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2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

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Job Description

Job Description:

The Mars Snacking D30 programme is about digitising and simplifying the way Mars Snacking works, by developing seamless business processes, introducing standardisation, embracing digital automation whilst leveraging AI to predict our future possibilities. It aims to create a Mars Snacking future where work will be easier for our Associates, Customers and Suppliers.

As the Regional D30 Deployment Planning Lead, you will collaborate with Regional teams, Global D30 Mega Process teams, Global Experience Owners and D30 Leadership to shape the future of our business by identifying a roadmap to successful implementation of new processes, ways of working and capabilities.

What are we looking for?

  • The job holder acts with a high level of trust and independence to build the EU Deployment plan, but will need to collaborate with a high number of Stakeholders at global and regional level.

    These stakeholders will include EU senior leadership teams (including markets, clusters and functions), as well as Global D30 project teams.

  • The successful candidate for this position will have had the following experiences:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain, Statistics/Data Analytics, or General Business.

  • Strong relevant business experience with strong project/programme management and design thinking skills, along with a proven track record of delivering results

  • Project Management and/or Process Improvement experience/certification, preferred.

  • Prior experience in global deployment/large scale transformation preferred.

  • Must be able to influence at all levels within the business in order to achieve objectives. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • This is a key project role within the Global D30 programme reporting to the EU Regional Champion

  • Accountable and responsible for project management of Regional D30 deployment, through expert management of quality, value and time.

  • Build a deployment roadmap, driving strategic options and decisions over sequencing, prioritisation, and value realisation for the EU region.

  • Partner with regional deployment resources to successfully implement and monitor project adoption or risks.

  • Collaborate with Global Mega Process deployment teams to define success criteria.

  • Own the Regional deployment status tracking and reporting (including risk management).

  • Strong collaboration with Global Mars Snacking D30 team, external consultant experts and Deployment Leads from other regions.

  • Capability to adopt and apply digital tools for planning and reporting.

  • Develop insights to challenge current and future proposed processes, responsibilities and organisation in order to make a step-change in our overall regional effectiveness.

  • Ideally based in PAD or willing to travel to PAD regularly to connect with D30 project Team. Occasional international travel for face-to-face design workshops.

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
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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