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National Grid Senior Analyst, Electrical Planning and Design in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us National Grid is hiring a Senior Analyst for our Electric Planning and Design 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 This position will provide analytical support service to the department such as gathering and analyzing data and producing reports and documentation in order to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision making for the department. ## Key Accountabilities · Maintain purchase orders and process shopping carts for contracted engineering services · Facilitate the Gate B (Engineering milestone gate in the Network Development) process with coordination with multiple departments. · Analyze information from the completed scope documents and extract relevant information that is required for Gate B material. · Prepare Gate B documentation (Project Book, Checklist, Schedule, Spend Profiles and Presentation slides using Power Point) · Assist the Lead Analyst to provide support on performance metrics, Gate B process and various tasks that’s common for both NY & NE · Assist to track department deliverables and milestones · Maintain department SharePoint site and make updates as necessary · Maintain and coordinate department Hub ## Qualifications · Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience OR an Associate’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or similar discipline with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience. · Understanding of project management techniques and methods. · Proven analytical skills and the ability to work independently or in groups to achieve objectives. · Ability to research, compile, coordinate, schedule, review, document, organize and verify data and conduct independent analysis to identify inconsistencies. · Ability to produce relevant reports from department data. · Proficient organizational skills to be able to manage multiple priorities. · Must be detail oriented with demonstrated ability to review accuracy of own work to ensure all details are completed. · Proficient in relevant software (i.e. Excel, Word, SAP) and query tools (i.e. SAP, Business Objects). · Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally to the organization. · Must have a valid driver’s license. ## 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. As an Associate Control Center Operator, you will be required to successfully pass the Electric Distribution Control Center Training Program, including the assessments and/or tests that are administered. Progression is required through all training levels. Please be advised that unsuccessful completion or failure of the required program including the tests may lead to disqualification and separation. 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.