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Careers at Waltham

Important notice for candidates

We are excited to announce that on November 8th there will be an enhanced candidate experience on careers.mars.com! As we work on this transformation, the application system will be unavailable from November 1st to November 7th. If you have recently applied for a job, we kindly ask you to re-apply and to create your candidate home account after November 7th.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Impacted roles

  • Veterinary nurse specialist
  • HR business partner
  • Pet Unit Facilitator
  • Senior Statistician
  • Animal Trainer

Contractor roles through Adecco are not impacted

Veterinary Nurse Specialist

Are you a veterinary nurse with experience in general practice? Looking for something slightly different?

Due to continued expansion, we are recruiting seven Veterinary Nurse Specialists to join our team. In this role, you will deliver and support the provision of veterinary care to ensure we have a healthy pet population that can participate in our research trials.

We offer a stable work pattern, with no night or on call work, and with direct day to day contact with our pets, so you can keep your clinical skills up to date

Please note you must be registered, or be eligible to be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)

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  • Deliver routine and non-routine veterinary care for one or more animal unit.
  • Triaging veterinary and animal health related queries to report to the Named Veterinary Surgeon and coordinating veterinary rounds accordingly.
  • Routine delivery of veterinary related tasks on the animal units. For example weighing of animals and adjusting dietary requirements and delivering preventative treatments such as vaccinations and worming.
  • Collection of health and research data from our dogs and cats (e.g. bodyweights, oral health assessments)
  • Performing animal health checks.
  • Identify and act upon continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Support cat/dog breeding programmes.

Please apply/re-apply for this role on or after the 8th November

HR Business Partner

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to work at Waltham through working as part of the global petcare HR team

The primary purpose of this role is to partner with the Waltham Science leaders to develop and embed evolving Science capabilities and new ways of working to allow us to work towards our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. 
The job holder will lead the strategic HR agenda as part of a cross Functional Science leadership Team. Additionally, as part of the global Petcare HR team, they will have the opportunity to lead initiatives for the wider Petcare business focused on attracting and retaining other new capabilities and talent pools. 

Apply here

Closing date: 5th November

Open to full and part time applicants.

  • Organizational development and bringing the talent strategy to life
  • Leading signature Mars programs in alignment with the Mars Five Principles.
  • Accelerating evolving capabilities in areas such as data and microbiomes and embedding new behaviours to be partnership driven to meet the changing needs of Petcare and the evolving external Science and healthcare science agendas
  • Partnering the Waltham leaders to continue to evolve the organization, attract and develop new talent and build succession to support these capabilities
  • Elevating the Science talent agenda across Petcare 
  • Embedding a strong I&D agenda 
  • Other focus areas will include talent pool initiatives e.g.  career development and internships for new capabilities.

Please apply/re-apply for this role on or after the 8th November 

Pet Unit Facilitator

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to work as a Pet Unit Facilitator in our Pet Unit Operations team. 

Your main main responsibility will be to facilitate the day to day running of one or more of our 8 animal units. You'll achieve this by co-ordinating the wider pet specialist team to ensure tasks are completed efficiently, and by ensuring the unit is running smoothly through careful organisation.

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  • Resource scheduling and coordinating work for your designated unit(s)
  • Administration duties- handling data
  • Key influencer of quality, safety and welfare
  • Developing and delivering a number of continuous improvement activities that drive quality and effectiveness
  • Act as Duty Associate on some weekends (1 in 5) and Bank Holidays (circa 3).

Please apply/re-apply for this role on or after the 8th November

Senior Statistician

Do you want to design efficient scientific experiments? Are you excited to be challenged by a variety of projects with complex data sets? 

We are looking to recruit a Senior Statistician to join our Data Analytics team.

As one of senior statisticians you will help shape research projects that drive innovation alongside other stakeholders as well as report on progress, results, experimental design and statistical analysis.

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  • Design - deliver study designs with efficient use of resources and high ethical standards.
  • Interrogate - analyse experimental data to generate thorough reports critical for scientific publications, patents, and contribute to insights and product innovation.
  • Review - Peer-review scientific work and communications from stakeholders across our Petcare ecosystem
  • Grow - Train and educate the research teams on statistical methodologies
  • Advocate – share the purpose of data-driven research

Please apply/re-apply for this role on or after the 8th November

Senior Statistician (2 year contractor assignment position)

Do you want to design efficient scientific experiments? Are you excited to be challenged by a variety of projects with complex data sets? 

We are looking to recruit a Senior Statistician to join our Data Analytics team.

As one of senior statisticians you will help shape research projects that drive innovation alongside other stakeholders as well as report on progress, results, experimental design and statistical analysis.

Apply Here

  • Design - deliver study designs with efficient use of resources and high ethical standards.
  • Interrogate - analyse experimental data to generate thorough reports critical for scientific publications, patents, and contribute to insights and product innovation.
  • Review - Peer-review scientific work and communications from stakeholders across our Petcare ecosystem
  • Grow - Train and educate the research teams on statistical methodologies
  • Advocate – share the purpose of data-driven research

This role is not impacted by the change in system

Dog and Cat Unit Specialist (Contractor)

Does your perfect job involve working with cats and/or dogs?

We're currently recruiting for pet specialists to join our cat and dog team. This role is critical to the day to day delivery of the research studies and to ensure a high standard of care for the pets on site.

If you're passionate about animals and looking for your next move then find out more and apply here.

  • Data collection - Collect and record accurately all relevant animal samples and data
  • Delivery of dog/cat life skills training, recreation and socialisation
  • Husbandry and care - Deliver and record all care and husbandry tasks on your designated animal unit (e.g. feeding, grooming, clipping/trimming, tooth brushing and health checks) 

This role is not impacted by the change in system 

Animal Trainer (Cat / Dog)

Does your dream job involve training cats and/or dogs? If yes then we have the perfect role for you!

We're currently recruiting individuals to join our animal trainer team. This role is essential to ensure that the pet population is fit for purpose to ensure the delivery of the WALTHAM™ research programme, and that Waltham continues to deliver the highest possible standards of animal training and enrichment. 

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Please apply for this role after the 9th November

  • Deliver trial related training to cats and dogs.
  • Perform non-regulated research procedures, e.g. urine collection.
  • Enable regulated research procedures, by holding pets or cueing pets for position 
  • Deliver life and core skill training to kittens and puppies.
  • Record data for measuring training progress 
  • Identify new behaviours of our pets that open research opportunities in line with the WALTHAM™ Caring Science Approach.
  • Drive your own development in the field of pet training.
  • Train pets with specific behaviour training needs

No role for you?

Why not meet some of our WALTHAM experts here or discover the wide range of roles across Mars and ask an associate a question here.

At Mars, the world we want tomorrow is inclusive and diverse. No matter the visible or invisible differences, we have long been commited to fostering an environment where everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. Read about our approach to I&D here.

Find out how our associates are living with purpose at home as well as at work here.

 

 

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