Mars UK • Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Regional Syndicated Data Senior Manager

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for leading our Syndicated Data strategy & operationalization for the region, ensuring that our Syndicated data is not just fit for purpose but meeting the evolving needs of our business. This role will sit within our HI Business Intelligence team, and work closely with local market stakeholders and Regional Data lead and wider Human Intelligence team to ensure that we are leading the agenda of Syndicated data within the wider data strategy in order to deliver maximum value from syndicated data to drive the business and organization performance.

This role will work closely with the BI Manager to manage the day to day responsibilities of Syndicated data for the region.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree Qualification Preferred

  • Strong communication skills, verbal & written in English. Other European language would be a plus

  • 8-10 years of experience working with Syndicated data (ideally past experience both agency and client side) with an understanding of business performance drivers in the FMCG/CPG environment

  • Ability to manage complex agendas and multiple priorities simultaneously in a highly dynamic market

  • High levels of interpersonal skills specifically in the area of influencing, resolving conflict, and creative problem solving.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Partner with Regional Data Lead - To influence and deploy data governance policies, standards and practices and to develop a standardized and efficient syndicated data strategy which can then influence our data acquisition strategy.

  • Agency Relationships - Manage relationship with the Nielsen IQ, Europanel and local Panel agencies ensuring quality service, maintenance of a culture of collaboration and mutual respect, data integrity and coverage, and a data strategy.

  • Transformation projects - Work with the wider BI team to partner and/or lead syndicated data transformation projects

  • Data Acquisition - Filter, consolidate & prioritize market & regional syndicated data consideration for the budget available, facilitating trade-off discussions with senior stakeholders. Working alongside the regional data lead to ensure the regions syndicated data needs are met

  • Supporting self-service of Syndicated data in the region - Working alongside wider BI team to drive data excellence within key stakeholders, making sure that teams equipped with the data, tools and required knowledge to make data based decision making.

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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