IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. We are a catalyst for exciting breakthroughs in computing, sustainable energy systems, aerospace, communications, robotics, healthcare, and many other disciplines that improve the quality of life. Discover your future as part of the IEEE team. Consider the following opportunity:
The successful applicant will manage relationships and issues within consensus building groups/ecosystems. In this role, you will serve as a front-line resource to identify/alert IEEE to potential legal liability, communicating/implementing policy changes to committees (i.e., development of training materials); contributing to proposals in policy changes with the SASB committees as needed; and identifying opportunities to expedite the process through possible changes in policy, tools and training.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Management of Standards Development Process and Committees
Develop/employ experience-based knowledge to engage consensus-building groups/ecosystems.
Provide accurate, timely, proactive and professional direction to pre-standardization and standards developing committees in such matters as procedures, meeting management, tools, legal, technology and global issues that are consistent with IEEE-SA practices and messaging.
Ensure that due process is met during the standards development process by monitoring developments, researching related complaints/issues from and about committees and cultivating good relationships with participants.
Serve as a front-line resource to identify/alert IEEE to potential legal liability.
Establish positive relationships with standards development and collaboration and consensus community to assist in aiding the standards development process (SASB/committee/working group/societies) including effective conflict, issue and problem resolution.
Assist with defining requirements for tools to reduce the administrative burden on collaboration and consensus community members, resulting in a positive comparison of IEEE to other SDOs.
Coordinate agreements with external entities and be aware of Working Group agreements.
Participate on special project teams on an as-needed basis to address potential changes, issues or new policy and procedures.
Provide guidance to coordinator-level staff to ensure competence in matters pertaining to procedures, management, legal issues, technology and international environments.
Participate in the development of training materials for staff and volunteers.
Anticipate and accommodate the needs of a globally diverse working group.
Proactively engage with industry leaders to identify potential new IEEE-SA revenue generating businesses and public imperative opportunities.
Provide front-line diagnosis, remedies and/or referrals for constituent tool and service challenges.
Provide the following input for professional service contracts: services and schedule that will meet the needs of the client; appropriate terms and conditions; deliverables, fees and fundraising guidance.
Fulfill the duties outlined within professional service contracts, ensuring full awareness of policies and procedures of the IEEE.
Manage the finances of assigned groups, including invoicing and profit/loss determination, and provide timely and accurate forecasts.
Education and Experience:
BA or BS (technical degree a plus)
4-8 years related industry experience, with a focus on program or project management in a technical environment
Should possess strong project management skills
Should possess excellent time management, organizational and professional interpersonal/communication skills, the ability to work well under deadlines, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Should possess the ability to provide guidance to peers and associate team members
Ability to exercise sound judgment, while parsing through complex issues, with minimal supervision
Demonstrated experience in ensuring adherence to processes and policies, as well as best practices
Should have experience developing successful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Should have experience working with a diverse, global community
Advanced written and verbal communication skills mandatory
Situational awareness and ability to escalate conflict resolution in the areas of oversight
Should possess knowledge of engineering and technical industries
Demonstrated knowledge of the value and use of standards in global marketplaces
Demonstrated knowledge of the standards development process, the standards environment, and potential legal liabilities
Ability to monitor technical, political and economic forces that affect the standards development process
Ability to sense issues, inappropriate behavior and activities and communicate/escalate effectively
Skills & Other Requirements:
Valid passport or the ability to obtain a valid passport within six months of the date of hire (moderate travel required)
Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite
Advanced knowledge and use of databases and online/web-based interfaces
Moderate presentation skills
Join us in an environment where people look forward to coming to work! IEEE offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k) plan with company match, a defined contribution retirement plan, a tuition reimbursement program, flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance, and a business casual dress code.
Only those resumes that go through the URL from the web address will be considered. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.
For information on work demands and conditions required for this position, please consult the reference document, “Physical, Mental and Work Environment Standards for IEEE Positions.” This position is classified under (Category I – Office Position).
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