Mars UK • United Kingdom

Global Food Dcom Product Manager

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

What are we looking for?

  • This role sits within the Global Food Digital Technology team and is responsible for evangelizing the adoption of data driven decisions across Mars Food by leading the development of DCOM D&A capabilities, Advanced Analytics methods, using vast amounts of data from data lake (internal / external data) to provide actionable insights for solving business problems or finding opportunities for profitable growth across Omnichannel & efficiencies.

  • This role supports and collaborates with the Mars Food Segment (UK and US), the Mars Inc Digital Technology Team, and external partners. This role must engage, influence and inspire and wide variety of stakeholders in order to drive collaboration and alignment

  • We are looking for someone with experience in Product Management, creating and delivering against a Dcom strategy, and someone who is constantly looking at the "art of the possible"

  • Someone with strong functional Dcom knowledge, as well as a very strong understanding of Data & Analytics and how it can be utilized for Dcom

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Serve as the voice of the client

  • Work with internal and external customers to analyze the needs and align product roadmap to strategic goals

  • Owns the product roadmap

  • Develop scope and define backlog items (epic/features/user stories) that guide the Agile software development team

  • Solve product related problems, make decisions, complete trade-off analysis to stay on track towards business deliverable commitments

  • Draft key objectives and results, strategies and apply the data for the product to make business decisions

  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies

  • Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.

  • Accountable for the created product(s), delivering in the product model and communicating the product needs with business partners

  • Asses value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with a maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

  • Identifies and help the client understand the business model, value and value proposition

  • Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation

  • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product

  • Develop appropriately detailed specifications for the product features so they are clearly understood by the development teams

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.

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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
Sabbaticals
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

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)

57:43

Office locations

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