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Royal Canin CoE Development Lead in Slough, United Kingdom

Job Description:

The strategic ambition is to serve 35m pets and generate $7b NSV by 2025. These ambitions call for capabilities enabling sustainable omni channel growth, inventory turnover ratio improvement, real time analytics and visibility driven by data, channel expansion seamlessly integrated and confirmed customer satisfaction in line with the quality and passion we put in our products.

In 2021, we acknowledged the need for Enterprise Architecture changes based on an analysis looking at our business needs, our current pain points, our technical gaps, and our strategic vision.

The current application systems architecture supporting order to cash, produce to deliver and record to record business capabilities is not adapted to the business growth and evolution beyond 2026.

To enable Vision 2025, several transformation programs have already started and other must be launched.

These programs are not just systems upgrades or changes, they will also focus on standardization of the business processes. To create value, they are business transformations needing a specific organizational design to ensure quality, efficiency, governance, visibility, and transparency. They must be business led from the top of the organization down to every unit.

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What are we looking for?

  • The role operates across regions and functions partnering with Royal Canin/Pet Nutrition Functional Experts, and Functional Leads to deliver ERP design and build for RC/Pet Nutrition

  • It brings in external/best practice insights & trends from vendors, analysts and peer companies to influence and drive business transformation at scale in SAP S/4 context

  • It works through influencing and direct control depending on the nature of the capability

What will be your key responsibilities?

The role holder is:

  • leading the design and implementation of development methodologies

  • collaborating closely with functional teams to understand needs and ensure alignment of development methodologies

  • establishing and maintaining documentation, training materials and knowledge

  • providing guidance to functional teams to ensure adoption through training, documentation, etc.

  • seeking for industry trends, emerging technologies and best practices in development methodologies

  • driving continuous improvement initiatives related to methods and tools to enhance efficiency

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.


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