UL Program/Project Manager III - 2017-6075 in Northbrook, Illinois

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UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.

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Responsibilities:

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Responsible for managing the implementation of significant projects involving complex systems or multiple deliverables within a department or functional area. Plans and directs program schedules and budgets. Monitors program from project initiation through delivery, interfacing with stakeholders on applicable matters. Oversees the coordination of program/project activities generally within a department or functional area. Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program on schedule and within budget constraints. Assigns and monitors work of program staff. JOB



RESPONSIBILITIES:

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+ Establishes goals to meet objectives.

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+ Frequently interacts with subordinate managers, customers and functional peer group managers. May interact with senior management.

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+ May manage the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing career counseling, feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and adhered to.

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+ Performs other duties as directed.




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Qualifications:

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University degree in Business Administration or related field plus generally eight years of directly related experience. Demonstrated ability to facilitate customer meetings, negotiate and influence outcomes Strong program/project management and leadership skills to manage projects utilizing personnel from multiple disciplines. Ability to identify and manage priorities as demonstrated by the ability to establish, track and meet schedules for multiple projects while maintaining high quality and exceptional customer service.

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