About

JIVARO GROUP

'To match exceptional
candidates to ultimate careers'

JIVARO is an Australian owned and globally recognised boutique recruitment agency, specialising in matching exceptional candidates to ultimate careers in the retail, ecommerce/digital and FMCG industries. JIVARO manages recruitment for all levels of retail roles, from CEO to operations in any size of businesses within:

  • eCommerce & Digital
  • Marketing
  • FMCG
  • Homewares & General Merchandise
  • Apparel & Accessories
  • Fashion & Beauty

JIVARO work hard to ensure we play our part in supporting both the environment and our community.

Housed in green-rated offices, many aspects of sustainability are already embedded in our day to day activities; recycling waste, using recycled paper, recycling ink cartridges and using rechargeable batteries are all steps we use to ensure we are an eco friendly office. We are working towards a paperless environment to ensure sustainability is part of all we do.

Supporting those less fortunate is important to JIVARO and we show our constant support for our community through a number of different charities;

- The Smith Family - White Ribbon - The Starlight Foundation - Red Cross - NSW Rural Fire Service - P.C.Y.C Youth Programs - We also support students through their studies including sponsoring career coaching and offering mentoring programs

Our goal is to accurately match our clients and candidates requirements and objectives. We offer you value through our specialist recruitment expertise, strong networks, industry knowledge, exceptional service and process integrity.

JIVARO offers:

  • Personal and Professional Service – we put customers first and have highly specialised teams in place to manage the client and candidate requirements for any Retail, FMCG and Digital/Marketing job in Australia. We provide the care of a boutique agency and deliver the scope of a major player.
  • Knowledge – we understand the retail, FMCG & ecommerce industry. We have experienced industry experts with a high level of recruitment & technical expertise who focus on building networks in specialist areas allowing us to deliver the best talent to our clients.
  • Results – we continue to place the right people in the right role, with an extensive network of talent from Australia, UK, USA, South Africa and Asia.
  • Reputation – our reputation is built on over 15 years of supplying quality people to leading names in retail worldwide.
  • Integrity – our service is confidential, professional and friendly, you can be assured of our highest service and integrity in all aspects of your dealings with JIVARO.
  • Speed – our experienced teams of specialist recruiters allows us to respond to your talent requirements quickly.

JIVARO has PSA’s (Preferred Supplier Agreements) with some of the top Australian retailers/brands, as well as many specialist digital & ecommerce businesses.

Quality
We provide highly qualified candidates to solve our client’s resourcing needs

Integrity
The JIVARO team pride themselves on leading the way in professional recruitment practice

Partnerships
JIVARO value the relationships we build with our clients, our candidates and our international and national business partners

Passion
We are passionate about our clients, our candidates, the retail/digital/FMCG industry and the JIVARO business

Teamwork
The team at JIVARO work together professionally, respectfully and openly on common goals

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Chantelle James
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CHANTELLE JAMES -
CEO, FOUNDER JIVARO RECRUITMENT

Chantelle founded JIVARO Group Pty, Ltd in 2006, Chantelle leads a team of specialist executive recruitment consultants within Fashion & Retail, Digital & Marketing and FMCG. Chantelle has over 10 years experience managing executive search and executive positions from Director level through to C-Suite including CEO, CFO, COO, CMO, Managing Director, General Manager, Product/Merchandise Director, Marketing Director and Creative Director appointments. Chantelle held previous positions, locally and internationally, in the retail industry including General Management and Buying Director roles. Chantelle has a deep knowledge of the industry, she is passionate about placing people into their ultimate careers and building high performing teams for clients to enable their businesses to succeed.

