Conformity Assessment (Certification) Manager - Global Market Access

UL (São Paulo SP, Brasil) Publicado 15 horas atrás

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

Within our Appliances, HVAC and Lighting (AHL) division, our vision is to enable safe and high performing products to enter the global markets by providing industry leading safety, performance and expert services to our clients. AHL has over 1,000 employees globally and serves manufacturers and retailers in eleven segments - Major Domestic Appliances, Food Service Equipment, Power Tools, Controls, HVAC, Lighting, Water Quality products, and more!

UL is seeking a strong leader and team builder with conformity assessment experience to take on the operating manager role to lead its Brazil based certification operation that serves UL’s Global Market Access (GMA) business across multiple industries, geographies and business divisions. In this role it’s critical to understand and facilitate achievement of high performing growth results while ensuring consistent high compliance with regulatory requirements relating to conformity assessment schemes, programs and services. Main responsibilities include the following:

  • Serve as Brazil based conformity assessment schemes’ and/or certification programs’ manager
  • Represent UL and work with Brazil regulating authorities and accreditation bodies:
  • Participate in relevant committees and share knowledge and learnings
  • Develop and strengthen relationships to advocate and influence per UL strategies
  • Act as Brazil and Brazil based Program Knowledge Center:
  • Share/communicate upcoming regulatory trends and changes in a timely manner
  • Develop impact analysis and collaborate with business divisions to manage change
  • Lead/facilitate scheme/program expansion strategy and actions for new business/service development
  • Manage Brazil based GMA team and certification operation to ensure/enable:
  • Scheme/program compliance with high quality and consistency
  • Effective and efficient operation/process for excellent customer experience
  • Alignment with UL enterprise governance and global core policies and operating principles
  • Lead/facilitate continuous process improvement for quality, consistency and competitive service level
  • Support engagements and partnership with UL key accounts
  • Work with LA GMA CO Regional Manager, LA region leaders and UL business stakeholders to develop and implement market access strategies and relevant solutions and service options.

  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree) plus generally 10+ years’ experience.
  • Strong experience and working knowledge in Brazil conformity assessment and/or certification schemes/programs, including participation in key committees with the various regulatory bodies and key industry groups
  • Prior experience in people management and leadership roles
  • Writing and Speaking Fluency in English and Portuguese. Spanish language skills a plus.
  • In additional to Critical Behaviors for Success, seeking individuals with the following attributes :
    • Open and flexible with demonstrated ability to lead change management journey
    • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
    • Cross-functional and cross-cultural leading and engaging skills and experience
    • Natural orientation for collaboration and teamwork achievement
    • Customer focus mindset and experience in creating successful solutions and results
    • Project management and data analytics skills
    • Execution experience in implementing strategy and tactics and operationalizing flexible, competitive processes
    • Availability to travel occasionally

  • 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 125 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:
    • Competitive enumeration package with: yearly bonus e competitive salary
    • Friendly environment and collaborative colleagues
    • Free parking
    • Brand new, well located facility, close to train station (Vila Olimpia), with an amazing view of the city
    • Aid Meal & Coupons for groceries
    • Supplementary Health plan
    • Life insurance
    • UL University Training and Development
    • Casual dress code

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.

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