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Mars Procurement Leadership Experience

Salary notes: 
32,000 starting salary + 2,000 joining bonus
Job/scheme locations: 
Slough or Birstall
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

Join Mars on a Mars Procurement Leadership Programme and shape a more prosperous future - for your community, for the planet and for yourself. From the moment you come aboard you'll be exposed to our suppliers, identify the best strategies to get the best materials or services for Mars while making sustainability a priority. At Mars, your tomorrow starts today.

A day in the life of an Associate

Explore the whole supply chain from farm to factory, from factory to consumer. From day one you will be placed in a real job and during three 12-month rotations you'll explore different roles within procurement, will drive your own projects, negotiate with suppliers and work across our segments in our international teams. The decisions you will make in your roles will impact the way we do our business today for a better tomorrow. Each placement is tailored to your personal development needs. We provide you with the right balance of challenge, support and fun to fast track your career in procurement. One role can be an international assignment.

Explore the world of Mars

We have an ongoing commitment to your development.
We will provide:

  • A real role from first day on, where you can make an impact
  • A great line manager, a buddy and a mentor
  • Support from our graduate community
  • Development plan tailored to your personal needs, including on the job training and classroom training
  • Functional training to introduce you to the role of procurement in Supply Chain and give you basics to grow in this field
  • Exposure to our senior leaders
  • Competitive salary and package

What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for people with aspiration to become next generation of leaders of the procurement function.
  • Aspiration for careers in Procurement
  • Ambition to grow to a leadership role in the function
  • Ability to quickly learn and grow
  • UK - Bachelor's degree, preferably in business-related discipline or Supply Chain, 2.1 or better. We also accept any other discipline.
  • International mobility

We offer competitive salary of £32,000 + £2,000 joining bonus and other attractive company benefits, like annual bonus, flexible working hours, working from home, etc.

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More about this vacancy

South East, Yorkshire and the Humber
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
Degree requirements: 
Skills required: 
Understanding of Supply Chain, interest in developing career in procurement
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Degree subjects accepted: 
Economics & related, Humanities, Management, marketing, business & HR, Modern languages and linguistics