quality assurance on graphics, formatting and contents
    • Assisting in the development of new solutions and proposal ideas
    • Editing proposal sections from other team members including external partners
    • Managing production and distribution of documents
    • Maintaining and consistently updating SharePoint Proposals site
    • Providing guidance to the proposal teams through effective communications
    • Interacting with the business leadership teams in the status of the proposals, staffing and resource needs, issues or conflict resolution, and important matters related to the proposals


    • Bachelor's degree required in Business, English or related field
    • Must have 5+years “hands-on” proposal management and development experience
    • Direct experience in government contracting including FAR and D/FAR guidelines
    • Expert knowledge of the English grammar and usage
    • Strong organizational and communication skills as proposal manager is expected to maintain records and files of work and revisions
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and excel in a deadline-oriented environment
    • Strong SharePoint and MS Office suite experience, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Strong team player, with ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
    • Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) certification
    • Shipley methodology – working knowledge

    **U.S. Citizenship required and ability to obtain a favorable BI check**




    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit




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