National Grid VP, Business Design and Readiness in Waltham, Massachusetts

*Duties: *

Supporting the transformation of National Grid's U.S. gas business through project and process management, including developing and designing how the business should best operate under its new processes and with its new systems; Designing, delivering and executing the ‘To Be' US Gas Distribution operating model within the Jurisdictional Operating Model; Developing and implementing a change program to deliver the process, system and cultural changes that are desired to be implemented as part of the project; Overseeing a budget in excess of $50 million and implementing processes to improve capital efficiency and reduce operating expenses; Manage the relationship with and performance of the delivery partners; Work closely with the other program leads to ensure successful delivery; Interact with senior executives and prepare reports to address executives' informational needs; Coordinate with internal (e.g., Gas Business, Jurisdictions, IS, HR, Regulatory) and external (e.g. consultancies) project stakeholders; Support the implementation of National Grid's Project Golden Rules, and will transparently escalate issues and risks; and Contribute content to executive presentations, including the Steering Committee, US Executive Committee, Group Executive Committee and PLC Board.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (any) (or foreign equivalent degree) plus 8 years related engineering program and project management experience in the energy industry; including 4 years of experience leading transformational change programs; designing, delivering and executing strategic energy initiatives; implementing capital processes to improve capital efficiency, ensure the accuracy of forecast and reduce costs; and managing a budget in excess of $50 million. Position requires 20 – 30% domestic travel and 10% international travel. Background checks may apply.

*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 *

Job: *Gas Enablement

Organization: *Gas Enablement

Title: VP, Business Design and Readiness

Location: MA-Waltham

Requisition ID: 20172868