Mars UK • Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Functional Expert Business Continuity Plans & N-Tier supplier data

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

This transformation role supports a 24-month resilience program, which aims to improve supply chain resilience by creating an E2E digital twin.

The E2E Visibility tool is an essential element of the Mars Wrigley Resilience strategy, bringing transparency to the supply chain from farm to customer warehouse. The tool helps the business identify vulnerabilities, rapidly test disruption scenarios and prioritize contingency planning activities based on data and analytics insights

The Functional Expert BCP & N-Tier data will manage two pivotal parts of the program: the business continuity plans and N-Tier discovery.

This role has a strong potential to transition into a permanent Mars role prior to the conclusion of the transformation period, where appropriate.

What are we looking for?

  • University degree in engineering or business / economics / finance / supply chain or similar.

  • Experience in the areas of strategic procurement, supply chain or manufacturing a plus; experience in Digital, or data and system-related roles a plus

  • Experience working in a large, global, highly matrixed organization; able to facilitate teamwork across corporate boundaries.

  • Advanced data and systems skills

  • Standing alone with the ability to challenge the status quo

  • Fluent in English

  • Location: US, Europe (UK, Netherlands, Germany, France)

  • Transformational role: 24 months Fixed Term Contract (with the possibility of becoming permanent)

  • Working as an Individual contributor, but in connection with many teams and users

  • Great communication skills

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • The Functional Expert BCP & N-Tier data has primary accountability for the N-Tier discovery process and the business continuity plans related to the E2E visibility program.

  • Leads N-Tier discovery process: Prioritizes categories for N-Tier, collects in-house information on N-Tier, conducts discovery/refreshes with External Partner, validates the information with the category managers and aligns with data scientist to upload results into the DT.

  • Manages business continuity plan process: Identifies high-risk scenarios from Digital Twin/Stress Test & prioritizes GRDs, runs cross-functional workshops, defines and prioritizes mitigation actions, reviews actions with owners and monitors their execution.

  • Risk Reporting: Reports overall stress test results, conducts ad-hoc impact analysis of events / other risk signals and handover to relevant stakeholders, tracks and reports on all risks identified and feeds into respective trackers.

  • Supports regional managers on identifying business priorities and new use cases.

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 a 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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