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Analyst - Distribution Planning and Asset Management

National Grid


Location:
Buffalo, NY
Date:
07/21/2017
2017-07-212017-08-19
Job Code:
20170081
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Description: Description A bout the Position : Analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision-making and the effective review and analysis of standards, policies and codes. At the higher levels this role will also design and implement procedures and policies within their area of work to improve the working of National Grid. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Independently collate and analyze work unit and/or financial data within one or multiple areas using pre-determined tools, methods and formats in order to support the department’s decision making process. Manage Distributed Generation and Engineering MSA purchase order processing for contracted engineering services. Prepare and write relevant documentation in order that all stakeholders are fully informed and all evidence or statistics are documented. Execute instructions and requests, plan and organize resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and in line with relevant policies and processes. Maintain and provide information such as regulatory information in order to ensure regulators and other stakeholders are kept up to date with relevant National Grid policies, processes and programs. Monitor and review financial information, updating where necessary in order to identify any anomalies or discrepancies and ensure management has access to up to date and accurate information. Monitor performance of allocated staff including issues relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work in order to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and effectively. Build upon technical/professional skills within own area of specialism or of other processes in order to continually grow your personal contribution to the business. Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit National Grid. Monitor and review work undertaken by project team in order to provide feedback on the appropriate use of materials, tools, equipment or resources and adherence to schedules. Additional Responsibilities for Band E: Band E employees are expected to deliver on the key accountabilities list above as well as those listed below. Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze cost, policy or other information to enable analysis of key themes and trends. Manage the day to day relationship with relevant internal parties or employees in order to understand their requirements, deliver appropriate, customized solutions and advice, and build cross-functional working in line with National Grid policies and processes. Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice, provide technical advice and build bases of influence. Manage the day to day relationship with contract or external service providers, including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes for National Grid. Assist and coordinate work on projects by contributing to developing project standards and processes to improve project delivery within the relevant function. Keep up to date with market/regulatory developments within own profession/discipline in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for National Grid. Develop and maintain analytical systems, models and procedures in order to support design/engineering solutions and enhance time/consistency/safety/efficiency and operability. Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area. Additional Responsibilities for Band D: Band D employees are expected to deliver on the key accountabilities list above as well as those listed below. Develop process and policy specifications and criteria and options and evaluate those options to support senior management decision-making in the relevant field. Research and analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources in order to identify how different scenarios may impact upon the business. Design and implement new processes or policies in order to ensure all working practice (and where relevant, health and safety standards) are compliant with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements. Translate business objectives into clearly defined business cases, annual plans and objectives in order to support achievement of departmental/operational area. Negotiate and agree contracts with outside vendors including standards of work / levels of service to ensure best value for National Grid. Contribute to the identification and formulation of strategic objectives specific to area of work/business unit, in order to drive change and innovation within National Grid. Lead, motivate and develop a professional team, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer/business objectives. Keep regulators up to date and informed in order to ensure they are managed appropriately and in line with regulatory requirements. Develop and utilize peer group network in order to absorb and apply technical/professional best practice within own area of specialism. Monitor and control allocated human and material resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget. Manage key external relationships with respect to local unions and any data provided for business decision making.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in a business or engineering related area and up to 2 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge and experience of one broad work process. Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices. Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Understanding of project management techniques and methods. Knowledge & Experience Required for Band E: Band E employees are expected to have the knowledge & experience listed below. A Bachelor's degree in a related area and up to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred. Experience of managing a team. In-depth experience of a field or multiple fields of work processes. Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation. Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices. Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems Knowledge & Experience Required for Band D: Band D employees are expected to have the knowledge & experience listed below. A Bachelor's degree in a related area and up to 7 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred. Experience of managing a team. Expert within their field. Extensive and significant knowledge of one field of work or broad technical depth in multiple, related fields sufficient to lead programs or projects. Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation. Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices. Knowledge of division policies, processes and fields of work. Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience of managing project teams and projects independently. Knowledge of budgeting and operational planning. Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems
Capability Requirements: Analytical Thinking: Identifies basic relationships between sources of data, such as cause and effect or if-then relationships. Impact and Influence: Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case. Customer Orientation: Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and undefensively and communicates customer expectations to monitor delivery and satisfaction. Attention to Detail: Reviews accuracy of own work and checks that all details are completed. Capability Requirements for Band E: Band E employees should be evaluated against the capabilities listed below. Analytical Thinking: Sees multiple relationships between different sources of data, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation. Conceptual Thinking: Sees patterns or trends in data or situations, notices when something is similar to a past situation. Impact and Influence: Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case. Customer Orientation: Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and undefensively and communicates customer expectations to monitor delivery and satisfaction. Attention to Detail: Monitors quality of others work, checks to ensure procedures are followed. Capability Requirements for Band D : Band D employees should be evaluated against the capabilities listed below. Analytical Thinking: After analyzing data, has ability to see multiple relationships, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation. Conceptual Thinking: Sees patterns or trends in data or situations, notices when something is similar to a past situation. Information Seeking: Establishes the facts by digging deeper, asking probing questions and challenging initial responses from different sources. Impact and Influence: Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case. Team Leadership: Promotes team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities while providing support and structure.
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Electric Systems Eng Primary Location : NY-Buffalo Other Locations : NY-Albany, NY-Syracuse Organisation : Electric Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Mar 28, 2017, 11:35:41 AM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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