Senior Sustainability Project Manager - REMOTE

Location US-IL-Northbrook | US-CA-Brea | US-MA-Boston
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Advisory / Consultancy


General – Green Earth – 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:

As a Senior Sustainability Project manager, within UL’s Asset and Sustainability Performance division, you will be working on various green building, health and wellness certifications and sustainability projects. In this role you will: 

  • Consult and manage based on experience and technical knowledge on multiple types of projects including commercial, governmental and residential buildings 
  • Assist with ongoing and future sustainability projects from inception to close out, including feasibility assessments 
  • Manage client relationships; reporting budgeting and time management; and in time provide internal training as the Team grows 
  • Lead clients, external and internal team meetings  
  • Manage project tasks with minimal oversight using strong time management to deliver quality projects to clients  
  • Provide team support, guidance and coaching to more junior team members 
  • Develop, author and review project deliverables such as calculators, memos and technical reports 
  • Typical projects will include, but not limited to, LEED certification, WELL building certification, BREEAM  assessment, Fitwel, and GRESB.  
  • Occasional travel may be required 

What makes you a great fit:

  • Minimum five (5) year of experience in sustainability project management 
  • Proven track record of implementing sustainability, health and wellness programs such as LEED, WELL, FITWEL, and/or BREEAM 
  • LEED AP, 2+ year working as a LEED project manager or administrator (required) 
  • WELL AP, Fitwel Ambassador, BREEAM Assessor and experience with  (preferred) 
  • Familiar with Energy Star (preferred)  
  • Excellent ability to manage multiple, complex projects, simultaneously; and adaptable to shifting priorities 
  • Ability to facilitate team and client meetings and manage project tasks with minimal oversight 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as this role will frequently interact with all levels of the organization as well as external stakeholders 
  • Demonstrate proactivity and a drive to learn and improve 
  • Strong strategic, analytical, communication and decision-making skills 
  • Enjoy problem solving and can work effectively with multiple, simultaneous requests from team members and clients 
  • Flexibility to accommodate traveling and site visits occasionally  
  • Ability to build positive and effective relationships with internal teams across all functions 
  • Ensure our CRM ( is kept up to date, including (but not limited to):  
  • Client information  
  • Customer relations/activity  
  • Report time and expenses in a timely manner 
  • Foster a culture of environmental sustainability through ongoing internal and external communications and education 
  • May manage the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing career counseling, feedback and guidance 
  • Attend and present at all local major industry events and conferences 
  • Bachelor Degree in environmental planning, environmental sciences, environmental management, occupational safety and health, engineering, architecture, or sustainability 

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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