Leading offshore staff in managing and delivering software applications for Mars.
Mars in the UK is part of Mars, Incorporated, a family owned company and one of the world’s leading branded manufacturers. Employing nearly 4,000 Associates across several sites in the UK, we manufacture confectionery, food, petcare and drinks products.
After completing City's Management BSc, James Falkingham is on the Mars Graduate Scheme, which has three consecutive year-long placements.
His current role involves the service management of two key software applications used by Mars across Europe. One is a financial archiving solution and the other facilitates the quality testing of raw materials into the petcare business. James' role gives him an opportunity to lead a team of three offshore technical staff, who help him deliver a consistently excellent service for the application users.