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Graduate Development Program, Associate Analyst, Digital Project Management

Waltham, Massachusetts; Brooklyn, New York; Syracuse, New York

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Overview

Our IT ambition is to be recognized for ‘Transforming National Grid into the leader of the digital energy future’. Market innovation will drive the digital utility. We plan to enhance our IT offerings, mature the way we interact with our business partners, and transform the culture of our teams. Culturally, we will be placing a stronger emphasis on designing systems around the end user. We are establishing an operating model based on accountability and empowering our workforce to share ideas and drive continuous improvement. There will be clear career options within the company, both management and technical. We are focusing on enhancing and investing in both leadership capability and developing necessary technical expertise.

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Job Description

Graduate Development Program, Associate Analyst, Digital Project Management

Organization Information Technology Department 2620-Global CIO

As part of National Grid’s continued commitment to safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason can request a reasonable accommodation.

About Us

The world of energy is changing faster than ever. At National Grid, the work you do will touch lives and shape the way we use and consume energy for generations to come. Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. 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. We’re planning, innovating, and working to be as vital and relevant as ever before for our customers and communities.  Join us and be at the heart of clean energy transition. 

About the Graduate Development Program

National Grid’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates are the future of National Grid. Bringing fresh thinking, new perspectives, and enthusiasm to our team, we’ll give you real responsibility and an opportunity to make an impact from day one – putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands. 

Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 4-week in-person Orientation which gives you exposure to all parts of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US. Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position and take part ongoing development activities through your first year including monthly development sessions, active mentorship, and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. 

Information Technology and Digital Graduate Rotations

Advancing our Technology capabilities are vital to National Grid’s ability to realize our vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future.  IT & Digital seeks to attract and develop high potential recruits, to enable the clean energy transition for all, deliver for our customers efficiently and ensure we maintain resilient, secure and compliant technology solutions. Our student programs help you develop technical and leadership skills and build core competencies that will shape the future of how National Grid leverages technology. This position gives you the opportunity to participate in our IT Graduate Development Rotational Program, an 18-month experience consisting of three 6-month rotations in varying IT departments.  Your first rotation will be in the role outlined below and you will return to this role following two broadening 6-month rotations where your knowledge of IT at National Grid will be expanded. 

About the Position

As an Associate Analyst, you will support key Digital Project Management activities across Supply Chain, Finance, and Human Resources. Activities would include metrics reporting, leading projects, and leveraging data analytics to deliver on project outcomes.

This is a hybrid role that is mostly remote with as needed in-office meetings, trainings, and teambuilding.

What You'll Do

You will:

  • Review and improve end to end processes in areas such as Supply Chain Management, Finance, and Join to Leave (Human Resources) to improve employee and customer experience.
  • Provide project reporting and Data Analytics insights leveraging Tableau or PowerBi.
  • Lead small Scrum/Agile Project teams leveraging Six Sigma, Agile, Safe ways of working.
  • Support the deployment of new features and capabilities of industry leading technology solutions.
  • Provide consultation with a range of solution options to achieve set objectives and realize business benefits via project execution.

What You'll Need

  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly and is effective in all manner of presentation settings (i.e. one to one, groups, peers and leadership).
  • Possess strong problem solving, communication skills (both oral & written).
  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Access and other business software
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and able to take initiative
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution    
  • Graduated between May 2022 and June 2023   
  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program May 30, 2023 or June 26, 2023   
  • Valid US driver’s license   
  • Proven leadership experience    
  • Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (such as sponsorship for an H-1B, TN, O, L, STEM OPT, or other employment-based work authorization) 

It would be awesome if you had

  • Experience with PowerBi, Tableau, Python, or other data analytics tools.
  • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills with colleagues, partners, vendors, and project sponsors.
  • Ability to work well with several individuals/teams/projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to operate effectively even with only high-level direction.

Salary

Waltham, MA $60,000 - $74,000 a year

Syracuse, NY  $54,000 - $63,000 a year

Brooklyn, NY $64,000 - $75,000 a year

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. 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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Our culture

  • A culture of inclusivity where the best ideas can come from anywhere.
  • A belief that we do our best work when we all work together.
  • An understanding that to engineer the future, you have to think out of the box.

Rewards

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k)

  • Continuing education

  • Paid time off

  • Employee assistance (EAP)

  • Health & wellness

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