Manager Marketing Project Management

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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Sales.Leadership.HR.ULU.EnvironmentSustainability.Marketing – Plants – Safer World

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:

This role is hybrid based in Northbrook, IL


In this role, you will manage internal and external resources within Marketing Project Management function. The Central Marketing Project Management team is responsible for planning, organizing, managing, and executing marketing projects from beginning to end to drive efficiency, meet client deadlines and deliver a best-in-class account/customer experience. Creates and reports on project timelines and resource needs to help fuel effective and efficient collaboration and delivery. Helps define and manage review processes and engages appropriate stakeholders. Manages the briefing and information gathering process to ensure the Marketing team has appropriate inputs.

  • Manage the performance of direct or indirect reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and adhered to
  • Has accountability for the performance and results of a team within own discipline or function
  • Develop and implement frameworks and approaches for full project lifecycle management —planning, requirements, scope, schedule, resources, budget, risks, testing, quality, deployment, measurement, and changes—for cross-functional Marketing initiatives
  • Proactively build and maintain strong relationships with business and senior leadership partners
  • Communicates requirements and assignments to various team members
  • Prioritize projects and deadlines to best meet department and client needs
  • Collaborates with other managers to lead status meetings
  • Manages forecasting and resource management
  • Regularly reviews and revises processes to improve performance and efficiency

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree (4-year college degree) in Marketing, Arts, or related field. 
  • Generally, ten years or more of related discipline experience including five years or more of relevant management/leadership experience 
  • More than Five years of experience working with creative teams including design, copy, production, and photo/video.
  • More than years Eight years of demonstrated experience leading process improvements efforts and implementing innovative solutions to solve business problems, especially within a Project Management Office and/or internal agency model.
  • Generally, three or more years of experience using Project management tools such as Adobe Workfront, Asana, MS Project, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of project management processes, workflow, and terminology. PMP certification is desired.
  • Budget management and financial analysis skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong capabilities and experience working with senior leaders.
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. 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.


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.


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