Mars UK • France

Global BI Data Manager (F/M/X)

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

Contract: Permanent/CDI

Segment: Royal Canin

Location: Aimargues (30min from Montpellier) or London

At Mars Petcare we have one Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS™. Through comprehensive veterinary care, nutrition, breakthrough programmes in diagnostics, wearable health monitoring, DNA testing and pet welfare, we help pets in more than 130 countries.

The Petcare Segment consists of five Divisions: Pet Nutrition, Royal Canin, Mars Veterinary Health, Kinship and Science and Diagnostics. All five Divisions have a shared ambition, to become Powered by Data.

Integrating and analyzing the diverse data from across our brands allows us to develop a richer understanding of the pets and pet owners we serve. These insights provide us the opportunity to individualize pet care, create new science and be a force for good. We believe that pets make the world a better place, and every day we strive to create a better world for them.

The role of Global BI Data Manager is part of our vibrant Data & Analytics (D&A) organization. The role reports to the Royal Canin Global Data Director. The role has direct responsibility to transform and support the Royal Canin BI Data Foundations across RC.

What are we looking for?

  • 7+ years professional experience in the BI & Data area in a cloud environment (Azure).

  • Business acumen and experience in working with multiple functions is preferred (Sales, marketing, supply, R&D, HR, etc).

  • Great at developing new relationships, driving positive change, and matching analytics opportunities to data acquisition strategy.

  • Excellent planning, project management, organizational orchestration, peer relationships and vendor management skills.

  • Good understanding of Data Protection and Privacy principles and practices including PI/PL.

  • Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures.

  • Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written).

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • The Global BI Data Lead defines the BI data strategy, in partnership with the Data Platform lead and the Data architect.

  • Aligns and delivers the RC BI roadmap at global level.

  • Manages the transformation of our BI platform to move to modern Data & Analytics tools, in compliance with Mars Cyber Security Standards and Privacy Policies.

  • Partners with functions and divisions to ensure RC data capabilities roadmap, operating model and governance principles are best serving the organization BI data strategy and are effectively activated across RC.

  • Partners with Business Owners of all functions (Director level) and main regional representatives in order to orchestrate and govern BI deliveries.

  • Leads a team of up to 4 associates “BI data product managers”, and 10+ external consultants, operating in a Dev-Ops model until products reach a sufficient level of maturity.

  • Further develop synergies with the Segment Data team and Ecosystem, especially supporting the enrichment of Royal Canin and of PetCare Ecosystem Data Assets.

  • Coordinate technical activities with IT team to ensure smooth handover of first levels of support.

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.

  • The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars.

  • A unique and ideal work environment to become the leader in health through nutrition for cats and dogs!

  • Since 2017, Royal Canin has supported the K-DOG program of the Curie Institute, which trains dogs to detect breast cancer via olfaction.



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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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)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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