Mars UK • London, London, United Kingdom

One Demand Data and Analytics Regional Change Lead

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Data and Analytics will transform our insights and value creation capability. With the breadth and scale of our MW business, we have a huge amount of internal and external consumer, financial and customer data available and an opportunity to create a competitive advantage by efficiently leveraging the data we have available to us to get to insight that can create value for the organisation.

We began our work to leverage these more strategically to power One Demand in 2023 and there is a need to strategically link the Demand Data and Technology to be fit for future growth.

Because of the success of this work to date and huge potential ahead, we want to accelerate and scale our efforts through the entire Demand Organization. We are seeking to expand our data capability and leadership to ensure we have the right data leadership, strategy and quality across our domains to enable our analytics ability.

We are searching for an experienced change and capability leader to drive our efforts to develop our demand D&A skills, capability and change management consistently and effectively across the Region.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in leading complex change programs
  • Experience in working across functions and seniority levels
  • Experience managing complex programs remotely with minimal co-location
  • Expertise in agile delivery management
  • Good knowledge of Mars Wrigley business or equivalent CPG (preferred)
  • Excellent communication/storytelling skills both written and verbal

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • This role will drive the successful change management of the ODDA program in the Region to ensure we shift and maximize the effectiveness, longevity, and impact of the cultural and mindset shift required.

  • Working from the global ODDA change roadmap, deploy and refine to fit to the Region. Deploying consistently across all European markets in line with ODDA roadmap.

  • Work closely with Global change ODDA change lead

  • Upskill European teams, managers, and leaders with change leadership and management tools

  • Lead the European communication and engagement plan on ODDA

  • Lead the definition of the Regional behaviour and culture shifts required – in line with Regional Winning mindsets and Global ODDA shifts.

  • Accountable for the successful delivery of ODDA in Mars Wrigley Europe from a change management perspective

  • Working with P&O, to ensure required capability programs are put in place and executed following the requirements of the overall program plan – especially executive upskill for European leaders, ODDA leaders and Associate upskill programme – again keeping consistency across the Region.

  • Liaison with global capability teams / programmes

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.

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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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
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