UK Change Portfolio Manager - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

CV34 6DA
United Kingdom

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £65,000 – £85,000 dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a company car or allowance, a bonus of up to 20% of your salary for stretch performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, a salary sacrifice technology scheme, support via the employee assistance line and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us

We’ve connected millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use since 1990. But the world has grown, becoming more urban, complex and connected than ever before. So we’ve changed too. We know we can’t stand still or be complacent, so we’re planning, innovating and working to remain as vital and relevant as ever before. Join us and you’ll help us build the energy systems of tomorrow. Join us and be at the heart of energy.

About the role

To prioritise change projects and programmes based on business case evaluation and define a UK change portfolio that is agreed with UK executive and CFO.  To ensure this portfolio of change can be absorbed by the business and meets all UK strategic priorities and is within UK wide constraints.  To lead the resource management process within the UK Change Delivery team.    

  • Creates an annual UK change portfolio for sign off by Head of UK Change, UK CFO and UK Executive Director   
  • Manage the process of supplying change delivery resources to entity and functional change projects and programmes.  Works with procurement and change delivery manager to ensure the best fit resources are secured for the UK portfolio at the most efficient levels.  
  • Defines outcomes and constraints that UK change programmes should work with and deliver to
  • Ensures needs cases and business cases are prioritised against UK wide constraints and outcomes to develop a change portfolio that delivers strategic objectives, but also drives a volume of change that can be absorbed by the business (understands the overall change impacts of the UK business)
  • Manages in-year change to the UK Portfolio through tracking and reporting the performance of the UK change portfolio and its projects into the Exec Directors Hub. 

About you

  • Significant experience in portfolio management, prioritisation and reporting
  • Experience working with senior business stakeholders to influence decision making around defining and / or managing a portfolio of change
  • Understands change portfolio management and prioritisation  
  • Proven experience in financial and/or management accounting
  • You'll have a Degree level qualification or comparable industry experience
  • You will ideally have Portfolio, Programme and Transformation Management Qualifications, PEx LCS 2a or equivalent 

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

Closing Date

The closing date for this vacancy is 31st January 2019. However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.