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Associate Analyst, Gas Business Enablement

National Grid

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description The Associate Analyst will work closely with all levels of the Gas Enablement team. The Analyst will help to facilitate, lead and coordinate the development of standardized and simplified business processes within the gas business which will see to replace legacy IT systems with modern technology solutions to drive the performance of how we serve our customers. The role is an intense development opportunity for recent college graduates. Involvement in the program is designed to assist and support graduates in developing as leaders, increasing the business talents and skills within National Grid.

Graduates will gain opportunities to develop a range of critical skills including:

Project Management Agile Development Process and Performance Excellence Business Case Development Benefits tracking Reporting and Analytics The selected graduates will be working closely with the gas business which includes but not limited to:

Project Management: Graduates can be expected to participate in supporting the PMO team to ensure the governance of the program workflow consistently meets its target, budget and expected deliverables. Technology Development: Graduates can be expected to assist in preparing field trials for new technologies by monitoring and documenting benefits, risks and cost of the new technology. Process Improvement: Graduates can be expected to provide support in gathering critical data for analysis and risk assessment in building and creating “future state” conditions for the gas business. Furthermore, graduates will participate in workshops and field trials to assess and document changes. Change Management: Graduates will contribute to the roll out plans to ensure successful implementation of the new process and technologies simultaneously ensuring the proper documentation are created as future resource and material. Analytics: Graduates are expected to support the program by creating metrics, reporting and variety of tracking tools to ensure consistent monitoring of the progress of the plan. Work with key business stakeholders to develop and gain alignment on positions in support of Gas Enablement plan.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree An aptitude for strategic thinking and analytical skills required, understanding of corporate finance, strategic and business planning desired. Excellent communication (written, verbal, presentation) skills and ability to influence in a positive manner are necessary for success in this role. Ability to appropriately tailor communication styles (both verbal and written) to convey complex/ambiguous concepts to a wide range of audiences. Ability to influence decision-making is critical to bringing complex issues to successful conclusion. Comfortable working in a matrix organization and effectively engaging with multiple stakeholders at various levels in the organization. Experience and understanding of the US energy (electricity and natural gas) sector, regulatory/technology/business issues impacting the industry and future trends is highly desirable. Strong team player – the Gas Enablement team is a small, specialized team that shares resources across projects. Ability to build relationships within all levels of the organization. Collaborative consultative style. Inherent sense of balance between strategic thinking and pragmatic business decision making. Drive for continuous development, both personally and as a key team member. Experience in a Finance/Accounting environment is a plus. Work inependently with little or no supervision. Energetic and enthusiastic ambassador of the National Grid brand. Strong communication, interpersonal, and client management skills. Ability to assemble and handle highly confidential and sensitive information with discretion. Ability to work collaboratively, think strategically and identify creative solutions. Proficient computer skills with MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. 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 : Gas Enablement Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Gas Enablement Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Aug 2, 2017, 8:58:17 AM Unposting Date : Sep 1, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

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