Technology Project Manager

Location US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2021-24423
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Information Technology

 

Cyber.IMS.Software.Tech – People Working Computers – Design It (1)

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!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Establishes and implements project management processes and controls. Ensures project delivery within time amd budget constraints whilst adhering to  necessary standards. Responsible for developing and maintaining project plans. Identifies project needs and partners with other business groups to secure the appropriate resources. Supports Program Managers and business leaders within Global Field Engineering.

 

  • Establishes and implements technology project management processes for Field Engineering. 
  • Manages the development, execution, and delivery of projects with large budgets and scope.
  • Regularly supports leadership, Program Managers, and Business Management.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all projects meet budget, strategic, and business requirements upon delivery.
  • Tracks key project milestones to meet the needs of the business and applicable customers.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

  • University degree in Computer Science or a related field plus generally eight years of directly related experience in technology project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate customer meetings, negotiate and influence outcomes.
  • Strong project management skills including coordinating cross functional teams.
  • Ability to identify and manage priorities demonstrated by the ability to establish, track and meet schedules for multiple complex projects while maintaining high quality and exceptional customer service. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. PMP certification preferred.
  • Agile experience a plus.

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: 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.

Learn More:

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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