National Grid Executive Assistant, Gas Operations in Syracuse, New York

_About the Position:_

The Executive Assistant provides a comprehensive support service to senior National Grid employees and their team by carrying out a wide range of duties to support and assist the Vice Presidents with project based and day-to-day activities.

_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Under specific direction from their line manager, carry out a variety of administrative tasks in order to support individual and departmental activity.

  • Effectively manage calendars for meetings, workshops, appointments and plan and coordinate travel arrangements.

  • Maintain and update financial & other relevant information, through the use of spreadsheets, systems databases etc. in order to ensure data is accurate and easily accessible.

  • Collect data using a variety of standard sources e.g. company reports, government data and internet and input into standard formats in order to produce accurate reports for use by others.

  • Act as the first point of contact in order to support the resolution of customer queries.

  • Respond to customer queries relevant to department in order to ensure immediate response to problems.

  • Act as liaisonwith relevant project team members in order to ensure resources and materials are available as and when required in order to meet given project milestones.

  • Maintain and update financial and other relevant information, through the use of spreadsheets, systems databases etc. in order to ensure data is accurate and easily accessible.

  • Support functional on-boarding and hiring activities.

_Knowledge & Experience Required:_

  • Associates Degree with 4 years of qualifying experience or equivalent.

  • Proficient on Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to assemble and handle highly confidential and sensitive information with discretion

  • Ability to draft routine correspondence and organize/maintain files

_Capability Requirements:_

  • Reviews accuracy of own work and checks that all details are accurate to ensure multiple tasks and projects are completed on time.

  • Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and communicates effectively with external and internal customers to monitor delivery and satisfaction.

  • Recognizes and proactively addresses upcoming opportunities or obstacles and has the ability to investigate the situation beyond routine questioning.

/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: *Gas Process & Engineering

Organization: *Maint & Construction

Title: Executive Assistant, Gas Operations

Location: NY-Syracuse

Requisition ID: 20181701