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Manager | Lead Recruiting Partner

Arlington, Virginia, United States

People and Talent

Job Description

We are pleased to share an opportunity that has emerged to enable talent acquisition strategies that will fuel the growth of Cerner’s workforce delivering products and services to the federal clients we proudly serve.

As a Manager/Lead Recruiting Partner, you will align closely with our Cerner Government Services organization to understand talent needs supporting aggressive business growth. Our leaders will lean on your expertise to make recommendations and influence decisions, while always building trust. You will develop a deep understanding of the core business you and your teams support so that you can successfully execute complex recruiting strategies by identifying a variety of sourcing options, building networks, delivering qualified candidates, constructing and negotiating offers all the while ensuring compliance measures are being met.

As a manager of people, you will seek to understand disagreements, ensure all perspectives are heard and facilitate a plan for resolution, modeling an inclusive and diverse environment for all. Additional managerial responsibilities include, delegating the work in a dynamic and fluid environment, providing clear expectations and follow up to ensure progress and overcome roadblocks; identify associates and team priorities based on business direction and adjust when needed; and lead by example and share knowledge and experiences with associates and team. Creating a respectful work environment where you advocate for your team, create accountability and recognize their accomplishments is also a key responsibility.

If you are passionate about a career with purpose, we invite you to apply!

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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Management, Business, Health Care, or Human Resources Management or related field or equivalent, relevant work experience

  • At least 10 years of talent acquisition experience or human resource generalist work experience in a government contracting environment

  • Experience with state and federal laws, such as OFCCP

  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position

  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in recruiting management roles


  • Reside in or be willing to relocate to the greater Arlington, VA area

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the 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.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:


Virtual Eligible Job


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.

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