About the role
The Project Planner role is a mixture of formal training and managed office based experience where you will be able to put into practice the new skills you are developing and acquiring throughout the programme.
This role is a dynamic and varied role, requiring advanced organisation skills, stakeholder management skills and a keen drive to take ownership and make intelligent decisions to support National Grid’s outputs.
At the start of the
You will be assigned to a Portfolio Planning zone giving you the opportunity to develop the necessary skills required to become a Portfolio Planner. Through this
You will perform a fundamental role that is responsible for the successful planning and delivery of a portfolio of work; from managing resources and Electricity System Outages through to delivering national change initiatives that have the potential to impact the successful delivery of work.
You will also build relationships with a range of stakeholders who are based in the office and out on site.
Once qualified you will be able to:
- Ensure timely safety risk assessments are initiated where maintenance has been deferred and assess and manage any constraints to determine any mitigating actions which are required to meet area targets and ensure plan deliverability
- Plan and manage the work allocation for resources that are planned on a national level ensuring the plans are fully optimised
- Be accountable for both resource and outage planning ownership –
- Monitor progress against business outcome targets, owning and ensuring all decisions satisfy outcomes and are made visible to all areas of the business
Evaluate costs, risks and performance.
Whilst undertaking the role, the successful candidate will be required to represent Network Management at all levels within the organisation – leading and driving decisions.
This is a particularly varied high profile role where no two days are the same