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Gas & Electric City/State Program Manager, Resource Planning

National Grid

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the Position :
The Program Manager is responsible for the operational efficiency and excellence of select portfolios of work with the Electric and Gas Distribution Processes. As the Gas and Electric Program Manager for City and State Construction projects, you will provide program management of this portfolio in order to ensure the work is delivered on time and mandated targets are met. The Program Manager builds internal and external relationships by serving as the company’s main representative to the State to improve customer satisfaction while providing visibility to the work plans. The Program Manager enables the cost effective planning and delivery of Electric and Gas Distribution projects to achieve overall portfolio performance targets in the New England jurisdictions.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Build and maintain a rolling two year work plan in Primavera 6.

Manage current year work plan and implement resource strategies to meet regulatory, budgetary, and jurisdictional goals for New England distribution electric and gas portfolio.

Promote teamwork and collaboration within Resource Planning and internal stakeholders.

Effectively support other Program Managers and PEX initiatives as required.

Track, report, and forecast project financials and milestones each month.

Keep internal and external departments informed of project requirements and schedules using appropriate communication methods

Identify risks to project delivery including major permit issues or restrictions, logistical problems, cost constraints or contractual problems and recommend appropriate action.

Negotiate cost allocation and contract terms between municipal authorities, National Grid, and other utilities as appropriate to support the delivery of City/State projects.

Prepare required documentation, forms, and reports relating to all activities between municipal authorities and National Grid on assigned projects.

Challenge existing processes and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies for the business.

Monitor and support the billing process.

Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree; Engineering or Business Management discipline preferred

Project Management experience preferred.

Proficient in project and work management software
Familiar with distribution line engineering, design, permitting, construction, and closeout activities

Knowledge of National Grid’s business operations, company policies and practices Understanding of jurisdictional process and regulations. Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously
Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

Demonstrate sound judgment to independently solve problems and resolve conflicts
Ability to travel to the assigned division(s) as required.
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 : Resource Planning Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Resource Planning Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Mar 13, 2017, 12:45:07 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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