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The Mars Leadership Experience at Mars Inc.

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Welcome to the Mars Leadership Experience in Multisales Europe and Southern Africa!

The Mars Leadership Experience is more than just a graduate program. It’s a three-year rotational program which is high-powered right from the start and focuses on developing well-rounded leaders with unparalleled business experience, tomorrow’s leaders of Mars, Inc. - it’s a steep learning curve with enormous business exposure.

To us, every graduate is a potential leader. The MLE is a perfect grounding for a career in business leadership. You’ll manage projects, take on roles with local and international exposure, lead teams, make decisions with real consequences and much more.

Mars Multisales Europe and Southern Africa have more than 2,500 associates across 53 countries. We’re a vital part of Mars Inc. and we play our part in the success of some of the world’s best-loved brands. Brands like PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, UNCLE BEN’S® and many, many more. It should be no surprise then that we aim to attract exceptional people. People who thrive on the exciting challenge of building our business in dynamic markets right across the continent.

We are looking for graduates that are:

  • Naturally collaborative & curious
  • Initiative & challenge takers
  • Learners, growers & continuous improvers
  • Recent Undergraduates or Postgraduates
  • Future people leaders with career aspirations in the FMCG industry
  • Fully mobile within Europe and Southern Africa
  • Fluent in English and preferably another European language
  • Originally coming from the country you apply for or other Mars Multisales countries (check our map online)

Over the course of the three 12-month placements, you’ll get a complete overview of our business. You’ll experience different markets, different functions, different teams, countries and products.  We’ll work with you to clarify and support your career thinking and tailor your path through the program.

The program runs across a number of our Multisales countries. Y1 you spend in the country that you apply for, Y2 & Y3 on international assignment and successfully signed off of the program you return to the country to which you apply for to develop your career further.

Every area of our business will be open to you meaning you’ll have the chance to go on international assignments and you could work & learn in Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Project Management departments.    

As one of our future leaders, you’ll be looking for ways to help us work better, faster and smarter. You’ll learn to inspire confidence in others, to act in ways that achieve the best results for everyone, and as you do, you’ll take on more and more responsibilities. At the end of the program, you’ll have learned everything you need to fill and succeed in one of the leading roles in our business.

The program starts in September 2019.

Apply via the "Apply now" button.

Mars is unable to provide company sponsorship for work visas. To be eligible to apply, you will need to have the long term full and unrestricted right to work in the country to which you are applying.

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