UL, LLC Project Specialist in Northbrook, Illinois
At UL, we know why we come to work.
Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Project Specialist to join out team!
What you’ll learn & achieve:
Under minimal supervision, independently plans and carries out complex and high-level (often of a highly confidential nature) projects to achieve stated objectives. Supports the planning and direction of project schedules and budgets. Supports the management of project activities generally within a department or functional area. Projects may include cost studies, assessments of operations, methods, and procedures, and reviews of organization structures.
Performs needs analyses to identify areas for study or opportunities for new programs.
Develops project or program goals and strategies.
Determines methodology and development plans. Develops estimates of cost, time, and resource needs.
Collects data from a variety of sources, evaluates and interprets data, and drawsconclusions. Conducts cost/benefit analyses.
Prepares and presents reports or program proposals which include recommendationsand supporting arguments. May present reports to corporate level audiences.
Develops and implements processes, information systems, and performancemeasurement systems. Manages program performance by evaluating performance to standards and implementing corrective actions.
Serves on committees and represents the viewpoint of management.
May supervise the work of other individuals within department or functional area
Performs other duties as directed.
What makes you a great fit:
University degree in Business Administration or related field plus generally 6 years of directly related experience
Demonstrated ability to independently identify needs for projects or programs, formulate objectives, plan and execute projects and/or programs, and manage programs.
UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
What you’ll experience working at UL:
Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing.
Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com
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Job ID 2021-25382
of Openings 1
Job Category Program/Project Management