Mars UK • France

Junior IT Project Manager (F/M/X)

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Junior Food & Multisales (FMS) Digital Technologies Project Manager

Contract: Permanent/ CDI

Locations: Haguenau, France (30 min from Strasbourg), Paddington or Slough, UK. This job can also opened in other European hub sites.

This role operates across the Food & Multisales segment, collaborating across Mars Digital Technologies and business unit stakeholders in functions such as R&D, Supply, RGM, to implement Digital change. The role should apply digital methods and leverage new technologies to disrupt the status quo, provoke new ideas, and solve key business problems. Working alongside global and regional stakeholders, you will be helping to deliver the Digital agenda in FMS, leading key projects within the portfolio, delivering on our objectives in transformational delivery, and championing our 'Zero Distance to the Customer' agenda. You will need to leverage your structure, organization, and stakeholder management skills to bring consistency to the area and drive best practice through Agile methodology and Design Thinking, whilst embracing new tools in Analytics, Automation, and Integration.

What are we looking for?

  • 2-3 years of work experience in a Digital oriented role

  • Experience in business analysis, system/process design, application integration, testing

  • Previous work experience consulting in an organization in a similar role

  • Knowledge of project delivery and digital capabilities is preferred - Analytics, APIs, Azure, RPA etc

  • Strong communication skills in English (oral and written)

  • Ability to learn on the fly

  • Be comfortable working in a multi-time zone environment

  • Have the ability to engage with stakeholders to present summaries, bring insights, and drive follow through on actions

  • Knowledge of digital technologies - such as MuleSoft, Azure Data Lake, Machine Learning, AI, Tableau, PowerBI is a bonus

What would be your responsibilities?

  • Manage the project delivery of smaller digital projects and/or managing the workstream delivery as part of a larger project

  • Develop functional and technical understanding of the digital capabilities being implemented and delivering the change into the business

  • Coordinate and manage 3rd party resources through project delivery, ensuring roles and responsibilities are clear and the team is engaged to deliver successfully

  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the relevant business area

  • Leverage the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool for planning resources, project milestones, risks and financials

  • Engage Digital Technologies Senior Managers & Managers, and business unit Directors and Senior Managers to ensure successful project deployment and benefits delivery

  • Understands the importance of business change management and incorporates in to delivery plans

  • Executes the project by adopting and applying Agile principles & behaviours – running the typical Agile/Scrum ceremonies

  • Shows an appetite for being curious, demonstrating a willingness to learn and desire to drive change via new technology enablement

What are the advantages of working at 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.

  • One Mars Sustainable in a Generation achievement: all our Mars factories worldwide have reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by 31%, which is equivalent to more than half a million tons of carbon.



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

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
Awards & Achievements
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