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Senior Business Manager, Renewables Advisory Services, North America

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Employer Provided Salary: 190,000-220,000 Annually
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JOB DESCRIPTION
The Senior Business Manager leads the renewable (Wind, Solar, Storage) advisory business in the Americas, under the overall direction of the Global Director of Renewables, and in coordination with Renewables sales, digital, marketing leads, matrixed S&A functions in Strategy, Operations and Corporate functions with Finance, HR etc.
This role can be remote in the US.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, execute and implement Commercial and Operational strategy to drive organic/inorganic growth and profitability while ensuring customer satisfaction through a deep understanding of the customer and market intelligence in the Renewables sector.
  • Responsible for P& L activities and budget development.
  • Accountable for ensuring financial targets (revenue, profit, enterprise value, etc.) are met.
  • Responsible for managing costs, reporting and forecasting, workflow overviews and providing input into growth targets for Renewables customers and segments.
  • Closely monitor and manage revenue activities, including unbilled, aging and inactive projects, work on hand analysis to ensure balance of demand and throughput.
  • Implement and execute capacity and capability strategies and successfully translate customer needs into an operational plan to fulfill projects with the right resources (availability, skillset).
  • Drive and lead initiatives to identify new and/or additional business opportunities.
  • Anticipate customer needs by creating strong partnerships with Sales and Business Development.
  • Ensure there is sufficient pipeline of opportunities, orders to meet overall P& L budget.
  • Drive Price, Promotion, Service offering for Renewables to maximize DCM/AOI.
  • Provide proactive solutions for new business opportunities to secure revenue, profit margin, market share and customer satisfaction.
  • Build customer intimacy and establish strong relationships through customer visits, analyzing business data and market trends.
  • Participate in client seminars, conferences and trade shows.
  • Manage capex intensive investments to meet agreed timeline with deliveries in order to meet Long Range Plan commitments.
  • Manage initiatives and resources to meet DCF and ROI targets on schedule.
  • Drives a high performing team by managing the performance and development of team members.
  • Operate effectively in the UL matrix to actively support and drive high performance culture changes, transformation efforts and people engagement.
  • Hold team and self-accountable for results, defines accountabilities and establishes performance objectives and metrics to execute strategy.
  • Develop and coach by providing, training, career counseling, feedback, guidance to drive high performance and morale.
  • Ensure understanding of and compliance with all established policies and requirements.
  • Communicate and exemplify ULs Vision and Mission.
  • Develop strong, flexible cross-functional networks and global relationships to promote becoming the fastest, highest quality and most customer-friendly organization.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree (equivalent to a Bachelors degree) in Business Administration, Management, Engineering or related field plus generally ten years directly related experience in Renewables, including at least five years of relevant management/leadership experience preferred in both Sales and fulfillment functions or ideally in general management.
  • Solid experience as lead or participant in cross-functional or global projects or worked in multiple functions or regions.
  • Experience in managing large Capex projects with multiple stakeholders preferred.
  • Business acumen skills and experience in Leading diverse business an advanced understanding of how decisions impact business results, management concepts such as effectively building a diverse team and planning and thinking strategically.
  • Financial acumen and has a clear understanding of how business decisions impact DCF/ROI.
  • Ability to manage employee performance through development of performance expectations and goals, managing employee relations issues, identifying and addressing training needs, planning and executing against required staffing levels and assisting in operational planning.
  • Ability to make the complex simple and present information in a concise, relevant and powerful manner.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret a wide variety of materials including analyses, data, financial reports and/or legal documents.
  • Ability to take calculated risks and plan for contingencies.
  • Ability to listen, learn and coach.
  • Ability to work in and understand diverse cultural environments.


What you'll experience 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 130 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: The salary range for this position is $190,000 - $220,000 and is based upon years of experience that is commensurate with the level of the position. All employees at UL Solutions are eligible for annual bonus compensation. The target for this position is 20% of the base salary offered. Employees are eligible for health benefits such as medical, dental and vision; wellness benefits such as mental & financial health; and retirement savings (401K) commensurate with the standard rewards offered in each individual location or country, for the relevant position level. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation (15 days), holiday including floating holidays (12 days) and sick time off (72 hours).
    Internal applicants with questions related to the Total Rewards for this position should submit a ticket via askHR for more insights.


