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Graduate Development Program, Associate Analyst, Regulatory and Customer Strategy Apply Now

Job ID 7868 Location Waltham, Massachusetts Organization Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Department RETAIL REGULATORY STRATEGY
About us

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.

Job Purpose

To support the Regulatory & Customer Strategy team, helping develop new utility business models and regulatory frameworks. This position combines: analytical and quantitative analysis; customer, regulatory, market, and policy research; extensive written communication; cross-functional collaboration within National Grid; and engagement with peer utilities and other stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities
  • Conduct quantitative analyses to address emerging questions that may include diverse topic areas such as time-varying rate design and customer response, value of distributed energy resources, cost estimates for new and existing policies, and financial impacts of performance-based incentives for utilities.
  • Analyze positions of external stakeholders, including regulators, technology providers, and environmental and other public interest advocates.
  • Provide high-quality written communication for senior leadership (e.g., presentations, memos) and for external stakeholders (e.g., regulatory testimony and other filings).
  • Provide detailed policy analysis and positions to guide internal deliberations and for education and outreach with external stakeholders.
  • Provide input to strategies for new regulatory frameworks and utility business models, such as performance-based regulation and advanced rate design.
  • 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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