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Principal IT Business Partner

Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Location: Harrington Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About us
Join National Grid's digital transformation! -We are digital creators, continuous learners and daring innovators. -We leverage digital innovative ways to create products and catalyze the transformation of National Grid's business units into more agile and digitally native organizations in our shared purpose of bringing energy to life. Come and join us on this incredible journey, - -While all strategies evolve, National Grid is making significant investments in trends that are shaping a cleaner, more efficient, and connected world. This Corporate Strategy leader will be responsible for selecting and leading our organization towards our next major investments in secular growth trends. -We want to find a highly motivated individual keen to support and shape our organization towards delivering value through data insights, mission critical components and systems, and software.What you'll do -As an IT Business partner, you'll work with our business leaders to identify opportunities to implement new technologies that transform existing ways of working and bring new capability that enables the transformation of our energy network. Business partnering teams have co-authored strategic plans with their respective business leaders, which enable the transition to a net zero future. - The core areas of responsibility include outlining and driving our investments in growth aligned to corporate initiatives in Gas Pipeline Safety, AI & Machine Learning, internet of things, and other strategic initiatives aligned to National Grid's corporate and business unit strategy. Additionally, you'll help inspire the team to achieve our product portfolio vision by leveraging Agile, Digital & Product methodologies, as well as own and drive the development and release of innovative products, features, and services to answer our most pressing business needs. Key responsibilities include the following: -

  • Oversee one of the NY / US Gas Business Unit functional areas by focusing on cost and risks of technology portfolio to meet business needs.
  • Partner with business stakeholders in the development of strategic technology and digital roadmaps to enable long-term growth and -in alignment with business strategy.
  • Develop -robust investment plans and manage -demand for IT capabilities which ensure alignment of IT and business objectives.
  • Build and maintain detailed end-to-end business case for each IT / digital concept -with an understanding of value levers & product cost, making use of a range of consultancy techniques, methods, and processes as appropriate to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Work closely with the program delivery leads to develop and deliver IT/DT solutions to meet the business's requirements with specific focus on benefits realization, Developing feature lists, user stories, and roadmaps.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to identify critical business objectives and associated key results (OKRs).
  • Connect OKRs to KPIs and metrics to the product team development plans, key feature sets, and ongoing business case.
  • Ensure high levels of ongoing system and application performance in production environments. -What you'll need -
    • Educated to degree level, MBA or another relevant advanced degree -
    • 8+ years relevant professional experience
    • Deep expertise in business case modeling -
    • Ability to build successful working relationships and partnerships with senior business and IT management; demonstrate influence over peers and more senior managers in a virtual team environment
    • Ability to lead small high performing agile teams to deliver successful outcomes in a complex, multi-national, matrixed, and multi-sourced environment
    • Innovative and critical thinking mindset with a -will -to take calculated risks to satisfy needs of the business while working within the strategy and enterprise architecture policies.
    • Understanding of -business value levers, and can take high-level business concepts and turn them into tangible value cases
    • Project/change management experience in leading large and complex programs of activity
    • Experience working in a Scaled Agile environment
    • Experience in Product Management -It would be awesome if you had -
      • Previous experience -gained in a consultancy environment, IT organization within a large multi-national or in a business role with significant exposure to IT
      • Experience in the utility industry -
      • Ability -to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
      • Ability -to solve problems with agility
      • Ability -to distill complex information into a consumable format for variety of audiences
      • Ability -to communicate effectively to senior stakeholders -
      • Excellent senior stakeholder management experience
      • Extremely detail-oriented and strong customer service focus
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to work with innovative solutionsWhat you'll get -
        • Consistent growth potential through company leadership programs
        • Competitive compensation package including robust benefits with a yearly bonus -
        • Numerous wellness programs
        • A multitude of company-endorsed community programs to participate inMore Information -Are you the right fit for this exciting role? You want to learn more about the position and National Grid's ambitious Digital Transformation? Then let's chat!Apply directly or reach out to me at cyril.lenoir@nationalgrid.com. -
          #LI-CL1 -At National Grid, we keep the lights on and homes warm. But it's so much more than that. We keep people connected and society moving. This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us. But National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen. As we generate momentum in the energy transition for all, we don't plan on leaving any of our customers in the dark. But we aren't looking for external recognition - we already what we do is vital. We're building a clean, fair and affordable energy future.Salary$130,000 - $160,000 a yearPlease be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company's testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.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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