Program Manager – Enterprise Analytics

Location US-IL-Evanston
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/20/2023 9:43 AM)
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NFP UL Research Institutes

At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Program Manager – Enterprise Analytics at UL Research Institutes based in our Evanston, IL office.


The Program Manager of Enterprise Analytics is responsible for providing program management for enterprise and business analytics initiatives within UL Research Institutes (ULRI). The Program Manager will ensure that enterprise and business analytics projects are completed to specification, within the agreed time frame and budget.  The Program Manager will use expertise in analysis and visualization of complex business data to transform and synthesize enterprise data into meaningful insights that help the organization make informed decisions.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

As the Program Manager – Enterprise Analytics you will play a key role in the rapid growth of UL as you:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and assemble a team to define organization requirements, identify risks, and translate them into data visualization and dashboard specifications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data engineers, data scientists, and other internal stakeholders, to understand data requirements, resolve data-related issues, and drive the adoption of data-driven decision-making.
  • Establish a robust and trusted partnership with stakeholders to ensure full buy-in and alignment on projects.
  • Grow enterprise analytics function across the organization, with clearly assigned roles and responsibilities to ensure accountability.
  • Drive and lead business analytics projects and teams across the enterprise working directly with internal and external stakeholders, other functional area leads, and ongoing operations to deliver successful implementation and manage project scope.
  • Create and maintain budget and schedule to ensure successful completion of business analytics
  • Develop and maintain standard project management documentation and metrics to ensure high transparency of status, risk, and issues across the enterprise.
  • Utilize advanced data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, QlikView) and programming languages (e.g., Python, R) to create interactive and visually appealing dashboards, reports, and infographics.
  • Provide training and support to end-users on data visualization tools, best practices, and dashboard usage to ensure effective utilization and adoption of visualizations across the organization.
  • May lead and/or contribute to other unit or department initiatives.

What makes you a great fit:

While no one candidate will embody every quality, the successful candidate will bring many of the following professional competencies and personal attributes:

Professional Competencies 

  • Expert proficiency in data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or QlikView.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R for data manipulation and analysis.
  • Solid understanding of data analysis techniques, statistical concepts, and data modeling principles.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously, maintain status updates, and follow well-defined processes to meet deadlines and requirements. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to support team building and work effectively with key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Ability to drive and lead technical and cross-functional projects.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills to convey complex concepts and ideas in an appropriate manner to multiple levels, including peers, senior executives, and the Board.

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Project Management, Information Systems, Finance, or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in program management, including 5 or more years managing enterprise business analytics projects within a large cross-functional or cross-regional team in a technology-driven environment, science, or research and development (R&D) sector.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in data analysis, statistical analysis, data visualization and/or dashboard development.

What you’ll experience working 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 128 years and is deeply ingrained 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: All employees at UL Research Institutes and UL Standards & Engagementare eligible for bonus compensation. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. 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.

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About UL Research Institutes


UL Research Institutes is a nonprofit organizations dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.


Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Solutions, advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Solutions, which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.


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