US Program Delivery Director - IS

National Grid (https:\\


  full-time   employee

United States

National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world - covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK.
We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society, delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future. Every day we work with stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.

About the Position:
Direct the management of a number of programs from initiation to completion that delivers business change and subsequent benefits. Achieved by leveraging the range of resources and experience across the full IS function while influencing key stakeholders to achieve successful delivery. Will also act as the Program Director for larger programs in hands on manner.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Successfully shape and deliver a range of complex and challenging programs to deliver business value
Introduce and embed a culture of commercial rigour to the team
Ensure the rationale for all projects is underpinned by a strong business case which is transparent to the programme sponsor within the business and maximises National Grids investment in technology.
Ensure that the value of each programme is evident using business models
Directing programs within a business function utilising all available resources and relationships
Managing dependencies, risks, plans, costs and resourcing needs across multiple programs
Ensures that the Program offers a range of options and implements a change which achieves the objectives that have been set and that the business benefits are realise
Initiates formal reviews of the Program and its achievements
Engage and influence stakeholders
Introduce best practice programme and project management principles and ensure these are adhered to. Operate as a role model for Valued Business Partner, championing similar behaviours across IS
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Extensive experience at successfully delivering challenging and complextechnology programs/ business change involving working with globally based employees and development partners
Has the ability to influence and manage senior stakeholders at Director/EVP level.
Has proven leadership, relationship, communication and presentation skills
A good knowledge of the business and IS strategy and drivers.
Understands National Grids policies, management structures and reporting procedures for all aspects of the Program?s environment. Demonstrate the Valued Business Partner capabilities and behaviours in all interactions with IS Colleagues, vendors and business stakeholders.
Qualifications Required:
BS and educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Confirmation of successfully leading large scale programs and managing portfolios of projects and programs.
Proven record of working in the Infrastructure space
Job Dimensions:
Manage internal and external delivery resources ranging from analysts to Director level professionals.
Main Interfaces:
Service Strategy ? future project requirements and priorities
Vendor Partners, Delivery Team Members, Relationship Managers, Service Managers, and Architects, Corporate/US IS

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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Job Posting
:Mar 1, 2018, 2:57:09 PM
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