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Graduate Development Program, Associate Analyst, Electric Portfolio Controls


Waltham, MA, US, 02451-1120

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Requisition Number:  7306
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Job Function:  Data Analysis and Analytics
About the Graduate Development Program


National Grid’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 8-week Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US.


Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through quarterly development session and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. You will meet amazing individuals, both within our organization and local communities and will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and insight to help you start and progress in your career.

About the Position


Provide analytical support functions and be a part of a professional team responsible for analyzing data and activities to provide relevant and up-to-date information to support decision-making. As an Associate Analyst in our Electric Portfolio Controls group you will also track financial forecasts, initiate reports for senior management and jurisdictional reviews, and update project status for Electric Operations.  At a higher level, this role will design and implement policies and procedures within their area of work to improve National Grid.

Key Accountabilities
  • Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze cost, policy or other information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
  • Manage key external relationships with respect to any data provided for business decision making.
  • Drive adherence to the monthly forecast cycle with external stakeholders.
  • Develop process and policy specifications and criteria and options; evaluate those options to support senior management decision-making.
  • Research and analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources in order to identify how different scenarios may impact the business.
  • Translate business objectives into clearly defined business cases, annual plans and objectives in order to support achievement of departmental/operational area.
  • Contribute to the identification and formulation of strategic objectives specific to area of work/business unit, in order to drive change and innovation within National Grid.
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Graduated between May 2019 and May 2020
  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 1, 2020 or June 22, 2020
  • Valid driver’s license with safe driving history
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States