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Resource Coordinator(Assoc/Senior)

National Grid

Worcester, MA
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Description: Description About the Position: Produce the most efficient, cost effective and leveled work resource plan for National Grid based on workforce availability, performance, geographic optimization and schedule flexibility. Position Responsibilties: Monitor monthly resource levels, resource predictions, performance and plan progress in order to enable analysis of key themes and trends. Produce high level and detailed forecasting models and work schedules to support senior management in defining resource planning strategies. Promote and implement procedural best practice in resource management in order to ensure all working practice (and where relevant, health and safety standards) are compliant with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements. Manage the day to day relationship with contractors and other 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. Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice drive consistency in resource planning and ensure timely delivery of projects. Develop and maintain systems, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance resource efficiency and operability. Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within resource management. Manage, balance and coordinate external and internal resources in order to optimize short and long term resource needs and deliver against agreed program of work. Act as the primary point of contact, providing advice guidance and support to relevant third parties in order to ensure everyone is informed and aware of changes to contracts, schedules and decisions taken. Monitor and review divisional I&M plans to ensure all activities are progressing as required. Support divisional reliability activities by making sure all activities are scheduled and progressed. Monitor and review work undertaken by project team in order to ensure appropriate use of materials, tools, equipment or resources and adherence to schedules. Develop relationships with key stakeholders in order to fully explain and support the implementation of National Grid policies and processes. Qualifications
Knowledge & Experience Requirements:
· A general educational background in a related area or knowledge equivalent to that acquired through completion of a two year technical school plus additional specialized training with 3-5 years qualifying experience.*

· Typically role requires a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in the utility industry.

· Knowledge and experience of scheduling, operations, project and program management is preferred. *

· Knowledge and understanding of National Grid's policies and practices and how to apply them effectively.

· Knowledge and understanding of relevant industry practice and legislation.

· Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office, GIS, Ischeduler, STORMS.

· Working towards project management certification is a plus.

· Ability to work off-hours and sometimes requiring travel outside the division for emergency assignments.
This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; 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 : Maint & Construction Primary Location : MA-Worcester Organisation : Maint & Construction Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Aug 7, 2017, 9:40:13 AM Unposting Date : Aug 31, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

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