Mars UK • United Kingdom

Business Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Business Analyst

Slough (Hybrid)

12 months fixed term contract

At Mars we now have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to come and join our team! The Business Analyst will be accountable for providing performance reporting and insight to a variety of Customers including the Demand Planning and Sales functions. This is through regular and ad-hoc reports that enable us to understand the drivers of performance which are seen as critical for providing focus, from topline down to sku level on both historical and future performance.

What are we looking for?

  • Ideally hold degree level qualification

  • Power BI experience

  • Experience with Tableau, however not essential

  • Ability to drive efficiency

  • Eye for detail

  • Extensive excel experience (pivot tables, vLookup, slicers etc),

  • Customer focused, Action Oriented, Drive results, Collaborate and Tech Savvy

  • Ability to build peer relationships

What will be your key responsibilities?

Customer Reporting – A selection of internal Plan v Actuals and Customer Based EPOS reporting that includes DBP, ABP, The Book, Promotional Trackers, and Seasonal (Xmas, Easter, Halloween) Trackers – across the Grocery, Impulse and Discounter channels. These are produced on a daily, weekly, periodic and ad-hoc basis (from a timings perspective) based on our customer’s requirements and internal meeting cycles.

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
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

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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