Conformity Assessment Program Manager

US-IL-Northbrook | CA-Toronto
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Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


The Conformity Assessment Program Manager is responsible for the management and development of conformity assessment services within North America. Provide direction, oversight, interpretation, and guidance for conformity assessment services to ensure consistency, integrity, and compliance with various requirements. Engage with national, regional, and international conformity assessment communities to stay current of the latest conformity assessment trends and regulatory changes, and influence changes where possible to support UL’s mission and business growth.


  • Manages conformity assessment services within the assigned areas according to regional/international conformity assessment standards, scheme/accreditation requirements, and other applicable company policies
  • Facilitates the development of new conformity assessment services that meet customers’ needs
  • Balances business needs with safeguarding UL’s integrity and mission while ensuring compliance with various requirements
  • Identifies/supports policy synergies between service offerings and consolidate where possible to support operational efficiency
  • Engages with external accreditors, scheme owners, and regulators to ensure the services are in compliance with accreditation, scheme requirements, and applicable regulations
  • Identifies new service opportunities for the business based on changing conformity assessment landscape, regulatory requirements, new technologies, and customers’ needs
  • Influences the conformity assessment community using sound conformity assessment principles and best practices
  • Develop and deliver related conformity assessment schemes training
  • Performs other duties as directed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field, plus generally ten years of related industry experience
  • Program/project management and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to learn and understand technical vocabulary common to conformity assessment services
  • Working knowledge of conformity assessment standards ISO/IEC 17000 series (e.g. ISO/IEC 17065, ISO/IEC 17025)
  • Strategic thinker, demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings, negotiate, and influence outcomes
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Working knowledge of quality management, experience in conformity assessment service development desired

Grow and Achieve. Growth and development are part of our DNA. Our working environment is a launch pad for our employees to excel. Your growth will be supported with targeted development, rewards and recognition programs, so that you can maximize your potential.




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