Strategy & Portfolio Innovation Analyst
Posted on: September 12, 2021
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?
supervision, the Strategy and Portfolio Innovation Analyst is
responsible for the coordination of the organization's strategic
plans to ensure the continued successful growth and profitability
of the organization. Researches organizational positioning,
conducts environmental scans, and performs financial analysis to
support business and strategic planning. Identifies and evaluates
acquisitions, divestitures, and organic business opportunities that
are in line with the organization's long-range goals. Responsible
for market intelligence monitoring, market research, market
intelligence, and knowledge management.
- Supports strategy,
business development and/or corporate initiatives, including
collaborating with business lines across Regional and Functional
prioritizes, and assists in executing activities required to
support strategies, priorities, and special initiative
- Supports the
prioritization of corporate strategic initiatives, and evaluates
investment opportunities for their strategic and financial
- Communicates and
generates support for recommendations among business leaders across
- Compiles and
analyzes financial information, and develops integrated revenue and
expense analyses, projections, reports, and
- Identifies trends
and developments in competitive environments and presents findings
- Conducts industry,
market, competitive, and stakeholder intelligence research and
- Work with
leadership on the management of overall business strategy &
long-range planning activities.
- Read and follow
the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct, and follow all
physical and digital security practices.
- Performs other
duties as directed.
- University degree
(Equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s degree) in Business
Administration, Finance, Management, or related field
plus years of related experience.
- Ability to work
within a complex and often ambiguous environment.
- Ability to handle
multiple projects with proven success in synthesizing large data
sets related to a wide variety of functional business
ability to express complex ideas, present results, and translate
statistical and business terminology to various levels of
strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities.
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.
Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible
for bonus compensation. UL offers 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. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement
Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL 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
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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