Mars UK • Haguenau, Bas-Rhin, France

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

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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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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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

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

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.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

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
Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Retail & Ecommerce companies

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