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.
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit https://www.ul.com/industries/energy-and-utilities/renewables
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ABOUT US
A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security, and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers' product innovation and business growth.
The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers' products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission.
We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future.
From the adoption of electrification to the enablement of 5G and new mobility, we collectively look toward new frontiers, working for a safer world. Our science is your advantage.
Mission: Working for a safer world
ABOUT THE TEAM
We solve our customers' problems. Within Software & Advisory (S&A) services, UL Solutions' Enterprise Sustainability business focuses on solving some of the most pressing world challenges - renewables, energy transition, sustainability, health & wellbeing, return to work and people safety. We do this through Renewable Energy Advisory and Digital Services, Environmental, Health and Safety Software & Learning programs, best in class Sustainability and ESG reporting software with UL 360, advisory services, subject matter experts and Healthy Buildings testing and verification.

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What are UL Solutions Perks + Benefits

UL Solutions Benefits Overview

All employees at UL Solutions are offered competitive base salaries and are eligible for bonus compensation. UL Solutions offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund every year after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL Solutions 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.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
In support of both UL Solutions Mission and Corporate Sustainability initiatives, we offer employees 16 hours of paid time off to volunteer virtually and in person.
Partners with nonprofits
We partner with Watts of Love, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House Charities globally. UL Solutions also partners with regional and local organization every day.
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
UL Solutions has 9 Business Resource Groups: PRIDE, Black BRG, ULatino, Disability Alliance, Tribal Voices, WILBBRG, Young Professionals, UL Parents and the Military BRG and are open to all employees.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
UL Solutions Flexible Spending Account helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision or to pay day care expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $5,000 annually.
Disability insurance
UL Solutions offers Short-Term Disability coverage and Long-Term Disability insurance.
Dental insurance
Cigna dental plan covers the following at 100% per calendar year: Two exams, including cleanings, one flouride treatment and sealants (per tooth) limited to dependent children; one set of x-rays.
Vision insurance
UL Solutions offers affordable vision insurance through EyeMed
Health insurance
UL Solutions Health Plans pay over 75% of medical coverage and offers a choice of two high deductible health plans and a PPO plan, administered by United Healthcare.
Life insurance
UL Solutions provides life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, each equal to an employee's annual salary at no cost to you. Employees can purchase additional coverage.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Employees can enroll in programs such as Weight Watchers, Fidelity and our internal Healthy Minds programming to support their personal wellness journeys.
Mental health benefits
In addition to our EAP, UL Solutions has an internal site for employees to access support and resources for mental health and wellbeing. The site is updated monthly with events and activities.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
All UL Solutions employees can utilize the 401(k)-retirement savings plan to save for future financial needs.
401(K) matching
UL Solutions matches pre-tax/Roth 401(k) contribution dollar for dollar up to 3% of base you contribute and then 50 cents for dollar between 3-7%, for a total of 5% matching contribution.
Performance bonus
All UL Solutions employees are eligible to participate in an annual bonus program that rewards employees for contributing to the company's business success..
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
UL Solutions offers six weeks of paid parental bonding leave to birth and adoptive parents to enable them to spend time with their newborn or newly adopted children.
Family medical leave
UL Solutions offers a paid family leave, which enables eligible employees to request up to four weeks of paid time off to care for and assist an eligible family member.
Adoption Assistance
UL Solutions offers an adoption assistance benefit to eligible employees to help cover costs associated with adopting a child.
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
UL Solutions encourages employees to give back with paid volunteer time of up to 16 hours a year.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
UL Solutions offers up to 9 paid sick days per year.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
UL Solutions offers pre-tax commute benefits to help save money on transportation and paring expenses while commuting to and from work.
Company-sponsored outings
Onsite office parking
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
UL Solutions encourages employees to consider the Tuition Assistance Program for coursework in pursuit of an undergraduate or post graduate degree that is business and/or development related.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

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