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Guidehouse Acquisition Customer Liaison Manager in Olympia, Washington

Job Family :

Management Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

Guidehouse seeks a dynamic and experienced Acquisition Liaison Managing Consultant to join its Business Transformation solution team. In this role, you will act as a strategic advisor and facilitator responsible for managing IRS acquisitions. Your primary objective will be to ensure effective communication, collaboration, and alignment during the acquisition process. You will work closely with internal stakeholders, external partners, and legal teams to support pre-award functions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in acquisitions, exceptional interpersonal skills, and the ability to navigate acquisition processes.

What You Will Do :

Guidehouse seeks an acquisition professional with 5+ years of direct experience supporting federal acquisitions. This position requires experience developing acquisition packages leading to contract awards and an understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary point of contact and liaison between contracting and program office.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, and operations, to coordinate and streamline the acquisition process.

  • Coordinate and manage the exchange of information, documents, and data.

  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements throughout the acquisition process.

  • Assist in the development of acquisition strategies.

  • Support the integration of acquired entities by collaborating with internal teams to align processes, systems, and culture.

  • Monitor and track the progress of ongoing acquisitions, providing regular updates and reports to senior management.

  • Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and emerging opportunities for potential acquisitions.

  • Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with professionalism and discretion.

  • Communicate with all levels of an organization and prepare engaging and dynamic briefings for senior executives.

  • Perform quality assurance reviews on written work products.

  • Support the development and continuous improvement of Guidehouse acquisition methodologies and tools.

  • Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

What You Will Need :

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in supporting federal acquisitions

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Policy/Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field.

  • Proven experience working in federal acquisitions.

  • Strong knowledge of the federal acquisition process.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Ability to navigate complex business environments and manage multiple stakeholders and priorities.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and deliver high-quality work.

  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking capabilities.

  • Ability to write and edit reports, create briefings for senior executives, research and write articles, and customize content for various audiences.

  • Proficient use of the suite of Microsoft Office products.

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Industry-recognized certifications, such as the Project Management Professional.

  • Federal acquisition experience across multiple agencies to leverage lessons learned, best practices, and innovative approaches for solving complex procurements.

The annual salary range for this position is $98,400.00-$196,900.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.