4 hours

Project Manager/Senior/ Lead PEx PMO

National Grid
Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the Position : The successful candidate will Support the Performance Excellence Central PMO Director in terms of the Deployment of Functional PMOs across US National Grid and other project related efforts supported by the central PMO. Performance Excellence (PEx) This role involves working with the management team to support the development and implementation of National’s Grid Performance Excellence Strategy. The candidate will personally help to support teams on PEx and ensure that the new ways of working are established and retained within National Grid’s Organization. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Support projects across business functions . Acting as an internal consultant to make professional recommendations for project implementation, Support complex initiatives affecting multiple functions or businesses. Serve as a dedicated resource working directly with leaders and staff to support process improvement. Enable reporting and communication of results from process improvement efforts to the leadership team. Act as a change agent/coach to instill and sustain changes. Build positive relationships and credibility with the functional process team and local teams. Develop an understanding of the operational work being performed and associated processes and garner the respect of employees. Motivate functional process team working on projects within a matrix reporting structure. Engage people and develop them through team work and a high level of participation. Assess change readiness and prepare plan for helping stakeholders through change. Drive high quality results.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Experience or understanding of LEAN techniques Identify and manage project risks and issues that impact project progress. Prepare detailed plans to track project performance and assure timely completion and achievement of project deliverables. Coach, mentor and assist project team. Ensure deployment of common solutions across the Functional PMOs Inspire confidence and lasting change with Functional PMOs on process improvements Monitor performance and improvement in key metrics. Builds relationships at all levels of the organization Experience of working with and influencing key stakeholders Strong communication skills both oral & written Understanding of change management challenges related to process improvement Acts as a catalyst for change. Excellent interpersonal skills Confident and able to challenge behaviours and issues
Qualifications Required:
Requires a BA or BS degree or higher in an engineering, finance, business, or technical discipline from an accredited college or university. Project Management PMP Certification a plus Bachelor’s Degree or 5 Years Job Related Equivalent Experience. Green Belt in Six Sigma and / or LEAN (desirable) Change Management experience Advanced skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Access and other business software Job Dimensions: No direct reports. No budget. This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat 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.
Job : Business Excellence Primary Location : MA-Waltham Other Locations : NY-Albany, NY-N Syracuse, NY-Melville Organisation : Business Excellence Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Sep 6, 2017, 6:01:43 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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