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National Grid Analyst, Technology and Innovation in Syracuse, New York

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.

Job Purpose

This position is a hybrid role between data analytics and programming.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for creating and maintaining metrics, reporting, and automations along with overseeing daily Procure to Pay operations, delivering process improvements within the end to end Supply Chain process (e.g. Accounts Payable, Master Data, Procurement, Inventory Management, etc.) and supporting the overall Performance Excellence Strategy.

Key Accountabilities

Monitoring the health of various Procure to Pay automations and developing new programs as needed
Extracting data and analyzing information from multiple systems to support and optimize departmental goals, operational improvements and streamline processes
Maintain controls and monitor data to detect data quality issues as it relates to the Procure to Pay processes.
Manage day to day relationships in order to understand requirements, deliver appropriate solutions and coordinate work with other Analysts and Associates.
Support Managers, Analysts and Buyers on the new ways of working with ongoing regular engagement to sustain the journey to delivering performance excellence and achieving lasting behavioral changes.
Support ongoing development of end to end processes, to remove waste and increase value.
Organize and facilitate workshops to define issues and develop solutions.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with the stakeholders in order to share best practice and translate business needs to provide technical advice and build bases of influence.


A Bachelor's degree in a Business or Information Services related area and up to 5 years of analytical or business support experience, or equivalent work experience.
Experience with programming languages - C#, VBA
Experience with SQL queries and data visualization software - Tableau, PowerBI
Demonstrates the ability to understand multiple relationships between different sources of data to generate easy-to-interpret reports based on collected data and identify causes of a situation.
Experience with ERP systems -- SAP experience preferred, with particular attention to Procure to Pay

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical 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.