Sydney, Melbourne, International
exec@jivaro.com.au
0417 678 076

 

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Tara McKay
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Tara McKay -
National Recruitment Manager

Tara is an experienced recruitment professional with over 13 years experience in Australia and Internationally. Tara leads a team of specialist recruitment consultants across Sydney and Melbourne specialises in senior appointments within Fashion & Retail, Digital & Marketing and FMCG, Tara manages Retail Director, Country Director, Head of Buying, Head of Planning/Merchandise, HR Director and Management, Head of Ecommerce and Digital, Head of Marketing, Head of CRM and Customer Insights, Head of Creative and VM. Tara is a strong people manager who is passionate about the industry, her team and building relationships with clients and candidates.

Sydney, Melbourne & International
sydney@jivaro.com.au
0433 842 624

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Louisa Taylor
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Louisa Taylor -
Senior Recruitment Consultant: Marketing, Digital and Sales

Louisa is a Senior Consultant with many years of experience across a range of different sectors within HR & Recruitment, in Australia and Internationally. Louisa specialises in senior appointments within Marketing, Digital, Ecommerce, CRM, UX, Account Manager & Sales Roles. Louisa has a deep knowledge of the marketing and digital landscape and combines this with a determination to source and build a network of high caliber talent.

Sydney & International
marketing@jivaro.com.au
0404 480 688

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Charlotte Oldroyd
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Charlotte Oldroyd -
Recruitment Consultant: Buying, Design and Technical roles

Charlotte is an experienced Recruitment Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the fashion industry in Australia and Internationally. Charlotte specialises in appointments within Buying, Design, Graphic Design, Art Directors, Production and Technical Roles. Charlotte believes it is a privilege to work with talented individuals and market leading businesses. Charlotte loves contributing to the future of the brands and placing exceptional talent into teams that change and influence each brand.

Sydney
design@jivaro.com.au
0413 664 348

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Stephanie Phillips
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Stephanie Phillips -
Recruitment Consultant: Retail Operations, Visual Merchandise and HR

Stephanie is an experienced recruitment consultant, with a proven background in senior retail operations, recruitment and management in Australia and Internationally. Stephanie specialises in Retail Operations, Visual Merchandiser, HR, Recruitment, Reception & Customer Service Roles.

Sydney
retail@jivaro.com.au
0435 327 916

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Clare Hackman
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Clare Hackman -
Senior Recruitment Consultant: Supply Chain & Logistics, Merchandise Planning, Finance, Food QA

Clare is an experienced recruitment professional with many years of recruitment experience within retail and operations locally and internationally.Clare manages planning, planning management, supply chain & logistics and food QA. Clare is focussed on making a positive difference to people’s lives, and helping both individuals and businesses to thrive. Clare enjoys building a professional partnership with businesses and talent in the market to help shape careers and futures.

Sydney
general@jivaro.com.au
0412 201 244

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Amber Lindstrom
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Amber Lindstrom -
Recruitment Specialist: Assistant Buyer/Planner, Allocator, Merchandise Coordinator, Shipping Coordinator & BAA Roles

Amber has many years of experience within retail. Amber specialises in Assistant Buyer, Planner, Allocator, Merchandise Coordinator, Shipping Coordinator & BAA Roles. Amber is passionate about talent pipelining for her clients. Amber’s success is based on building long-term partnerships with her candidates to ensure their career development.

Sydney
production@jivaro.com.au
0403 700 978

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Carly Graham
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Carly Graham -
Sydney & Melbourne

Executive Assistant to Chantelle James - CEO, Founder JIVARO Recruitment. Carly is passionate about supporting people to succeed in their role and looking at the best practice in processes through innovative technology and simple practices.

Sydney
carly@jivaro.com.au
0432 731 500

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Jennifer Albuquerque
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Jennifer Albuquerque -
Office Support & Administration

Jennifer has a strong analytical and reporting skills, Jennifer thrives being part of an innovative team, and works to create a positive environment.

Sydney
administration@jivaro.com.au

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Tracy Appleton
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Tracy Appleton -
Recruitment Manager - International and Retail Recruitment

Tracy is an experienced recruitment professional with over 10 years experience in Australia and Internationally. Tracy leads a team of specialist recruitment consultants in appointments within Fashion & Retail, Digital & Marketing and FMCG in the local and international market. Tracy enjoys the diverse nature of recruitment, she is passionate about leading a team and building relationships with industry leaders, from both a client and a candidate perspective.

