The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other product standards for the electro and medical imaging industries; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical products to assist member companies with business decisions.
Industry Director–Commercial Products Division will provide leadership to expand NEMA
capabilities and services in this evolving sector. The incumbent manages existing and future Sections in areas such as ground fault protection, low voltage surge protection, wiring devices, enclosures and other building electrical products. The incumbent will assess the current state of building electrical products, evaluate potential future developments and create Section and cross-cutting action plans.
The position reports to the Senior Director – Section Management and will work in a matrixed organization providing direction to efforts that encompasses both domestic standards (e.g. NEMA, American National Standards Institute) and international standards including the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). In addition, the incumbent will coordinate work in government relations, communications and business information services. The incumbent will from time to time take on additional tasks as needed.
The position is located in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia and may include up to 30 percent time on travel including both domestic and international.
I. Serve as the subject matter expert on building electrical products and provide vertical and horizontal leadership. Create strategy for electrical products used in building and direct participation in this broad area across industry and governments. Oversee any assigned personnel.
II. Be accountable for and manage several NEMA Sections as well as related special interest areas
III. Build effective and persistent personal lines of communication with NEMA member companies, technical committee members; key participants in non-NEMA activities; US government agencies; and international regulatory bodies.
IV. Develop and execute annual budgets – including possible supplementary funds additions; oversee all contracts with outside vendors arising from these responsibilities; and remain on or under budgeted thresholds throughout the year.
V. Represent NEMA and assigned industry sector(s) by writing papers and reports, presenting materials at national and international meetings/conferences and serving on various committees to further NEMA objectives.
Experience and Qualifications
NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.
Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15095481. EOE/M/F/V/D.