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National Grid Exec Asst to Band B in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

National Grid is hiring a Executive Assistant for our Gas System Engineering 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

To provide comprehensive, executive level, administrative support to the Band B as well as assisting with special projects and day-to-day activities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Effectively manage the Band B's calendar for meetings, workshops and appointments, handle and direct phone calls, and plan and coordinate travel arrangements.

  • Coordinate complex executive meetings with internal and external resources.

  • Carry out specific tasks in line with clear procedures and working practices to support Band B in everyday work and ensure compliance to policies and procedures.

  • Manage a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks, including drafting routine correspondence and organizing/maintaining files.

  • Attend meetings and provide secretarial duties, including typing presentations.

  • Develop systems and processes within own area and deal with bespoke data requests, interpreting data provided.

  • Collect data using a variety of standards and input into standard formats; interpret and organize information to produce accurate reports for use by others.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and client management skills.

  • Ability to manage and influence key stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree desired.

  • A minimum of 5 years experience supporting a senior level executive

  • Proficient computer skills with MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

  • Understanding of specialized processes or systems in the supported areas

  • Business/technical knowledge, covering multiple areas gained from experience

  • Valid driver’s license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid’s Safe Driver policy.

More Information

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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