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Project Manager-Digitization

Company: UL
Location: Barrington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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!The Business Transformation Digitalization Project Manager independently plans and carries out moderate projects involving small to medium level projects to achieve stated objectives.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing the implementation of small to medium projects
  • Provides overall leadership and support to project team members
  • Acts as front-line contact on project related activities, issues, and risks. Manages the project risks and issues and escalates accordingly
  • Interfaces with Business Unit Leaders manages stakeholders communication and escalates accordingly
  • Adheres to program and project governance (controls)
  • Plans the overall project and monitors the progress, and performs Daily project management throughout the projects life cycle
  • Coordinates the projects and their interdependencies
  • Manages and utilizes resources
  • Aligns the deliverables (outputs) to the projects outcome with the aid of the business change manager
  • Read and follow the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct, and follow all physical and digital security practices
  • Performs other duties as directed.
    • Strong project management and team leadership skills
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with sponsor reporting and escalation
        • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
          • Strong facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
            • Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
              • Focused and versatile team player who is comfortable under pressure, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
              • Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)
                • In depth understanding of project management conceptsEXPERIENCE
                  • More than four years of project management experience
                  • Experience working on project and portfolio management Tools (Visio, MS Project, Excel, Jira, Azure Devops, Clarity, )EDUCATIONBachelors degree in computer science, information technology, business or related field. PMP, Prince 2and/or Agile certification (preferred but not required) with related hands on delivery experience
                    • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination
                    • Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.
                      • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isnt 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 youll almost always hear, the people. Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. Were 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. Were 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: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.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

Keywords: UL, Waukegan , Project Manager-Digitization, Executive , Barrington, Illinois

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