Assistant General Counsel

Employer
Peraton
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jan 24, 2022
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Ref
330292487
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Peraton Overview: Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Responsibilities: Serves as primary operations and government contracts counsel for a company primarily providing services and solutions in support of federal, state and local government customers. Ensures that company practices and procedures relating to government contracting comply with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and are consistent with applicable corporate policies and procedures.Provides proactive and practical legal counsel and guidance to all business management and functional staff regarding government contracting legal matters including federal, state and local legal compliance mattersAdvises and coordinates with the business and functional leaders on significant matters concerning contract terms and conditionsMaintains a high level of proficiency on current laws and implementing regulations, and coordinates with business management and functional staff to develop and deliver timely training, as appropriate. Assists in the prevention of disputes and litigation by proactive, early involvement and mediation in business transactions, and by conducting necessary compliance/business conduct training.Works with outside counsel, consultants and company personnel to support government solicitation responses, contract negotiations, and dispute resolution.Travels as necessary. Qualifications: Required QualificationsA Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and valid state bar membership.A minimum of 5 years experience in federal government contracting as counsel (law firm or in house) focused on labor and employment matters and support services contracting.Desired QualificationsA strong background and relevant experience in all aspects of federal, state and local procurement, a variety of commercial transactions, and international sales and procurement including both contract preparation and negotiation as well as form contract preparation.Excellent oral and written communications skills.The ability and interpersonal skills to effectively function as an integral member of the Legal and business management teams.Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to manage a high volume workload with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, collegial environmentAbility to obtain a security clearance

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