National Grid Manager, NE Technical Policy in Waltham, Massachusetts

_About the Position:_

National Grid’s Transmission business is focused on creating the most intelligent transmission network in the US; facilitating the evolving needs of customers and a decarbonized energy future. To create that future, National Grid must have tariffs, policies, and reliability standards in place that allows for safeguarding of infrastructure necessary to deliver the most intelligent transmission network and ensures our power generation business continues to provide safe and reliable electricity to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA).

National Grid operates over 9,000 miles of transmission across New England and New York, including a wholesale LNG storage and proposed liquefaction plant; HVDC transmission delivering clean hydro power from Canada; and power generation contracted to LIPA.

The Transmission Technical Policy Manager will be responsible for National Grid’s influencing and shaping of existing and new tariffs, policies, and reliability standards; as well as leading a team of analysts to move forward a proactive strategy of shaping the landscape to invest in transmission and develop new infrastructure necessary to deliver a clean energy future and intelligent transmission network. The role will also be responsible for all interactions with the North American Transmission Forum (NATF), in which National Grid is a participating member in this best practices forum, and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) committees responsible for shaping transmission and generation reliability policy at the national level.

_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

Engages and coordinates across the transmission and generation business to shape the direction of external stakeholders to author new and make modification to transmission and bulk power system reliability standards and criteria development

MoMoving forward tariffs that allows National Grid to move forward with those asset plans and investments, and market rules exists that allow National Grid and its customers to realize the full value of those investments (e.g., energy storage participation in NE markets, and new services for National Grid’s LNG and HVDC investments)

EEEnsuring that National Grid’s engineering and operation and compliance functions understand the impact of new tariff requirements and ensuring that compliance mechanisms are in place to meet requirements.

DeDevelops and executes National Grid’s strategic approach and commercial frameworks for National Grid’s HVDC companies and National Grid LNG.

LeLeads a team of analysts to execute on these priorities of the entire Transmission Technical Policy team (analysts shared between NY Technical Policy, NE Technical Policy, and NERC Technical Policy)

_Knowledge & Experience Required:_

  • Bachelor degree in business, policy or engineering required

  • 7 years of work experience in Electric Transmission and/or Power Generation, commercial and/or project management, and alliance and stakeholder management

  • Ability to align and influence stakeholders

  • Experience working on multiple simultaneous initiatives

  • Entrepreneur mentality

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.

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/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./

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Job: *Jurisdiction-FERC

Organization: *Jurisdiction-FERC

Title: Manager, NE Technical Policy

Location: MA-Waltham

Requisition ID: 20181783