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Mars UK • United Kingdom

Procurement Transformation Project Manager (f/m/x)

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Procurement Transformation Project Manager


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager or junior sourcing specialist to join our Commercial team as a Procurement Transformation Project Manager. This role can be based in our Slough (Berkshire), Waltham (Leicestershire) or Birstall (Yorkshire) sites.

Our salary range for this role is £35-45,000 in Waltham/Birstall and £40-50,000 in Slough depending on experience.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Drive regional transformation activities across procurement, working closely with cross functional project teams. Projects differ in terms of type and complexity.

  • Drive and implement commercial transformation agenda.

  • Management of Projects related processes and tools and knowledge management topics.

  • Deploy projects aimed at synergies.

  • Support a more effective and agile implementation, while identifying efficiencies that will allow resource and focus aimed at transformational projects that enable the function to meet its commitments to the organization.

  • Enable sharing best practices and learnings across the organization.

  • Enable sourcing strategies through project implementation.

  • Contribute to the development of fit for purpose processes, systems and tools).

What are we looking for?

  • Experience of working a supply chain and/or project management role

  • Experience of engaging internal stakeholders in order to deliver defined objectives in agreed timeframe.

  • Fluent in English (written & spoken). Other languages beneficial.

  • High level of proactiveness and willingness to take responsibility.

  • Excellent communication skills.

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 and pet-friendly offices.

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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

We asked employees of Mars UK how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

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
Most flexible Retail & Ecommerce companies

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Industry awards 2022