The Lead Analyst - Networks Transformation will support the delivery of transformation projects and contribute to implement a major business transformation and processes change (both cultural and technical) across the Networks organization. Will be technically responsible for the delivering of strategic transformation projects, advising implementation teams on the most appropriate methodology and work closely with different roles in the organization to shape and guarantee projects delivery.
This role will technically support staff in moving to new ways of working based on cultural and behavioral changes and adopting Global Standards in order to deliver results to the Network Business.
Lead Analyst - Networks Transformation will work effectively across a diverse range of areas spanning multiple business units, such as Electric and Gas, Operations and Projects, General services, Processes and Technology, Customer Services, Planning and Regulation to enable effective change and realization of projected benefits. This position is located in Rochester, NY or Organge, CT with occasional travel to all locations.
Major Roles & Responsibilities
Technically accountable for the end to end delivery of key project(s) across Networks Business from initiation to close, ensuring that the project's delivery is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and with expected results.
Contribute to the scope definition and delivery of business case in collaboration with other Businesses
Manage Project's risks and impacts
Execute processes analysis, identify cross-organizational interdependencies and obtain insights from external models and from developments in other Iberdrola's companies.
Take the lead on project challenges to deliver the expected outcomes
Manage dependencies and interfaces between ongoing projects
Plan, execute and monitor project's overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
Obtain, evaluate and implement contributions to the projects
Work with the implementation teams on the transition to the 'new' business as usual position
Propose and implement interventions wherever gaps in the project are identified, or issues arise
Report progress of the project at regular intervals to the Senior Director, Operational Excellence.
Produce business plans for the project so they can be approved through Avangrid's governance
Propose, implement and follow up efficient initiatives
Contribute to the short, medium and long term strategies, proposing actions for the area aligned with the Company's strategic planning and legislation, ensuring the maximization of results in the Company's strategic value chain, enabling improvements in the quality of resources generated by the area and deepening the commercial and financial scope of the contracts signed.
Participate and contribute to the implementation of the Digital Transformation of the organization
Encourage and promote improvements in technological innovation and processes
Create and distribute cost management reports to Networks Business Analysis
Quarterly forecast revisions and monthly reporting
BS/BA Degree + 2-3 years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Experience in project execution and turnaround/efficiency/transformation projects implementation;
Experience in continuous improvement methodology and recognized technical background in the energy distribution segment;
Required Experience & Training:
Experience in implementing projects or initiatives;
Knowledge in financial analysis and formulation of business cases;
Stakeholder management skills;
Analytical, flexible and persuasive influencing skills;
Strong interpersonal ability;
Motivation and proactivity in delivering organizational and technical change;
Ability to build effective relationships and drive high impact, lasting change across the organization;
Problem-solver and Multi-task ability;
Strong knowledge of aspects of the following business functional areas: Electric/Gas Operations, Projects, Customer Services or Processes & Technology;
Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
Experience in leading and working in operational processes (electric, gas or customer).
Participation and leadership in projects.
AVANGRID employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties.
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