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Fremont, California
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Bachelor's Degree

Business Development Director


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Promoting safe living and working environments.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.


Promoting safe living and working environments
Founded in 1894, UL is a premier safety company with more than a century of proven history, leading the world in enhancing safe living and working environments, facilitating global trade and serving as a trusted source of information and knowledge. We employ more than 11,000 professionals who work in over 100 countries, and that number is growing.

We are proud of our role in public safety and work hard each day to help the world move forward - one safe step at a time. Together, we CAN make a if you'd like to make a real impact, make us your first choice!

Brief Description:

In this highly visible role at UL, the Business Development Director (BDD) is a key leader for one of our largest business divisions, Consumer Technology. This includes responsibility for the daily implementation of strategic direction for Safety, EMC, Wireless, Connectivity and Security.

The BDD uses judgment about best methods to achieve business goals and objectives. This may include strategic decisions about service and portfolio development through organic and inorganic growth. The BDD leads many M&A and processes around surfacing potential M&A targets.

The BDD is also responsible for the overall coordination and development of key business with the Consumer Technology division, which includes identifying business demand drivers, specific service offerings, setting targets for establishing service offerings, tracking, coaching, and allocating resources to achieve these objectives.

The BDD facilitates the development and execution of targeted business sectors in key industries within assigned business unit and prioritizes this development based upon size of opportunity, strategic importance and likelihood of success to grow the company's long-term business relationships with key global and regional customers.

Detailed Description:

  • Meets with officers and senior management to maximize the coordination of BD objectives, strategies and associated practices.
  • Represents the organization in appropriate committees and forums involving specific product categories. Provide external leadership through presentations and arranging meetings with executives in key industries and markets.
  • Manages the performance of direct reports by developing best BD practices and accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing career coaching, feedback and guidance and ensuring that all policies are understood and adhered to.
  • Owns and manages entire business development process for Consumer Technology.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor's degree) in Engineering or a related disciplines plus generally Min. eight years related experience at the relevant level.
  • MBA and/or advanced technical degree (preferred)
  • Consulting Experience and/or strong demonstrated change management experience.
  • Experience creating and implementing business processes.
  • Direct industry (Consumer Technology / Electronics) experience preferred.
  • Team Management experience.