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Graduate Development Program, Associate Data Analyst, Electric Work Order Controls Apply Now

Job ID 14346 Location Waltham, Massachusetts Organization Data Analysis and Analytics Department Electric Work Order Controls
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. National Grid is aiming for an in-person GDP experience for Summer 2021. However, we will continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and will shift to a virtual program if necessary, in order to honor our commitment to our young talent pipeline.

Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through frequent development sessions 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

Provide analytical and decision-making support within the Work Order Controls team, ensuring the timely and controlled progression of the electric functions’ work order lifecycle.  As an Associate Analyst within Investment Strategy you will provide reporting and advanced analytics that monitor, measure, and manage work orders, plus provide guidance for Management action.  At the higher levels this role will develop and implement corrective measures and procedures within Work Order Controls to improve the working of National Grid.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide reporting and analytics needed to effectively communicate electric work order lifecycle and data quality aspects to various stakeholder groups.
  • Support the cadence of reporting needed to effectively communicate findings and actions required.  Report on effectiveness of corrective actions taken by the business.
  • Support adherence to the controls-based framework related to work orders and overall financial results.
  • Develop and implement corrective measures that enhance and improve the work order lifecycle timeliness to closeout with high quality of financial results.
  • Support development and enhancement of policies, procedures, and job aids that provide the foundation of the work order lifecycle controls framework.
  • Research and analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources in order to identify how different scenarios may impact upon the business.
  • Develop expertise and relationships that contribute to the identification and formulation of objectives specific to Work Order Controls in order to drive change and innovation within National Grid.
  • Maintain a continuous improvement approach.  Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies.
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate key messages to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to manage change, transformation and engagement, working with and through others to influence and support new ways of working.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution  

  • Graduated between May 2020 and June 2021 

  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 1, 2021 or June 21, 2021 

  • Valid driver’s license 

  • Proven leadership experience  

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills 

  • 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  

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