Your future as a leader starts today. Our general Graduate Programme: The Mars Leadership Experience (MLE), is the perfect grounding for a career in business leadership. You’ll manage projects, lead teams, take on roles with local and international exposure and make decisions with real consequences. The work will come thick and fast, preparing you for the challenges tomorrow.
The MLE comprises three 12-month placements. As a guide, you’ll typically follow a path through the three years with exposure to very different areas of our business. We offer the MLE with a focus on Demand (Sales, Category Management, Marketing) and Supply (Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics).
What will you do
3 x 12-month placements
Opportunities to manage teams and projects
Experience different functions, team and products
Who are we looking for
Bachelors or Masters degree in any discipline
Fluent in English
Passion to become a future General Manager
Ability to learn and grow fast
What are the benefits
Inspiring mentors and coaches
Flexible working hours
Be a part of our global trainee community
Dogs in the office (depending on the office)
Our Hiring Process Applications for the Mars Leadership Experience are now open. Click here to apply.
Register and apply
Hiring manager interview
Final assessment centre
Where can you do it
From Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America and Ukraine: there are locations all around the world where you can start your general leadership career at Mars. If we aren’t currently running the programme in your country of preference, sign up to our talent community for the latest Mars career opportunities.
"Adventure of a lifetime"
The MLE program provides a platform for exponential growth in developing yourself as a future leader. You get the opportunity to lead teams, make bold decisions and create a better world for tomorrow. The MLE Program also grants you the opportunity to gain global exposure to associates across the world, whilst giving you the opportunity to undertake international assignments and experiences within Europe & Sub Saharan Africa. Summed up, it’s an adventure of a lifetime!
Sivashen Reddy Brand Manager
Our Associate Stories
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