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Process Automation Analyst

Waltham, Massachusetts

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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

Process Automation Analyst

Organization Information Technology Department IT Global PMO

About us

Come be a part of driving National Grid’s digital transformation!  We are digital creators, continuous learners and daring innovators.We leverage digital innovative ways to create products and catalyze the transformation of National Grid's business units into more agile and digitally native organizations in our shared purpose of bringing energy to life. We need you

At National Grid, we keep the lights on and homes warm.  But it’s so much more than that.  We keep people connected and society moving.  This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us.  But National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen.  As we generate momentum in the energy transition for all, we don’t plan on leaving any of our customers in the dark.  So, join us and help bring energy to life.

Job Purpose

The Product Office & Digital Acceleration team is working to align our IT processes and tools to our Product Operating Model and Digital ways of working across both US and UK delivery regions. We are looking for an individual with a track record of implementing process improvements within an IT environment.  This role is a great opportunity if you are interested in leadership.  YOU will help drive improvement initiatives for National Grid Global IT Processes. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Working closely with our key stakeholders to develop streamlined processes that enable our Agile delivery journey and maintains an appropriate level of governance and clarity of reporting in a regulated utility.
  • Utilize Lean, or Lean Six Sigma tools and metrics to evaluate performance of IT processes, identify pain points and work with key stakeholders to build and execute improvement solution including digital automation.
  • To elicit requirements and drive process change and using staff interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions, business analysis and workflow analysis
  • Develop strong working relationships with the Global IT teams to be able to influence data driven decision making and build consensus on the need for change
  • To identify trends and process variations as part of establishing a continuous improvement monitoring system
  • To complete post implementation reviews to ensure successful change has been achieved and to ensure that improvements can be sustained

Qualifications

  • Experience in all aspects of the process improvement lifecycle (problem ID, value stream mapping, gap analysis, streamlined solutions, implementation, measurement)
  • Process Automation tools (MS Flow, SP, Automate, IBM Blue Prism, etc)  
  • Agile methodology experience 
  • Experience of developing process metrics and their visual presentation to senior stakeholders
  • Root cause analysis and seeking solutions to emerging themes around gaps in performance
  • Lean Six Sigma or LCS certification (Green Belt/1C) - nice to have 

More Information

Interested?  Let's chat!  reach out to me at tiffany.flesness@nationalgrid.com 

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Success Profile

What makes you a successful Information Technology team player at National Grid? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Strategic
  • Inventive
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Results-driven
  • Leadership
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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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