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Graduate Development Program, Associate Analyst, Planning Strategy (US Procurement) Apply Now

Job ID 8029 Location Waltham, Massachusetts Organization Procurement and Contract Management Department BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
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 start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 8-week Orientation which gives you exposure to all part 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. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through quarterly development session and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. You will meet amazing individuals, both within our organization and local communities and will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and insight to help you start and progress in your career.

About the Position

National Grid’s Procurement organization is a global organization with teams located in both the US and UK.  The position will work in close coordination with our Global Planning team and will support the broader Global Procurement organization.  The position will engage in detailed analysis of data maintained within our global systems and support the development and publishing of performance dashboards, KPIs, and executive reporting to a wide and diverse audience. 

Key Accountabilities

Data Analysis:

  • Analyze complex data sets and provide meaningful summaries to drive support decisions
  • Extract and analyse datafrom internal systems to support performance reporting and monitoring
  • Perform deep dive analysis of data for root cause and problem resolution
  • Evaluate and summarize data into quantifiable measurements/KPIs with corresponding trending and reporting

Performance & Program Management: 

  • Monitor performance metrics and track against targets
  • Support projects to drive value and support delivery of documented results
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Graduated between May 2019 and May 2020
  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 1, 2020 or June 22, 2020
  • Valid driver’s license with safe driving history
  • 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

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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