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Senior Analyst, Capital Post Contract Management Apply Now

Job ID 17110 Location Brooklyn, New York Organization Procurement and Contract Management Department Gas Contracts NY and NE

About us

National Grid is hiring a Senior Analyst, Capital Post Contract Management for our Waltham, MAlocation.

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

To support with the contractual interface and to manage contractor performance across the contractor portfolio.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contract Implementation
  • Participate in Contract Orientations
  • Help train stakeholders on all aspects of the contract management process
  • Become the expert in the contract created by the procurement
  • Contract Management
  • Ensure highest level of safety, performance, and regulatory compliance by the contractors, while maximizing value throughout via overall management of contract
  • Manage interface between contractor, business owner(s), and internal NG key stakeholders. Provide contract interpretations, resolutions to issues with contractor base, and conduit to escalation process
  • Manage process for agreed to periodic reviews and pricing changes.  Create and present rationale for pricing changes to leadership, negotiate with contractor and business customers/stakeholders, assure timely implementation
  • Improve the effectiveness of cost assurance and risk management by identifying and implementing opportunities to further embed cost assurance activities within delivery units
  • Collaborate with the procurement team and maintain the key contractual documents including but not limited to the Contract Specification, Unit Library, Material Library
  • Develop agenda, coordinate and facilitate monthly, annual, bi-annual and otherperformance and management meetings
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and value for money within the delivery of contracted construction services/resources, thru challenge to current methods and development of new adaptations of costing and cost control
  • Drive best practice sharing through promoting areas of learning across Capital Delivery
  • Spend time in the field to better understand the work and expand networ
  • Work with other departments to align contract management process and drive best practice sharing through promoting areas of learning across Capital Delivery
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Consistent and active communication with vendors throughout all levels of the organization
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with all internal and external stakeholders by serving as a single point of contact for contractual matters
  • Issue resolution – routinely field calls/emails from contractors and internal stakeholders on a variety of issues. Understand and document issues, talk with all applicable parties, organize ideas and make recommendation on optimal solution, propose and gain buy-in on solution, and update documents as required
  • Reporting / Audits
  • Ensure contract adherence through completing audits to ensure accuracy
  • Develop reports to aid in management of contracts

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven contribution to project and team membership and leadership.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, preferably in construction contract management.Experience in thew utility sector is a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are a plus.
Ability to lead teams with varying goals, public speaking and presentations.
Adept in interpreting contract terms, negotiating, and managing contractors to the terms.
High level competencies in problem solving, conflict resolution, analytics, and influencing to achieve positive outcomes that meet objectives.
Strong background in Contract Management and/or Construction is a plus.
Excellent written & verbal communication – responsible for changing contract documents, developing communications and presentations.
Stakeholder Management –will be expected to maintain a relationship with all National Grid & Contractor stakeholders.

Valid Driver's license required.

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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