Mars UK • Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Senior Manager, Digital Core Automation Enablement

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

Digital is the fourth industrial revolution and it’s changing the workplace experience. Innovations in Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are fundamentally changing the workforce of an organization. In the future, Automation and AI will replace mundane tasks and augment human capacity to think, create and analyze. This transformation role of the Senior Manager, Automation Enablement is to focus on developing the strategy to leverage technical and functional capabilities provided by SAP BTP platform and drive awareness of those capabilities for the MGS Digital Core program.

The Automation Enablement lead will drive awareness of the new automation capabilities enabled by SAP BTP platform, awareness of available business accelerators, impact of new platform to IAH Automation Development Lifecycle (ADLC), and impact to current MGS digital workforce. This role will serve as dedicated IAH Automation Enablement lead for the entirety of the MGS Digital Core Program, expected to liaise with functional representatives from each domain within Global Services.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, or business-related majors - or equivalent in experience
  • Automation Developer Certification (SAP BTP, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, UIPath) preferred
  • Extensive progressive experience in business enabling enterprise technologies.
  • Proven experience developing, maintaining, and supporting automation projects in a global organization.
  • Experience with SAP BTP platform including business accelerators
  • Proven success leading transformational, innovative activities in one or more of the following areas: Intelligent Automation, business enabling technology platforms, or experience with Robotic Process Automation packages like SAP BPA, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, etc.
  • Management and development of strong collaborative relationships with 3rd party vendors and contractors
  • Experience with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) platforms like ABBYY/HyperScience
  • Previous experience in FCMG is desired.
  • The ideal candidate possesses experience in a professional services environment and has a background that illustrates extensive capabilities Automation, Robotics, AI and transforming business processes at scale and speed.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Serve as dedicated IAH Automation Enablement lead for the entirety of the MGS Digital Core Program, expected to liaise with functional representatives from each domain within Global Services.
  • Engage with Digital Core leaders on technology stack strategy and deployment approach for SAP BTP Automation capabilities for each phase of the program.
  • Analyze the impact of Digital Core program on the existing digital workers.
  • Define new automation development lifecycle framework during the transformation incorporating SAP BTP technology stack impact.
  • Build business case template to assess automation opportunities leveraging new technology capabilities identified during the transformation.
  • Ensures the key handoffs and interdependencies between IT, 3rd party firms and business stakeholders to ensure successful value delivery, and ability to scale within the program.
  • Identify the capability gaps during the transformation that are hindering progress and propose solutions to address them.

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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