This week we get to know August Consulting’s Jackie Ellison.
A Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist, Jackie is an accomplished procurement professional, combining cross-functional competencies in strategic sourcing, category management, contract negotiation, supplier relationship development, price risk management and change project management.
Her depth of experience in end-to-end procurement across different sectors includes FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods), consumer healthcare and food manufacturing, in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Jackie works on cross-functional, state-wide projects, engaging multiple stakeholders across multi-national organisations in complex or highly volatile markets, to deliver significant procurement initiatives and savings results for our clients.
As Procurement Manager for Kerry Ingredients and Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, Jackie led procurement teams, managing direct and indirect categories, to deliver full end-to-end procurement and category management, tenders, contracts, RFPs and RFQs.
Her key skills are in:
Supplier sourcing and relationship building & management
Contract negotiation – optimal terms & pricing
Category management & strategic planning
Procurement project management
Procurement market engagement activities
In her role with August Consulting, Jackie is focused on strategic sourcing, project management and procurement support, and data analysis and deliverables mapping.
Jackie says, “every new challenge is a learning opportunity.”
Get in touch
To learn more about Jackie or how she can help you maximise your procurement opportunities and objectives, contact us by phone, email or via our social media channels.