Mars UK • United Kingdom

Solution Architect

Employment type:  Full time

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Sr Product Architect is a key role inside GDO Applications service team where we are looking for a resource that will be responsible to manage demands coming from Projects and business needs for the SAP (Atlas) Order to cash & Physical Logistics. This role will also serve as a bridge between new demands and the template we have in our SAP, also focused on looking at automation opportunities for the Applications team and business needs.

What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for a resource with proved experience in the SAP SD module
  • Proved experience to lead architecture changes in the Product
  • Experience on SAP implementation and support
  • S/4 Hana experience is a nice to have
  • Good communication skills, to lead discussions with different teams globally
  • Action oriented person, easy to navigate between challenges and always looking pro-active
  • Experience with vendor management, third partner resource management
  • Experience with automation using SAP and other tools such PowerBI is a nice to have
  • Project Management skills is a nice to have
  • Experience on managing template demands on SAP SD module
  • ITIL process experience

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Responsible to manage the SAP SD Product demands such as: Product improvements and vendor management
  • Be the Product owner for the Europe Region in regards of SAP SD
  • Manage the Product life cycle, considering needs from the infrastructure teams and upgrades in the product
  • Coordinate automation needs in the Product, gathering needs from business users and transform it in solutions inside the product
  • Manage third partner operations, guarantee operational excellence for the ticket´s raised by the users
  • Be part of projects roll outs or managing small requirements to improve specific areas in the Product

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