2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Digital Commerce (DCom) is set to represent 35%+ of all CPG sales in the not-too-distant future and is a must-win channel. Mars Wrigley has an ambition to more than triple its DCom business over the coming years and igniting growth in the on-demand delivery space is one of the strategic opportunities we will capitalize on to help us achieve this lofty goal.

To enable our ambition, we’ve created a Global Center of Acceleration (CoA) that works together with markets, regions, and cross-functional partners to develop strategies and plans to fuel faster growth. As the Global Director of On-Demand Delivery, you’ll have the chance to:

• Lead the strategy and execution plans to build a high growth $1B+ business.
• Partner with 25+ markets and our most strategic customers via global JBPs.
• Serve as the go-to-expert on all things on-demand delivery at Mars Wrigley.
• Be part of a team that is pioneering the future of retail and having fun doing it!

This position reports to the Global VP, DCom Customers & Platforms and is an essential member of the extended Global DCom Leadership Team.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead global collaboration and joint business planning agreements with strategic partners including Uber, Delivery Hero & Getir.
• Partner with brand, media, category leadership, and insights teams to create digital impulse and integrated brand experiences that will win with shoppers.
• Drive new business development in emerging spaces for the on-demand delivery channel including partnerships with restaurants, retailers, and other manufacturers.
• Develop the global strategy including where to play, how to win, and key enablers for on-demand delivery as well as the acceleration plan to achieve $1B+ in worldwide sales.
• Collaborate with a cross-functional team to build advanced analytics capabilities aiming to make smarter, faster decisions that will enable faster growth and optimized marketing investments.
• Lead the global on-demand delivery community of practice across 25+ markets.
• Drive thought leadership, repeatable models, best-practice sharing, and playbook development across regions & markets.
• Build network with external partners and non-competitors to bring the outside-in.


• Track record of successfully scaling an on-demand delivery business.
• Proven success in key account management and/or customer collaboration via joint business planning.
• Expertise in digital marketing, media activation, and/or integrated brand experiences.
• Experience building out strategy, processes, playbooks, and tools to inspire A+ execution.
• Working knowledge of marketing research with emphasis on using shopper & customer insights to unlock competitive growth.
• Confident and compelling communicator with strong writing and presentation skills.
• Ability to thrive in a large, matrixed organization with complex stakeholder groups including a global/regional/local operating model.
• A natural team builder who has led communities of practice and learning programs to new heights.

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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