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Cerner Contract Manager in North Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Contract Manager

Job Description:

Cerner's Supplier Contracts Team is looking for a highly motivated self-starter with strong communication, writing, financial analysis, and negotiation skills to manage US and Global contracts with Cerner’s suppliers.

As a Finance Contract Manager, you will work with Cerner's business owners, suppliers, and Legal Group to draft, negotiate and analyze contracts. Your ability to learn the business quickly and serve as the primary contact for specific business units and suppliers will be a great addition to our team. You will suggest creative alternatives to achieve the ultimate negotiation objective, focus on the economics of the deal, and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization (including SVPs and the CFO). The ideal Finance Contract Manager will be a critical thinker with strong project management skills who can coordinate the input and interests of groups throughout Cerner, and drive contracts to execution under tight time frames. This role will give you the opportunity to lead contract strategy and make an impact on health care through your work.

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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.

Career Level:

Entry Level/ Junior Professional

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.

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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain Management or equivalent relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of contract management or purchasing work experience

  • Juris Doctor Preferred

  • ​At least 2 years of contract management or contract negotiation work experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in drafting and negotiating resale agreements

  • At least 2 years working in financial analysis roles


  • Must reside or be willing to relocate to Kansas City area

  • 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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North Kansas City

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Job Family Group:

Accounting and Finance

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