Flexa

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

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What are we looking for?

  • 5-7 years experience working on IT Products and Services
  • Capable and Flexible to develop IT Knowledge and Leadership
  • Functional & technical knowledge in ERP solutions
  • Demonstrate Line Management Experience and Capability in a remote & global environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a flexible/changing environment with many activities/priorities
  • Financial and Budget management experience
  • Good stakeholder management & communications skills
  • Experience in external vendor management
  • ITIL, PMI, Agile, DevOps, Scrum certifications will be a plus

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Product Management : overall accountability, including lifecycle management for services and products; Support, Influence and contribute with Leadership to define strategy for IT Solutions, in line with operational excellence strategies and Transformational programs and business capabilities strategies. Maintain awareness of industry directions for products and services , in order to define new, cost-effective solutions or evolve existing solutions in an optimal manner
  • Service management with 3rd Party vendors based on role model operational excellence, with overall accountability on the metrics for service (SLAs. Availability, performance, etc); Accountable for assure Service Continuity strategy for services and products in place, including DR simulations and tests proper conducted based on Mars Inc standards Accountable for regular status updates to stakeholders on progress for all demands raised by Business.

  • Development management with 3Rd Party vendors based on role model development excellence, with overall accountability on development metrics

  • Escalation point for any business demands, working with his team and Business stakeholders to address, engaging all resources needed for solve this demand

  • Stakeholder management : accountable for regular status updates to stakeholders on progress for all demands raised by Business. Sustain the user community and develop the key users, functional expert and product owners network where needed. Engage and collaborate with other teams when is needed. Collaborate with projects according to Mars DT signature processes,. High level for Customer satisfaction accountability.
  • Budget management for all product area and functions.

  • Line Management of global & remote team, coach and development as well responsible to ensure resources knowledge on Mars business processes and development/projects techniques and methodologies; Role model agile behaviors & methods with customers and peers; Contribute to HUB Talent Pipeline strategy; Ensure succession plan with the team

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Location
94%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
91%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
84%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
80%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
81%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
90%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
75%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
78%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
86%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
84%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
70%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)

57:43

Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

Brazil
France
Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022

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