2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

The Data & Analytics Lead- Commercial and VL Solution will be responsible for leading the development and execution of data and analytics solutions to develop cutting-edge products that empower commercial function to make data-driven decisions and thrive in today's competitive digital space.

What are we looking for?

  • D&A Delivery supporting a Product-Centric Strategy: Spearhead the D&A delivery of a comprehensive product strategy for the Commercial D&A product suite, aligned with PN overall growth vision, priorities and goals. Develop and implement a comprehensive data strategy ensuring effective collection, storage, and utilization of relevant data. Contribute to the development of a sound data foundation for all growth initiatives.

  • Analytics Solution Design: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement analytics solutions that scale and are aligned with product objectives set out in the roadmap.

  • Team Leadership, Development and Collaborative delivery: Lead a small high performing D&A team (<5) or partner with other resources (internal, external/vendor), fostering collaboration and skill development.

    What will be your key responsibilities?

    • Executional Excellence and Results Delivery: Focused on value creation and exceptional adoption of created capabilities to deliver impact/ results through routine or advanced analytics, identifying opportunities for efficiency improvements.

    • Partner for Impact: Partner with global and regional commercial and value leadership teams on the use of data and analytics tools and platforms to collaboratively transform our collective capabilities and maturity, and drive a culture of data driven, informed decision-making.

    • Data Insights and Reporting: Extract actionable insights from data, providing timely reports to guide product decisions.

    • Performance Measurement and KPI Tracking: Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess product success and impact.

    • Data Communication and Training: Effectively communicate data concepts to non-technical stakeholders and provide training to product teams.

    • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring alignment between data initiatives and business objectives.

    • Risk Management and Compliance: Identify and mitigate data-related risks, ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations, and with agreed governance practices for data accuracy, interoperability, integrity and security of our data assets.

    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.

  • #TBDDT

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
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
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)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries




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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