General information

Office (s)
Austin, TX
Date Published
Thursday, January 4, 2024
United States
Job ID
Saben, Carly

Description & Requirements

The Procurement Consultant will report to the Director of Procurement. The Procurement Consultant role is responsible for the development and maintenance of strategic relationships with key stakeholders. This role will manage a significant spend profile for software and services providers in partnership with our Digital and Events Marketing department. This is a hybrid position (3 days in office, 2 days at home) and based out of our Austin, TX headquarters.

What you will be doing:

  • Conduct sourcing events via process driven methodologies (RFX) including conducting market research and spend analysis
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with business stakeholders to advise and influence supplier and sourcing strategies
  • Review, draft and lead negotiations of third-party supplier contracts in cooperation with key internal stakeholders including business stakeholders, Legal, InfoSec, IT etc. to secure the most favorable commercial and legal terms 
  • Proactively manage strategy and contract events including renewals
  • Provide guidance on policy and practice internally. 
  • Collaborate on category plans, team structure and goals 
  • Develop and execute against multi-term negotiation strategies, conduct analysis to determine best overall value and support recommendations
  • Prepare and present up to Executive level summaries and analysis

What you will likely bring:

  • Demonstrated skill in negotiation and contract management
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effective independently and collaboratively 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at the same time

What could set you apart:

  • 3+ years applicable experience and demonstrated success/knowledge
  • 1+ years of specialized/industry experience in software procurement
  • Experience working with Digital and Event Marketing groups 

The Finance Team 

You’ll find a strong sense of community, collaboration, and cross-functional partnering within the Epicor Finance and Accounting organization. With Epicor being an eager company, you will play a key role in supporting mergers and acquisitions and strategic financial activity globally. We are rapidly expanding and looking for exceptional talent to join our team in all of our Epicor offices.

About Epicor 

At Epicor we know that success comes from working together. Everyone has a role to play, and it’s the essential partnerships across our company that are crucial to our customers’ success and our growth as a business. 

We’re truly a team. Working in close partnership, we bring wide-ranging talents together in powerful collaborations. We think innovatively, share our knowledge generously, and constantly learn from our colleagues. We’re proud of the success we achieve every day, but we never stop challenging ourselves and encouraging each other. Together, we go further and imagine an even brighter future. 

Whatever your career journey, we’ll help you find the right path. Through our training courses, mentorship, and continuous support, you’ll get everything you need to thrive. At Epicor, your success is our success. And that success really matters, because we’re the essential partners for the world’s most essential businesses—the hardworking companies who make, move, and sell the things the world needs.

Equal Opportunities and Accommodations Statement 

Epicor is committed to creating a workplace and global community where inclusion is valued; where you bring the whole and real you—that’s who we’re interested in. If you have interest in this or any role- but your experience doesn’t match every qualification of the job description, that’s okay- consider applying regardless. 

We are an equal-opportunity employer.