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Value 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

Value Analyst

Organization Information Technology Department TO Program Assurance

About us

National Grid is hiring for a Value Analyst,for our TDA (Transformation and Digital Adoption) department in Waltham, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. 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. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

In an effort to ensure the success of new transformation initiatives, National Grid is building a team, the Results Management Office (RMO), to work with business units to assess the quantified value and ROI of business cases and track the delivery of expected business benefits and outcomes from transformation programs.

This team will play a critical role in helping the organization quantify the value of the business’ strategic objectives delivered through transformation programs. They will identify business outcomes and solution strategies, as well as assess the current state of value and envision how programs will impact the future state. The RMO will analyze business cases in order to provide recommendations on the initiation of programs and on the suspension/cancellation of in-flight programs that are in need of remediation interventions.

The Value Analyst will support the RMO Lead in quantifying the value of the business’ strategic objectives delivered through transformation programs by identifying and tracking relevant costs, benefits, and outcomes. They will help develop thorough and complete business cases and will track progress against specific and measurable milestones for transformation programs. Additionally, the Value Analyst will help identify any risks or issues that may arise throughout the deployment of transformation programs.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support RMO Lead in advising and educating stakeholders on the business case process
  • Assist in developing transformation business cases for prospects
  • Utilize business case management software, programs, and tools to consistently quantify and track the progress and outcomes of Transformation programs
  • Assess and quantify costs, financial benefits, and benefits based on timing, business model impact, complexity to implement, and business risk
  • Conduct regular risk assessments, identify issues, and ensure mitigation activities are initiated at the appropriate time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a quantitative field (e.g. computer science, engineering, operations research, quantitative analysis, mathematics or similar field)
  • US [8-10+ years’ experience with business case development, writing, and review for large and complex projects]
  • UK [This individual has previously held a manager-level position in a business case development role]
  • Highly skilled with assurance tracking and reporting
  • Considerable experience with business case development and results tracking in complex, international organizations
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent is desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programs, Management of Risk, Management of Portfolios, APM, PMI, Agile Scrum Techniques is desirable

More Information

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. Internal 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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  • 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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