Undertake activities that advance the UL mission and support implementation of the Standards Global strategy. Identify, propose, and implement approved tactics.
Cultivate and maintain key relationships and represent Underwriters Laboratories Inc. within the assigned region. Educate key stakeholders about Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
and educate Underwriters Laboratories Inc. about country or regional matters. Manage UL Inc. collaboration in assigned geographic region.
Mission Activities and Advancement : Through an established understanding of needs in their assigned region, responsible for the identification of potential mission related initiatives and development of proposed activities and proposed metrics for measuring success.
With the support of the Standards Division where appropriate, responsible for implementation and fulfillment of approved activities.
Examples of mission activities may include, but are not limited to, sharing UL Standards and facilitating their consideration and use, facilitating the sharing of UL safety, science, and standards information through workshops or other technical exchanges, and obtaining local knowledge regarding mission related (safety, sustainability, security, health, etc.
experience and sharing that information within the UL family of companies.
Strategy Implementation : Influences and implements UL’s Global Standards Strategy in the region and supports the implementation of Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
s global strategy where appropriate.
Tactical Development : With broad local country knowledge, suggests and implements tactics and activities to support the overall global standards strategy in the region.
Relationship Management : Responsible for cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with key governmental and non-
governmental entities who have the ability to facilitate the advancement of UL’s mission in the region. This includes but is not limited to national standards bodies, regional standards bodies, provincial standards bodies, local representatives of international standards bodies, regulators, code officials, key trade and industry associations, consumer groups and others who would be impacted by or may impact the advancement of our mission.
Local Representation : Responsible for representing Underwriters Laboratories Inc. with stakeholders in the country / region and at key meetings, forums, symposia, and conferences.
Elevate our reputation in the region through presentations, articles, panel participation, social media, etc., to educate and to advance specific initiatives.
Education : Educating stakeholders regarding Underwriters Laboratories Inc. and educating Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
staff and management regarding regional relationships, standards and regulatory matters, local needs, and other considerations.
Marketing : Identify marketing needs and oversee development of UL Standards marketing materials specific to the country / region.
STP Member Support : Assist in recruiting new STP members for UL committees. Provide local support as needed regarding the UL STP process and use of CSDS for submitting proposals.
UL Inc. Collaboration : Engaging with UL Inc. business units, UL Inc. GGA, and UL Inc. regional leadership, identify areas for potential collaboration between UL Inc.
and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. Where collaboration initiatives are approved, responsible for managing Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
commitments that are part of the collaboration.
Undergraduate Degree plus 6 years of directly related experience.
Advanced degree in Business Administration, International Affairs, or public policy is a plus.
Working knowledge of national and international standards development process and the vocabulary common to SDO Community.
Familiarity with WTO / TBT and Regional Standards Development Processes and Structure as well as regulatory and government structure.
Demonstrated solid understanding of relationship with related government agencies, industry associations, and standards development organizations.
Familiarity with the issues surrounding intellectual property rights and copyright protection.
High level of competence in communications and presentations.
fluent in Regional language(s) and English.
Self-motivated, proactive, responsible, strong drive for results and high quality execution.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and diplomacy.
Candidates located in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia may apply to this vacancy, as we have offices in each of these countries.