General Manager – Rock Island , IL, US

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General Manager – Rock Island , IL, US

General Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Rock Island , IL, US

NIKA is hiring for a General Manager to manage and administer a Base Operation Support Services contract at Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The General Manager will serve as the on-site liaison between the contractor and Government representative and will have full authority to act for the Contractor on all contract matters related to the daily operation.
  • Perform Project Management in support of multi-discipline projects under minimal supervision.
  • Ensuring assigned projects are completed on time, and within approved scope and budget.
  • Maintaining effective communication with the Government, sharing knowledge, demonstrating a business-like concern for the client’s interests, and facilitating program integration.
  • Effective and efficient management and leadership of the contracting organization’s resources to meet all specifications and expectations of the contract.
  • Ensuring contract performance in accordance with the direction and policies of NIKA.
  • The General Manager should be available on-site and available during normal duty hours. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a position at an installation or facility of similar size, scope, and complexity to a 20 million dollar per year BOS contract.
  • Individual should be familiar with government organization and functions; understand current procurement best practices; able to organize and express ideas through excellent oral and written communications to a wide variety of audiences; and demonstrate an unquestionable sense of integrity, honesty, and loyalty.
  • The ability to multitask, manage competing priorities, and resolve issues.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience using broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex issues
  • Excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail and the ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changing requirements

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.