Directs, plans, leads coordinates and administers operations of a UL affiliate outside of the United States, including conformity assessment services, quality registration services, lateral businesses, laboratory and facility services, field operations, local engineering services, financial services, human resources and customer interface in accordance with established goals and objectives. Directs development, integration, coordination, and implementation of operational plans, strategies, policies and practices and procedures to facilitate development of core affiliate processes.
*1. Guides and directs the affiliate in the development and delivery of all authorized programs and services.
*2. Directs the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and practices relative to the development of operational plans for the affiliate. Oversees the development and recommends the implementation of strategies and objectives for assigned operations consistent with directives, improvement initiatives and achievement of budgeted and planned results as approved.
*3. Ensures that affiliate policies, practices and procedures are uniformly understood, properly interpreted and appropriately administered,
*4. Directs development, integration and implementation of policies, practices and procedures in accordance with Global Product Certification Policy and Global Training Laboratory Policy and consistent with plans for the improvement of the operational processes.
*5. Facilitates the preparation of plans for the future development and growth of the affiliate, including participation in the regional strategic plans. Develops management and staff capabilities to meet the demands of current and planned growth of assigned operations.
*6. Analyzes operating results of the affiliate relative to established goals and objectives and takes all necessary actions to correct unsatisfactory conditions. Prepares required reports to regional management and the senior management as requested.
*7. Reviews and recommends the proposed annual income, expense and capital expenditures budgets for approval. Monitors approved budgets and program performance and takes action to ensure that the budget is met.
*8. Represents the affiliate in relationships with majors customers, suppliers, competitors, government agencies, accreditation bodies and similar groups. Assures that customer expectations are met.
*9. Manages the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and insuring that all polices are understood and adhered to.