Mars UK • United Kingdom

Senior Product Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

Senior Product Analyst

The Product Senior Analyst will own multiple live Research and Development solutions within Mars.

The Product Senior Analyst ensures we continuously improve our ongoing IT operations within R&D (through DevOps and management of vendors). As well as looking ahead and bringing in valuable capabilities to the business, by leading projects or being part of larger transformational programmes.

What are we looking for?

  • IT / systems background
  • Strong IT Operations knowledge, preferred on FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry. Experience in related business areas will be a plus.
  • Experience managing products and services, development or projects.
  • ITIL, PMI, Agile, DevOps, Scrum certifications will be a plus
  • Knowledge of R&D/innovation operations a plus
  • Proven project/activity leadership and influencing experience with key stakeholders

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Ensure demand/opportunities from the business are delivered by the teams, by providing leadership and direction.
  • Lead projects where required. Involvement in transformational projects to provide functional and technical expertise, collaborating from the design until go live, including Service Transition.
  • Service management with 3rd Party vendors based on operational excellence, with overall accountability on the metrics for service SLAs. Including addressing escalations from business.
  • Providing close elevated assistance to key business stakeholders on high priority activities which require Digital Technologies support, such as at critical times in the business calendar (financial period close, end-of-year etc.).
  • Strong collaboration with business to translate business functional requirements into actual practical and working IT solution specifications and assuring high level of satisfaction from the customers.

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.

If you’re passionate about our brands, a great strategic thinking, deliver high quality decision and have a high drive for results, then we want to hear from you.


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

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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