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Job ID 14697 Location Beverly, Massachusetts Organization Work Scheduling and Dispatch Department Gas Scheduling and Coordination MA North
About us

National Grid is hiring a Senior Planner for our Portfolio Planning department in Beverly, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there

when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The

pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in

an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery

today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

Manage and coordinate multiple field location work plans and activities ensuring regulatory, budget, work performance, productivity, and customer expectations are realized. 

Schedule, execute and model program work plans as prescribed by Gas Resource Planning to support the overall delivery of the Capex and OpEx work plans.

Key Accountabilities

Manage, balance and coordinate external and internal resources to optimize short and long-term resource needs to achieve the work plan and deliver against agreed programs of work.
Promote and implement procedural best practice to execute the annual Capex and Opex plans, and ensure all working practice (and where relevant, health and safety standards) are compliant with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements.        
Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek better ways of performing work in order to drive greater efficiencies.
Keep up to date with regulatory developments within energy industry in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for National Grid. 
Provide technical guidance, support and coaching to others in order to share knowledge and develop technical understanding within discipline.
Report and monitor monthly resource levels and resource predictions to Resource Planning for measurement of performance to plan progress in order to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
Promote and implement procedural best practice within Gas Maintenance & Construction in order to execute the annual CapEx and Opex work plans and to ensure all working practices are compliant with company policies and regulatory requirements.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stake holders in order to share best practices, drive consistency in resource planning and ensure timely delivery of projects.
Communicate with Dispatch, Field Ops, and CMS supervisors to ensure resource information is accurate for all field resources

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent work experience. Typically, the role requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Proficient in relevant software e.g. SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of natural gas system operations.
  • Knowledge of National Grid's policies and processes and how to apply them effectively.
  • Experience of managing project teams and projects independently.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across

bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring

and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against

the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that 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.

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