Senior / Lead Project Manager - US Finance

Description Job Purpose: Finance Excellence, Senior / Lead Project Manager, Project Management provides supports executes project management processes across Finance. Responsible for timely and effective delivery of project updates and statuses. Provides support by developing communication and project updates. Reports to the Manager, Project Management and is responsible for the integration and delivery of projects within Finance. Key Accountabilities: Provides support in the execution of project management processes and strategies to drive business implementation. Meets with stakeholders to understand group and process impact. Defines communication and project plans to provide project roadmap. Leads project management activities through conducting impact analysis. Assists with the design and delivery of communications to manage teams’ expectations and adaption of change. Participates in the development of training and presents to groups undergoing project initiatives. Collects data to provide modelling of potential financial performance and employee impact of project initiatives. Shares results with PMO Director and manager. Identifies finance risks and employee resistance and partners with Change Managers to drive a culture of change. Participates in the development of mitigation plans to ensure delivery of project management strategies. Elevates potential change risks to Managers, Director, and CMO. Creates project management communications and documents processes to ensure adherence to internal control guidelines. Leverages knowledge of finance processes to provide guidance and feedback when developing project plans. Establishes project adoption metrics to measure effectiveness of project after implementation. Ensures proper support to meet business requirements of financial and non-financial controls. Qualifications Knowledge and Experience: Finance Project or program development Large-scale project implementation Finance Project financial and budget management Leadership alignment and buy-in Service Level Agreement establishment Risk mitigation Effective business partnerships Project team leadership Project timelines with competing priorities End-to-end process management Qualifications Required: · Bachelor’s Degree, 7 years in finance and/or project management roles with increasing responsibility; PMP certification preferred · Demonstrated ability to drive program and/or project planning, delivery and management · Large-scale projects across a complex finance organization · Background in utility service business activities and projects · Proven experience managing risks and issues across projects and programs · Effective collaboration and partnership capabilities · Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines · Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills · Ability to lead teams of Finance project management professionals 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 : Financial Services Primary Location : NY-Brooklyn Other Locations : NY-Melville, NY-Syracuse, NY-Hicksville, MA-Waltham Organisation : Global Finance Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Oct 20, 2017, 6:26:01 PM Unposting Date : Nov 20, 2017, 4:59:00 AMAdvertisement
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