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Lead Project Manager
Waltham, MA

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Job Description

About us

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 manage the day to day activities related to delivering high quality, timely IT solutions to support our business, to develop project plans and timelines, and manage the project activities through delivery and implementation.

Key Accountabilities

* To work with the business to develop scope and estimates, develop project plans and timelines, and manage the project activities through delivery and implementation.
* To create the project schedule and managing the plan, dependencies, risks, costs and resource allocation.
* To ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
* To resolve resourcing and asset conflicts using prioritization and negotiation.
* To manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

* Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external customers at all organizational levels.
* Demonstrated customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
* A collaborative style that emphasizes teamwork, values the contributions of each team member, and encourages participation in achieving results for the organization and its customers.


* BS in a relevant discipline or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
* 5-10 years of professional experience demonstrating responsibility for participating in and/or managing large scale software development projects
* 7 years of project/program management or project leadership experience

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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