2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

What are we looking for?

Mars Petcare consists of five Divisions: Pet Nutrition, Royal Canin, Mars Veterinary Health & Diagnostics and Kinship. The Pet Nutrition division is currently embarking on a 3-year Digital Transformational program that aims to irreversibly digitise Mars.

Our purpose in the R&D Digital Transformation of Pet Nutrition Is to create step-change value creation for pets and pet parents by digitalising R&D to accelerate innovation, deliver important propositions and fuel an integrated supply chain, with Increased agility and reduced cost. Some of the key deliverables we will look to unlock are:

From siloed, small-scale product performance evaluation to a fully Integrated, evidence-based performance assessment through real-time predictive solutions; maximising capability and reducing evaluation time & cost by building confidence to drive superior propositions across the portfolio.

  • From traditional Innovation and scale-up protocols to innovative digital modelling which enables rapid scenario evaluation, accelerated development and scale-up, with increased agility and reduced costs/resources.

  • From dispersed physical quality records to digitalised quality standards, capturing of data and trend predictions, which can be leveraged to proactively mitigate emerging risks and avoid non-quality Impacts.

  • From fragmented legacy, IT systems holding unreliable data to an integrated R&D digital & data ecosystem to enact step-change operational efficiency and maximising business value by confidently utilising trustworthy data.

What will be your key responsibilities?

As the Visualisation Developer with expertise in Tableau, Power BI, and React.js, you will play a pivotal role in developing interactive data visualization solutions and web applications. You will work closely with database teams and business stakeholders to transform complex data into user-friendly and insightful visualizations, thereby fostering data-informed decision-making within the organization.

  • You will be responsible for the creation of arresting, beautiful visualisations that can quickly convey insights derived from complex data using Tableau and Power BI.

  • You will develop interactive and responsive web applications using React.js.

  • You will develop rich, interactive data visualizations, including graphs, charts, and other dynamic features.

  • You will collaborate with business analysts and back-end developers to define functional requirements and translate them into technical requirements.

  • You will rapidly design, prototype and iterate on creative concepts to meet the user requirements.

  • You will rapidly solve problems and fix bugs.

  • You will work with cross-functional teams along with end-user client teams to deliver a complete product.

  • You will enthusiastically evolve your technical skillset, engage in training and learn new technologies and techniques.

  • You will contribute to the Petcare Data Platform, helping build the foundations for a better understanding of pets and pet owners.

  • You will work in squads to focus on key areas of development within the Petcare Data Platform.

  • You will work comfortably in an agile and fast-paced environment.

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Significant experience working as a Visualisation Developer

Knowledge / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • Hands-on experience developing in contemporary visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau) is required; SQL query writing, ETL skills (via SSIS, DataBricks, etc.) are highly desirable.

  • Experience with React.js for front-end development and knowledge of RESTful API development.

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and related front-end technologies; experience with back-end technologies, such as Node.js, Python, or Java, is a plus.

  • Knowledge of basic software development lifecycle concepts.

  • Experience in a data/analytics role dealing with varied and complex data; confident working with structured and unstructured data from various domains.

  • Experience dealing with ambiguity and a desire to cooperate with others to achieve objectives.

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to simplify complex problems in a multicultural, global setting with technical and business teams.

  • Passionate about your personal development, demonstrable ability to rapidly develop new skills and fluidly move into adjacent domains.

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 a 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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