Mars UK • United Kingdom

Packaging Sustainability Impacts Manager

Employment type:  Full time

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

MW Packaging Sustainability – Data Manager Role (PMO and Analyst)

We are searching for an experienced data leader who is passionate about driving our data strategy forward within the Mars ecosystem.


At Mars Wrigley, we believe that Data and Analytics can transform our insights and value creation capability, and we want to ensure that we're doing so in an inclusive and equitable way. With the breadth and scale of our 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 organization.

Accurate, granular, and well visualized packaging sustainability data is critical to our businesses for a range of purposes, including internal strategy development, tracking of progress against KPIs and external reporting to NGOs, customers and regulators. The Sustainability Data Manager will work cross-functionally and across all regions to aggregate, analyze and visualize packaging sustainability data, providing timely reporting and deriving key strategic insights and opportunities for the business, as well as ensuring integration of reporting into existing business processes. They will act as the key point of contact on sustainability data and guardian of the ‘single source of truth’ for a range of stakeholders including corporate sustainability, global segment sustainability, regional program leads and functional leads. The primary focus of this role is on packaging sustainability data with the potential to broaden the scope over time to include management of procurement, raw materials and operations sustainability data.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Managing MW packaging sustainability data collection, reporting, forecasting and analysis, consolidating data across teams and regions to provide insights and track progress against our goals. This role will also help identify how to incorporate projects or work stream initiatives against the packaging data and will require the capability to build models to show rate of change impact from each major workstream.

  • Developing future systems for improved packaging data reporting in partnership with Pet and Food segment leads, corporate sustainability team and Mars Digital Technologies to drive transformational change through automated reporting.

  • Deliver internal and external MW packaging sustainability reporting, ensuring timely and effective communication to key stakeholders internally: including global segment sustainability, corporate sustainability, regional program leads and functional leads, and externally a key contact for packaging details for customer reports and NGO’s (EMF, CGF, eyc.)

  • Develop compelling and insightful visualization, bringing the data to life through development of charts, visuals and dashboards to support for pre-reads and presentations in key forums.

  • Translate the data management topics into a clear easy to understand recommendation for the decision makers.


Reports to the Global MW Packaging Sustainability Director and is part of the MW Global Packaging Sustainability team, working closely with key segment functions and regions, as well as the segment sustainability, global governance teams and corporate team.

What are we looking for?

Min 3-5 years professional experience

Considerable experience in data systems and data project management to be able to be the subject matter expert in that area.

Strong data analytical skills, ability to manage large amounts of data, knowledge of data systems that can help improve our data collection and reporting systems.

Hands-on data management and data analysis experience, including database building, data mining, and multivariate analysis; predictive modelling techniques is a plus.

Quantitative reasoning skills, including the ability to work with numbers, summarize data and to present, explain and discuss the results within all levels of the organization.

Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues, manage scope and contain risks in a matrix organization.

Effective collaboration across functions and geographies to help solve complex challenges, open minded with the ability to integrate others thinking to deliver the best solution.

Ability to transform complex analytics into a simple, visual story to influence decision makers and build compelling presentations, ability to translate business problems into clear analytics use cases and briefs in terms of data requirements.

Senior Stakeholders management across geographies and functions

Strong preference for knowledge of packaging materials

Curiosity, business acumen, data acquisition, and maintenance skills as well as change management skills, eager to learn about sustainability data and metrics.

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

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

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
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)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries




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