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Job ID 21978 Location Hicksville, New York Organization Business Change and Project Management Department Networks Portfolio Delivery US

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 Project Analyst is an integral member of the Infrastructure Solution Delivery (ISD) team and is responsible for assisting in the coordination of various activities associated with the Agile Release Train assigned to the team. Their principle responsibility is to support the Release Train to ensure that the work delivers to time, cost and quality standards. They are an expert in National Grid PPM frameworks and provide guidance and support to the project to ensure that they are compliant, creating action plans and escalating non-compliance if required. As examples, responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:  

  1. Owning and tracking all Release Train Finances including entering and maintaining forecasts and accruals. 

  1. Tracking of various aspects of project development and execution. 

  1. Act as a ‘critical friend,’ ensuring that the project is compliant with National Grid frameworks & policies 

  1. Assist in the development of key project related deliverables assigned by the Release Train Engineer. 

  1. Perform logistical support to the Agile Release Train. 

  1. Develop other project related processes and artefacts assigned by the project manager  

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that the Release Train work complies to National Grid frameworks and policies, providing support and guidance to the team as required 
  • Responsible for internal project audits to check that all relevant project artefacts/documentation are in place, ensuring that the project is always ‘audit ready’  
  • Supports all external audits as required 
  • Escalate non-compliance to the Release Train Engineer in the first instance, then the Portfolio Director if required 
  • Owning the monthly financial process, ensuring that forecasts are accurate, and monthly finance deadlines are adhered to 
  • Monitoring project progress to ensure it remains within sanctioned tolerance for time and cost 
  • Assist in the development of work status or steering committee material 
  • Supporting governance activities, including setting project cadence for meetings and reporting for the project 
  • Has in depth knowledge of the delivery framework, governance & structure of agile & waterfall projects, providing guidance to other members of the project team 
  • Assisting with setting up / maintaining the project plan and RAID log or Benefits Log for Agile Projects in Microsoft Project Online 
  • Provide a central point of accountability for coordinating and processing invoices  
  • Effectively and accurately supporting communication of relevant information to the Release Train and external parties 
  • Schedule/coordinate Release Train activities to include meetings, teleconferences, videoconferences, etc.  
  • Participate in both internal and external meetings, keeping accurate notes and distributing meeting minutes as appropriate 
  • Assist in tracking development, approval and processing for all Statement of Works, Supplier Quote Requests, hardware orders, and others. 

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree or higher qualification in related subject.
  • Expereince in internal project audits.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex business and technical matters effectively at all levels.
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to own and track all Release Train Finances including entering and maintaining forecasts and accruals. 
  • Expereince tracking of various aspects of project development and execution. 
  • Ability to ensure that the project is compliant with National Grid frameworks & policies.
  • Able to assist in the development of key project related deliverables assigned by the Release Train Engineer. 
  • Ability to perform logistical support to the Agile Release Train. 
  • Ability to perform adhoc duties as needed.

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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