Mars UK • United Kingdom

Data Delivery Manager

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

A Data Delivery Manager with deep expertise of agile methodologies, long term strategy experience, and product management to drive multiple cloud data platform initiatives

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in a scrum master/product owner role delivering projects and products through agile, waterfall and hybrid methodologies.
  • Great at developing new relationships, forming strong stakeholder relationships, thoughtfully communicating, driving positive change, and highly innovative and collaborative
  • Experience in strategy project planning, being a project manager owning that full process for ideation to delivery
  • Advanced expertise in project management & agile tracking software (Jira/Trello/Monday.com/Azure DevOps etc)

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Responsible for ensuring the delivery of data projects, through sprint and release planning, facilitating scrum ceremonies and focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Work across levels and both internal and external stakeholders and users to analyse, define, and align on business problems and value creation opportunities, identifying the most impactful problems to solve
  • Ability to articulate the value of metrics and reporting within agile delivery including backlog management, burndown charts and team velocity
  • Ensure fluid and rapid communication in case of issues, scope changes, estimation inaccuracy or any other situations that could have an impact on the delivery of the team.
  • Day to day management of the board, improving flow and working with the team to make the most out of utilising user stories for backlog management. Working with other teams in building the platform backlog.

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

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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
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