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Project Specialist
Canton, MA

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Job Description


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.


Under minimal supervision, independently plans and carries out complex and high-level (often of a highly confidential nature) projects to achieve stated objectives. Supports the planning and direction of project schedules and budgets. Supports the management of project activities generally within a department or functional area. Projects may include cost studies, assessments of operations, methods, and procedures, and reviews of organization structures.

* Performs needs analyses to identify areas for study or opportunities for new programs.
* Develops project or program goals and strategies.
* Determines methodology and development plans. Develops estimates of cost, time,and resource needs.
* Collects data from a variety of sources, evaluates and interprets data, and drawsconclusions. Conducts cost/benefit analyses.
* Prepares and presents reports or program proposals which include recommendationsand supporting arguments. May present reports to corporate level audiences.
* Develops and implements processes, information systems, and performancemeasurement systems. Manages program performance by evaluating performance tostandards and implementing corrective actions.
* Serves on committees and represents the viewpoint of management.
* May supervise the work of other individuals within department or functional area.
* Performs other duties as directed.


* University degree in Business Administration or related field plus generally 6 years of directly related experience.
* Demonstrated ability to independently identify needs for projects or programs, formulate objectives, plan and execute projects and/or programs, and manage programs.
* Ability to travel to NYC and New Jersey weekly.

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