Contract Specialist

Contract Specialist

Medpace | Lanza, Milano, IT

Posted a month ago

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Job Summary

Our Site Contracts Team is growing rapidly, and we are currently seeking a full-time Contract Specialist to join our Site Contracts Team in Italy. This position plays a key role in the study start-up and clinical trial management processes at Medpace. As a Contract Specialist, you will have full responsibility for the life cycle of each contract through the preparation, negotiation, and finalization of contracts. If you want an exciting career where you use your previous expertise and can develop and grow your career even further within a global environment, then this is the opportunity for you!

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and finalizing agreements, termination letters or other legal documents required for a clinical study;
  • Negotiate within client approved contract and budget templates and negotiation parameters;
  • Identify and assesses legal, financial, and operational risks and escalate to appropriate Contract Lead or Contract Manager;
  • Provide recommendations and alternative resolutions throughout negotiations using established escalation channels;
  • Coordinate with internal functional departments to ensure various site startup activities are aligned with contractual process and mutually agreed up timelines; and
  • Keep up to date with applicable local regulations impacting clinical trial contracts.
  • Bachelor's degree; preferable in Law or Sciences.
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience;
  • Prior contract negotiation experience preferred but not required;
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills; and
  • Excellent knowledge of the English and Italian languages.

Travel: None

Medpace Overview

Medpace is a full-service clinical contract research organization (CRO). We provide Phase I-IV clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics through its scientific and disciplined approach. We leverage local regulatory and therapeutic expertise across all major areas including oncology, cardiology, metabolic disease, endocrinology, central nervous system, anti-viral and anti-infective. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, employing more than 4,000 people across almost 40 countries.

Why Medpace?

When you join Medpace, you become part of a team dedicated to supporting the development of ground-breaking drugs and devices. Our employees provide hope for those living with debilitating diseases. We invite you to be a part of something that is impacting millions of people around the globe while enjoying a competitive total compensation and benefits package and internal growth opportunities.


  • Medpace historically named a Top Cincinnati Workplace by the Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Mid-size Companies in 2021
  • Medpace ranks amongst top CROs for site ratings across all 10 important attributes including CRA training, preparation & organization, accessibility of staff, open communication, and ensuring timely drug availability
  • Continually recognized with CRO Leadership Awards from Life Science Leader magazine based on expertise, quality, capabilities, reliability, and compatibility
  • Ranked in the top 10 on the 2021 LinkedIn Top Companies list in Cincinnati

What to Expect Next:

A member of our recruitment team will review your qualifications and, if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

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  • Category: Clinical Operations