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Mars UK • Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Security Assurance & Compliance

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

This will be a global role that will be responsible for developing and executing a new program to measure and enforce compliance for Mars critical strategic partners. As the face of security, this individual will need to be comfortable navigating all levels of the organization and interacting with Mars partner executives.

The person responsible will need to be able to work through ambiguity and work autonomously to establish the program. Stakeholder management and peer relationships will be a critical skill in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of security controls, audit, and compliance.

The success of this program will rely on this individual’s ability to influence and motivate internal and external partners. Onsite assessments will be required to establish and maintain the relationship with Mars strategic partners.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with testing security control effectiveness.
  • Experience with strategic partner management.
  • Experience with negotiating security language in Master Services Agreement.
  • Experience conducting third party risk assessments.
  • Experience reviewing logs for systems during investigations.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Develop and mature the program.
  • Establish alignment with leaders and stakeholders.
  • Comfortable handling escalations in non-compliance cases.
  • Work autonomously and globally to build network and navigate the organization at all levels.
  • Influence strategic partners and stakeholders during difficult cases to align security postures to Mars standards.

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

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