Royal Canin

Head of Business Strategy and Adv Analytics (BB-89756)

Found in: Neuvoo CN


At Mars we believe the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. Our bold ambitions must be matched with actions today from our 130,000 Associates in 80 countries around the world, providing our World-renowned brands across Mars Wrigley, Mars PetCare and Mars Food, including M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN® and DOLMIO®.

The Head of Business Strategy & Advanced Analytics for the Mars Wrigley segment in Europe is responsible for evangelizing a data-driven decision-making culture across Mars by fostering a hypothesis-driven approach to problem-solving. A successful candidate will leverage their understanding of the business and jointly work with the decision science team to provide actionable insights for solving business problems or finding opportunities for profitable growth.

You will work & collaborate with the Global Analytics, Data & AI teams, but it is expected you are solving problems in close collaboration with users from our segments & markets around the world. This also provides the opportunity to be influential in the new & emerging capabilities that Mars needs to build to be successful with plenty of room for “firsts”.

This is a transformation role and this role it critical to its success. We expect the program to be 24 months in duration.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, in a related field. 
  • Extensive experience in an insights role or equivalent; ideally in a CPG, Telecom and Financial services
  • Ability to tell a story using data from primary, secondary and third-party data sources
  • Experience and comfort working directly with senior leaders; aligning senior execs with differing perspectives
  • Familiarity with modelling techniques and advanced applied skills (e.g., Regression, Customer life cycle value, A/B testing)
  • What would be your key responsibilities?

  • As a leading role in this transformation program we need someone with excellent knowledge and understanding of the business, working with key business stakeholders to understand their challenges and formulate business problems
  • Ideate and build early perspectives on actionable insights to the problem and work with the decision science team to prove/ disprove the hypothesis, continuously iterating as new information and/or insights come to light as part of the Program
  • Help the decision science team with business context and provide necessary feedback during the analysis phase to ensure the outcomes deliver insights that are needed by the business
  • Have a strong understanding of the various statistical techniques, its application and translate the model outcomes into insights/ business terms
  • What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including excellent pension.
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance. 
  • The chance to paly a key role in a transformation project for a global organization.
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