Melbourne, Sydney & International
tracy@jivaro.com.au
0433 937 500

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Sejal Bavishi
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Sejal Bavishi -
Divisional Manager: Supply Chain & Logistics, Merchandise Planning, Finance, Food QA

Sejal is an experienced recruitment professional with many years of recruitment experience within retail and operations locally and internationally. Sejal leads a team that specialise in senior appointments within Fashion & Retail, Digital & Marketing and FMCG. Sejal manages planning, planning management, supply chain & logistics and food QA. Sejal's key drivers are connecting talent with the right business, a business that will foster their success, and providing an opportunity for experienced professionals to deliver value to new business environments.

Melbourne & International
buying-planning@jivaro.com.au
0431 528 355

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Anna Bailey
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Anna Bailey -
Senior Recruitment Consultant: Buying, Senior Design, Sales and Account Management

Anna is a Senior Consultant with many years of experience within Retail, FMCG and Marketing Recruitment. Anna specialises in Buying, Senior Design and Sales and Account Management. Anna is passionate about the industry and enjoys the ability to impact peoples lives by placing, coaching and guiding them into their ultimate careers.

Melbourne
melbourne-buying.com.au
0478 801 386

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Stephanie Henly
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Stephanie Henly -
Recruitment Consultant: Design, Technical & Production

Stephanie is an accomplished Recruitment Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the fashion industry. Stephanie specialises in appointments within Design, Graphic Design, Art Directors, Production and Technical Roles. Stephanie is passionate about the fashion industry and connecting such talented candidates to market leading businesses.

Melbourne
melbourne-design@jivaro.com.au
0430 561 880

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Nhu Bui
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Nhu Bui -
Recruitment Consultant: Retail Operations, Visual Merchandise and HR

Nhu is an experienced recruitment consultant, with a proven background in senior retail operations, recruitment and management. Nhu specialises in Retail Operations, Visual Merchandiser, HR, Recruitment, Reception & Customer Service Roles. Nhu is driven to work with clients and candidates to place the right people into businesses the first time. Nhu is passionate about engaging, consulting and counselling with talented professionals to assist them through career change.

Melbourne
melbourne-retail@jivaro.com.au
0422 397 024

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Louise Metcalfe
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Louise Metcalfe -
Senior Recruitment Consultant: FMCG, Marketing, Digital and Sales

Louise has a wealth of Head office recruitment experience within Retail, Wholesale and FMCG functions, Louise has several years of experience working in London, New York and Melbourne. Louise specialises in FMCG, Marketing, Digital and Sales appointments. Louise works with the highest integrity, and is passionate about building long standing relationships with clients across the Melbourne and Sydney markets. With a focus on innovation and personalisation, Louise ensures that every step of the recruitment process is met with the highest of service standards, recruitment practices and industry knowledge.

Melbourne
melbourne-marketing@jivaro.com.au
0431 815 899

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Mollie Ellard
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Mollie Ellard -
Recruitment Consultant: Allocators, Assistant Junior Planners, Planning, Shipping Coordinators Production, Assistant & Junior Buying

Mollie has many years experience within retail in HR in Australia & UK. Mollie specialises in Allocator, Assistant Junior Planners, Shipping Coordinators Production roles. Mollie is passionate about building long term relationships with clients across both Sydney & Melbourne Markets.

Melbourne
melbourne-planning@jivaro.com.au
0433 185 785

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Our business model is structured so that we have dedicated recruitment specialists that focus on their own vertical markets so that we are consistently networking to build our talent pools across the Retail, FMCG, Digital & Marketing sectors and this enables us to deliver the best talent to our clients. At JIVARO we partner with our clients to become an extension of your business by building strong relationships to ensure we fully understand your immediate needs and future business goals.