• Senior Business Analyst

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-9236
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Advisory / Consultancy
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Responsible as a member of the EHSS Strategy team for focusing on identifying key market needs, competitive intel, trends, new business opportunities, and reporting and communication. This position will support the team’s role as advisor/partner to the Senior Leadership team, Product Management, the core P&L teams, M&A, and Strategic Partnerships.  General responsibilities include environmental scans, identifying and analyzing market trends and planning for emerging opportunities that can accelerate business growth and development, and automating reporting and periodic updates to senior leadership. 

    Responsibilities

    Essential duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

    • Performs market scans with a long-term view. Analyzes and interprets market research and intelligence to identify growth opportunities.
    • Researches potential growth opportunities related to regional expansion and disruptive trends to provide recommendations to the Director of Strategy and the Senior Leadership Team.
    • Develops business plans and supports product roadmaps for broader EHSS portfolio and related opportunities
    • Leads and facilitates market initiatives for the Market Strategy and regional expansion teams including but not limited to market intelligence, M&A, and periodic reporting.
    • Leads coordination and information aggregation activities for long range planning, board presentations, and annual business summit planning.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • University degree (Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree) in Business Administration, Strategy, or Strategic Marketing
    • Advanced degree (Equivalent to a Master’s degree) preferred.
    • Minimum of 6+ years of experience, preferably in financial analysis and strategy
    • Ability to closely monitor and provide deep analysis of customer, market and industry trends and competition. Obtain and reviews internal/external market research and competitive intelligence to differentiate UL Compliance to Performance from competitors and the market.
    • Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.
    • Ability to think strategically and conceptually; aptitude for understanding how people, process and technology products and solutions solve business problems.
    • Ability to handle multiple projects with proven success in synthesizing large data sets related to a wide variety of functional business problems.
    • Demonstrated ability to express complex ideas, present results, and translate statistical and business terminology to various levels of management.
    • Demonstrated strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work with customers and vendors at both a business and technical level.

    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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