Mars UK • Haguenau, Bas-Rhin, France

IT Business Partner – Digital Supply Chain/Supply Transformation (F/M/X)

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Contract: Permanent

Segment: Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Location: Slough - United Kingdom, Haguenau - France, Unterhaching or Viersen - Germany, Veghel - The Netherlands, or Warsaw - Poland.

The IT Business Partner engages with the factories, markets and the regional business functions in Supply Chain, Supply and beyond to build capabilities and to transform the Digital Supply / Supply Chain 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 technics such as Design Thinking and Agility.

What are we looking for?

  • At least 4-5 years of experience in IT portfolio/project management and/or in Supply Chain

  • Strong functional knowledge/experience in Supply / Supply Chain and/or a technical Digital area, (eg. Analytics, Automation etc.) to support the Digital Supply Chain Transformation

  • 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

  • Experience with delivery methods including Agile methodology & mindset​

  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal)

What will be your key responsibilities?

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

  • Collaborates with FE s and business managers to create clear outcomes, project scope approach, business case and value add. Determines and recommends approach and concepts.

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

  • Monitors the progression of projects through the delivery phase, working with different deployment and IT 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.

  • The mission of Mars Global Services Associates? To be the foundation that serves, protects and supports our business.

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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
Bank holiday swaps
Location
94%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
91%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
84%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
80%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
81%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
90%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
75%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
78%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
86%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
84%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
70%
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)

57:43

Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

Brazil

France

Netherlands

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