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Mars UK • United Kingdom

Digital Foundry Senior Delivery Manager

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

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Job Description

Job Description:

Digital Foundry Senior Delivery Manager, Supply Chain and Operations Analytics

Salary: £75,000-£95,000 plus competitive benefits

Multiple locations: London-UK, Slough-UK, Chicago-US, New Jersey-US

Mars Inc is undergoing a significant Digital Transformation journey. Our ability to solve the most critical problems across Mars in a User Centric way through Data & Analytics is fundamental to our Digital Engine and our transformation. Significant early success in this journey, and the introduction of many critical foundational capabilities, means that we are looking to accelerate our ability to solve problems and ultimately drive value for Mars Inc. The opportunities are significant for Mars, and the opportunities for those working in this space are both hugely exciting and rewarding. Connecting and deriving break-through insight from our Mars Wrigley data ecosystems, leveraging the rapidly growing world of external data to get closer to our customers and consumers than ever before, and unlocking efficiencies and automation in our Supply Chain and Quality operations are just some of our big focus areas.

Building on this momentum, we are recruiting an experienced Delivery Manager to join our Digital Foundry, alongside a team of Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and Delivery Managers, to design, build and deploy Advanced Analytics capabilities to drive efficiency and quality across Mars Wrigley’s Supply Chain function.

The Role

The Senior Delivery Manager is a technical leader of people, responsible for evangelizing a data-driven decision-making culture across Mars by fostering a hypothesis-driven approach to problem-solving. A successful candidate will leverage their understanding of the business and jointly work with the decision and data science team to provide actionable insights for solving business problems or finding opportunities for profitable growth.

You will work & collaborate with the Digital Foundry Product Management, Global Analytics, Data & AI teams, whilst partnering to solve problems in close collaboration with users from our segments & markets around the world. This also provides the opportunity to be influential in the new & emerging capabilities that Mars needs to build to be successful with plenty of room for “firsts”.

The Senior Delivery Manager will work independently and lead Product Delivery in partnership with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Development Teams, receives minimal guidance and is viewed as a leading influencer across complex workstreams.

Within this team, you will:

  • Lead delivery of complex Advanced Analytics capabilities in the areas of end-to-end optimization, including Planning and Performance Management across Operations and Supply Chain. This will drive actionable direction within the target market(s).
  • Role model a passion for advanced analytics, and its applications to solve global supply chain problem statements.
  • Form a constructive partnership with Product Managers to ensure product vision can become reality, whilst protecting solution integrity.
  • Challenge the operational status quo, in pursuit of greater speed to value. Lead on initiatives to enact meaningful delivery way of working changes.
  • Support product managers to ideate and build early perspectives on actionable insights to problem statements, facilitate the decision science team in proving/ disproving the hypothesis, continuously iterating as new information and/or insights come to light.
  • Help the decision science and engineering teams with business context and provide necessary feedback during the analysis phase to ensure the outcomes deliver insights that are needed by the business
  • Have a strong understanding of various statistical techniques, their application and translation of outcomes into insights/ business terms

QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

  • Strong Analytics experience in the Consumer Products Good Industry Supply chain/consulting experience in CPG industry
  • Agile delivery qualifications (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SixSigma, SaFe) very advantageous
  • Change management qualification (e.g. PROSCII) a plus

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.

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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

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)

57:43

Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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