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National Grid Manager, Electric Portfolio Controls in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

National Grid is seeking a Manager, Electric Portfolio Controls for our Waltham, MA location.

Job Purpose

Manager of a group responsible for tracking, reporting and forecasting process for $1B electric capital portfolio. Provides support for regulatory reporting and monthly Portfolio Calibration Meeting; forecast & budget variance analysis; runs process to progress efforts to meet Plant In Service regulatory targets; central point of contact for all electric direct capital portfolio reporting; collaborate with Finance to establish capital clearing rates.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain overall control and integrity of all direct financial reporting and forecasting data related to the electric capital portfolio performance.

  • Ensure monthly forecasting cadence and Portfolio Calibration Meeting process is followed.

  • Provides regulatory support

  • Support portfolio level analysis for senior leadership to help make financial and resourcing decisions.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Business Related discipline or equivalent analytical or project management experience.

  • 5+ years’ experience of managing in utility industry and demonstrates taking specific actions to enable the team to function efficiently and effectively.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of regulatory issues affecting the industry. Demonstrates the ability to anticipate obstacles and think ahead about next steps in terms of reporting and maintaining constructive dialog.

  • Has the ability to manage the work of a technical/professional functional area/business unit and demonstrates taking specific actions to enable the team to function efficiently and effectively

  • Excellent proficiency in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access; Business Intelligence and/or Business Objects

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively.

  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and planning skills with the proven ability to manage priorities and complex programs of significant scope and make fact based decisions

  • Experience with PowerPlan, SAP,

  • Experience with STORMS is a plus

  • This role requires driving. A license and a driving record that is in line with National Grid’s Safe Driver policy is required.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying ethnical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that 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.