Manager, Resource Planning - Long Island

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

About the Position:
Plans, manages and implements gas asset management investment strategy in order to fully achieve all budget, portfolio goals and strategic objectives through collaboration with functional groups, providing exceptional direction and guidance to stakeholders, affording full visibility of the plan and progress against plan to all levels and facilitating timely intervention to enable optimal budgetary, resource and asset decisions in support of our customers.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Accountable for the end to end delivery of the annual work plan in an efficient and budget conscience manner that is in line with mandated requirements
Accountable for the delivery of accurate and timely monthly portfolio forecasts that are in line with project schedules and costs
Identifies and assigns the appropriate resource pool (internal or external) that will execute the work plan and make early recommendations on mismatches between resource availability and work load.
Collaborate with Finance, Project Management and Asset Management to compile appropriate project information for review and assessment to enable corrective action to be taken to correct the plan to the budget.
Delivers metrics and reporting capabilities to clearly demonstrate project and program status.
Develop and report on unit of work metrics – by resource type and activity.
Ensure performance of field forces completion of standard work.
Drive standardization of processes and approaches of reporting operational activities.
Manage the development and implementation of cost effective processes and solutions to meet business requirements ensuring existing and potential technology investments are exploited to their full extent.
Provide professional, high quality and reliable service, delivered in a consistent way using efficient processes with a ‘local feel’ that permeates to and from the field.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders.
Lead specific governance groups with regards to work and resource planning progress and achievement of goals.
Consistently demonstrate support for the National Grid core values.
Ensure all team members receive appropriate communications, clear objectives, training, coaching and development, motivation, regular performance feedback and recognition of achievements.
Actively develop own skill set to achieve a full match with the target competencies for this role and for continuing professional development.
Actively support and implement initiatives which support Inclusion & Diversity.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree is required preferably in an analytical discipline with a minimum of 5 years leadership experience including experience as a program manager / portfolio management, preferably within the utilities industry.
Experience with project/program forecasting
Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
Knowledge of National Grid’s business operations, company policies and practices.
Experience of managing the work of multi-functional or diverse teams, demonstrates taking specific actions to enable the team to function efficiently and effectively.
Excellent working knowledge and experience in program management principles, tools and techniques.
A Proven track record of actively building and maintaining a network of relationships, both internal and external to the organization.

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.
:Resource Planning
Primary Location
:Resource Planning
Job Posting
:Sep 19, 2016, 11:00:00 PM
Unposting Date
:Nov 30, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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