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Job ID 19383 Location Brooklyn, New York Organization Business Change and Project Management Department Business Planning Development & Process

About us

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

The Director of Strategic Planning (not part of the PMO team) will play a crucial leadership role within National Grid New York's Strategic Planning Team, working closely with the Senior Leadership across the business to help define and shape the strategic plan. Develop and manage the strategic plan and the strategic initiative portfolio; manage change for National Grid New York; provide business strategy and staff support to National Grid NY President.

Key Accountabilities

  • Influence senior decision makers within the business at both corporate and business unit levels to ensure that the company makes the best possible strategic choices through fully understanding the range of possible outcomes and potential risks.
  • Set strategic priorities and targets for National Grid NY and develop plan to achieve priorities.
  • Align with National Grid’s strategic priorities and support the Group strategic planning process.
  • Manage National Grid NY’s strategic initiative portfolio and provide governance at Strategy Execution Committee.
  • Manage change for National Grid NY employees.
  • Lead near-term business strategy for National Grid NY providing strategy support to the President.
  • Support National Grid NY President on providing updates to National Grid board.
  • Provide internal & external presentation support for National Grid NY President.
  • Conduct strategy signposting for National Grid NY.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Clearly articulate critical strategic messages to all levels of the organization.
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity and make lasting change in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to motivate, counsel, coach, and develop direct reports and others.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • MBA is not required but strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of utility industry experience required
  • Significant experience in strategy/finance/planning roles required

More Information

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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