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Project Manager, IS Projects
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 projects from initiation to completion delivering business change and benefits utilizing a fully resourced portfolio plan for the solution delivery centers and partners.

Key Accountabilities

* Provide leadership and direction to projects utilizing their project management skills, and subject matter expertise in a given business area.
* Manage any critical dependencies, risks, plans, costs and resourcing projects across interlinked projects within a multi-supplier eco-system throughout the project lifecycle.
* Make use of full methodology and techniques autonomously for self and advise others on appropriate approach.
* Create project schedules to identify ownership and track completion of individual tasks, enforcing deadlines in response to client requirements and success metrics.
* Identify resource constraints and work with personnel managers on creative solution to resolve project-related issues.
* Ensure all projects are properly estimated and costed.
* Ensure the investment proposals are deliverable.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

* Maintain relationships with stakeholders internally and externally to National Grid.
* Has proven leadership, relationship, communication and presentation skills.
* Good customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.


* Degree-level qualification in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
* Relevant industry certification (e.g. Prince 2, PMI) desirable
* 3 - 5 years of professional experience demonstrating responsibility for participating in and/or managing large scale software development projects 1 - 3 years of experience in managing projects using both waterfall and agile methodology and oversight to external vendors
* Experience building and managing a project schedule in Microsoft Project or similar project management tool utilizing data-based decision making (GANTT charts, etc.)

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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