Mars UK • Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France

Functional IT Business Partner Supply Chain / Supply & Analytics (F/M/X)

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

Contract: Permanent

Location: Haguenau (30 min from Strasbourg, France) or Slough, UK, or Veghel, The Netherlands

In the context of Mars Wrigley's data transformation, the Functional IT Business Partner engages with the factories, markets and the regional business functions in Supply Chain, Supply and cross-functionally to build capabilities and to transform the Digital Supply / Supply Chain & E2E agenda for Europe.

The incumbent works closely with operational owners, business leaders and IT teams to define, develop and deploy the business solutions to achieve business value, based on agreed priorities by leveraging techniques such as Design Thinking and Agility.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience driving a data transformation roadmap

  • Technical knowledge around data quality, data modeling, data governance, and integration

  • Very good understanding of the ways in which technology may impact and enhance business processes through internal MARS best practice and external perspective

  • Proven leadership and influencing skills in the interaction with key stakeholders

  • Excellent written and verbal English skills

  • Strong consultative skills, problem analysis, negotiating and influencing skills.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Partner with business leaders across the hierarchies within the factories, the markets, the region & globe to identify and define how to create business value through the application of technology /business processes enhancements

  • Design the roadmap for data transformation within the Digital E2E Supply Chain Transformation

  • Collaborate with Functional Experts and business managers to create clear outcomes, project scope approach, business case and value add

  • Balances regional and global stakeholders' expectations and priorities against the predefined roadmap

  • Work closely with all relevant Digital groups to transfer defined and approved project/enhancement work into delivery

  • Monitor the progression of projects through the delivery phase, working with different deployment teams.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • At Mars, we believe in a relationship of mutual trust, dignity and respect between our company and Associates that is more meaningful than the standard employer/employee relationship.

  • As Associates, we can expect to be respected, supported and valued as individuals, to be treated fairly and equitably.

  • An environment where you are empowered to be proactive and to take initiatives to make a difference.

  • At Mars, we are committed to helping create a safe, healthy, and sustainable world for our partners and the communities in which we operate.

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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
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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