Government Contract Corporate Counsel – Washington

Cerner Corporation

Job Description The vision of Cerner Legal is to be recognized as the model legal group to emulate in the for-profit global business environment with respect to proactively participating in and supporting the achievement of its company’s vision and mission. The mission of Cerner Legal is to provide superior quality, accurate and timely legal services through comprehensive, proactive and innovative analysis, consultation and work product to the associates, management and board of directors of Cerner Corporation.

As Corporate Counsel, you will provide legal guidanceadvising, drafting, reviewing, and negotiatingon sophisticated government contracts, subcontracts and modifications to existing contracts on U.S. Government programs. You will also provide legal guidance on all aspects of Federal government contracting including in connection with obtaining and performing contracts and subcontracts on Federal programs, advising on government contract disputes, contract claims, investigations, disclosures and appeals. You will also proactively advise Cerner executives on Federal government contracts related business and regulatory issues, including government contract formation, compliance, cost accounting, intellectual property and subcontracting. Specialized knowledge in cybersecurity and/or privacy strongly preferred. Another core component of your role will be to partner with the business to execute effective strategies to reduce risk throughout Cerner. Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Company Overview

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important  peoples health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerners policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

EEO is the Law (English)
E-Verify Participation (English)
Right to Work (English)

EEO is the Law (Spanish)
E-Verify Participation (Spanish)
Right to Work (Spanish)

Company Overview

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important  peoples health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerners policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

EEO is the Law (English)
E-Verify Participation (English)
Right to Work (English)

EEO is the Law (Spanish)
E-Verify Participation (Spanish)
Right to Work (Spanish)

Qualifications Basic Qualifications

  • JD from an American Bar Association accredited law school
  • License to practice law in Missouri or the District of Columbia or ability to obtain license to practice in the applicable jurisdiction
  • At least 2 years of relevant U.S. Government contracting work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience advising clients on U.S. Government contract matters
  • At least 3 years of experience in proposal development, negotiations, contract performance and dispute resolution in connection with U.S. Government programs
  • At least 3 years of experience in business development, contracting and regulatory compliance matters

?Expectations

  • ?Knowledgeable in intellectual property protection
  • In-depth knowledge of the FAR/DFARS as well as those requirements unique to contracting with the Government
  • Ability to negotiate through strong oral and written communication skills while displaying a commitment to a high level of ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Ability to quickly and effectively manage a variety of assignments under time constraints and effectively prioritize workload based on Cerners business needs and strategic goals
  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills along with a commitment to a high level of ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Reside in or be willing to relocate to the greater Kansas City or Washington, D.C. areas
  • Domestic travel as needed
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

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