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Meet JACKIE ELLISON, one of August Consulting’s Procurement and Supply Chain Specialists

Jackie is a highly accomplished procurement professional, combining cross-functional competencies in:-


  • Leading procurement and supply chain transformation programs 

  • Developing category strategies, 

  • Leading strategic sourcing initiatives 

  • Delivering supplier relationship management programs,  

  • Negotiating high level contracts to improve commercial outcomes and mitigate supply risks 

  • Achieving large scale saving programs to improve financial performance  


Jackie has been responsible for a wide range of categories with spend from $10 - $200 million.​ Her depth of experience in end-to-end procurement is across different sectors including FMCG, Consumer Healthcare and Food Manufacturing, in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. ​ 


Jackie has delivered 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. ​As ANZ Procurement Manager for Kerry Ingredients and Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, Jackie was responsible for leading procurement teams managing direct and Indirect categories, to deliver full end-to-end procurement and category management, tenders, contracts, RFPs and RFQs. ​ 


Adding to Jackie’s considerable experience are her qualifications. 

  • PhD (Biotechnology) – University of Wales, UK​ 

  • BSc Biochemistry (1st Class) – University College Swansea, UK​ 

  • Mars Group - Inhouse Competency Training | Procurement and Supply​ 


Jackie is a valuable member of the August Consulting team.


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