Full Time Job

Category Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-21-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

What We Do
Our Procurement team establishes and maintains the supplier partnerships required to scale our growing company. Our team includes experts in strategic sourcing, procurement operations, and procurement technology. Together we are responsible for supporting all global business units to achieve corporate objectives.

What You'll Do

As a member of the Strategic Sourcing team, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining collaborative partnerships with internal stakeholders. You will build a strong understanding of business requirements and priorities, then work cross-functionally to develop and execute sourcing strategies that achieve stakeholder and business objectives.

In this role, you will
• Support projects within all spend categories across Epic's business (including but not limited to: Professional Services, Marketing, HR, IT, and Facilities)
• Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders across all global Epic business units
• Lead sourcing engagements by partnering with stakeholders to define business requirements, identify potential suppliers, conduct negotiations, and execute contracts that represent best value for Epic
• Execute supplier performance management strategies, including leading supplier performance reviews, to ensure operational execution from Epic's most critical suppliers
• Work with leadership to define efficient ways to support the ever-growing needs of Epic's Procurement team, including innovative approaches to scale Procurement's support as Epic grows

What we're looking for
• 6+ years of experience in strategic sourcing or procurement
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• Skilled practitioner in strategies for creating a competitive environment, including experience leading request for proposal (RFP) processes and conducting commercial & contract negotiations
• Strong business acuity, including understanding and practical application of relevant market/industry trend
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment and to manage multiple simultaneous projects requiring strong communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6805q-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.