Vendor Contracts Associate

Medpace Holdings, Inc.

United States, OH, Cincinnati

Job Summary

Our corporate activities are growing rapidly, and we are currently seeking a full-time, office-based Vendor Management Associate to join our Commercial Operations – Vendor Management team. If you want an exciting career where you can develop and grow your career, then this is the opportunity for you.


  • Learn and develop expertise in the service categories that support clinical research by managing Medpace’s vendor relationships and contracts
  • Support the advancement of Vendor Management at Medpace including building new and optimized processes for vendor identification, vendor selection (sourcing), contract execution, performance management, and termination
  • Conduct review of third-party quotations, contracts, and amendments building expertise in RFP analysis and negotiations
  • Develop and apply a strategic understanding of vendor policies and procedures including sourcing and purchase contracts
  • Provide support to Vendor Managers in commercial negotiations for pricing and terms
  • Utilize governance, risk, and compliance software to manage vendor contract execution and performance management
  • Support new vendor due diligence partnering across Medpace to ensure risk assessment, audit, and vendor compliance processes are followed
  • Monitor third-party vendor performance leveraging Medpace processes for evaluation and escalation
  • May be responsible for other projects and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of relevant professional-level or intern experience;
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of GxP regulations and guidelines;
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously in a dynamic environment in order to meet deadlines is essential


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