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Strategic Sourcing Category Manager

Epic Games

Cary, NC 02-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Procurement at Epic

What we do

The mission of our Procurement team is to find great suppliers that help scale our growing company, and negotiate deals that ensure our mutual success. We aim to focus our attention on important supplier relationships while providing infrastructure to enable the business to buy goods and services efficiently and cost-effectively.

What you'll do
• Partner with senior stakeholders to understand their business needs
• Combine data and analytical thinking with market knowledge to develop innovative category strategies
• Manage large competitive bid projects (Request for Proposals and eAuctions) to select suppliers and negotiate great deals
• Draft and negotiate contracts, in partnership with Legal
• Manage supplier relationships, to ensure they perform to high expectations and continue to deliver innovation and added value

What we're looking for
• Significant Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or Supply Chain management experience; including running multimillion-dollar competitive bids (Request For Proposals) and eAuctions
• Deep category expertise in one or more of the following spend categories: Professional Services/ Outsourcing, IT, Construction, Facilities Management, Marketing, or Events
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Experience in contract drafting and supplier management
• Strong Collaboration and business partnering skills
• The ability to work in fast-paced, ambiguous environments and adapt to changing priorities
• Excellent communication skills
• A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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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.