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Graduate Strategic Planning & Support Officer

Job in Belper, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

Strategy & planning

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years


Dec 15, 2019 10:59 PM

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Role requirements

  • This programme consists of rotational placements and therefore you must be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.
  • Qualifications:You must have, or be predicted to gain, a 2:2 degree classification or above in the one of the following subjects:
  • STEM or Business related
  • To apply for this role, you must hold a valid full UK car driving licence, or be willing to learn to drive and agree to secure a valid full UK car driving licence at least 3 months before the programmes start date.

About the role

Do you enjoy working with and analysing complex data? Do you have an excellent eye for detail and a methodical approach to problem solving? Are you a skilled communicator with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you to provide additional support to the Strategic Planning & Support team in Pipeline Maintenance Centre (PMC) specifically around supply chain, procurement, compliance and competence management.

What you'll do

There are a number of areas that you would focus on for PMC such as

  • Development of competence management within PMC including the development of assessments of skills and knowledge
  • Supporting the ongoing development of the My Know competence management system within PMC
  • Exploring the application of Tableau visualisation tool within PMC
  • Deep dive analysis into PMC procurement to identify opportunities and risks within the supply chain
  • Supporting the ongoing development of robust assurance processes in line with the ISO 22301 Business Continuity and Achilles certifications
  • Supporting the achievement of ISO 45001 certification
  • Strengthening linkages between PMC and support functions such as Procurement, Assurance and the Academy
  • Leading and supporting on other projects in line with the PMC strategy for growth

What's in it for you

The placement will provide you with exposure to the operational side of the business. You will have the chance to spend time at operational PMC depots and out on PMC project sites. PMC have a strategy for growth and the successful candidate will be able to play a key role in supporting the foundation to deliver this. It will also provide the opportunity to broaden your network across PMC, the wider Gas Transmission business and wider UK business.

What you'll get

Youwill receive a starting salary of £28,105 (or £29,127 if you hold a Masters) and a £2000 joining bonus. You will also have access to a number of additional benefits such as 25 days’ holiday, a generous completion payment, an accommodation allowance as you move around the business, a competitive pension scheme and a number of flexible benefits to name just a few.

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

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National Grid is one of the world's largest utilities, focused on delivering energy safely, efficiently, reliably and responsibly. National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. We play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and northeastern US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner.

10,000 employees

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