National Grid Analyst,Program Assurance in Waltham, Massachusetts

*About the Position*:

The Ethics and Compliance Analyst is responsible for data collection, analysis and production of management information for US and Group-level Executive and Board reports. Recognition of performance trends through data analysis is a key deliverable of the analyst role and supports an evolving aspect of Group Assurance’s energetic, fast-paced environment with high visibility across all functions of National Grid. The role is also responsible for maintaining the data elements of the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) database which is used to track compliance information for all US companies and other systems that may be developed to support Assurance processes.


*Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):*

  • Assume data ownership responsibilities for the GRC database. Interface with various business partners to ensure accurate capture of new requirement data and timely update of existing requirements as business scenarios evolve.

  • Develop and analyze metrics based on GRC data to monitor compliance status; follow up with accountable persons to ensure action is taken to prevent noncompliance.

  • Act as principal contact for the GRC database performance analysis and reporting

  • Interface with database managers (IS contractors) to implement system improvements and upgrades.

  • Work with the US Group Assurance staff to prepare management information and dashboards. Includes ethics, compliance and risk teams.

  • Mine data, analyze extracts, and create reports to identify trends.

  • Manage the schedule of committee papers so submissions are delivered on time.

  • Keep assurance performance under continuous review and provide advice on trends and the areas that should be targeted for improvements to ensure alignment with the goals of the organization.

  • Manage the compliance SharePoint site and ensure appropriate access arrangements.

  • Maintain an effective infonet site for the team.

  • Aid in creation and periodic enterprise-wide assurance communications.

  • Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze assurance information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.

  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.

_Knowledge & Experience Requirements:_

  • A Bachelor's degree in a business area is preferred but relevant work experience is acceptable.

  • Strong computer and systems skills.

  • Highly proficient in report development, data mining and analysis using Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access) including creation of charts and command of formulas.

  • Detail oriented with appreciation for analytical accuracy.

  • Strong ability to learn new software/analytical tools.

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle several projects simultaneously.

  • Analyzing information and producing management information for reports.

  • SharePoint site management/permissions.

  • Handling of large documents/accurate record keeping.

  • Preparation of presentation material.

  • Organization/planning to ensure timely delivery of work.

  • Resolving queries.

  • Ability to recognize emerging trends from data analyzed.

_Capability Requirements:_

  • Analytical Thinking: Analyzes and interprets operational procedures, activities, and pertinent business documents toward logical conclusions and expected outcomes (by understanding cause and effect or if-then relationships in processes and procedures).

  • Customer Orientation: Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and undefensively and communicates customer expectations to monitor delivery and satisfaction.

  • Attention to Detail: Reviews accuracy of own work and checks that all details are completed.

  • A demonstrable interest in developing knowledge of National Grid’s businesses as well as the legal and regulatory environment in which National Grid operates.

  • Ability to focus on priority issues.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

_Job Dimensions:_

  • Employees: 0

  • Financial: N/A

  • Main interfaces – Internal: GRC database user community, subject matter experts, legal advisors, Group Assurance team members.

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 thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *Global Legal

Organization: *Global Legal

Title: Analyst,Program Assurance

Location: MA-Waltham

Requisition ID: 20171465