Coordinator, Resource Coordination
National Grid - Syracuse, NY

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Job Responsibilities:
As a Resource Coordinator in the Maintenance and Construction division, you will produce the most efficient, cost effective and leveled work resource plan for National Grid based on workforce availability, performance, geographic optimization and schedule flexibility. Monitor monthly resource levels, resource predictions, performance and plan progress in order to enable analysis of key themes and trends. Produce high level and detailed forecasting models and work schedules to support senior management in defining resource planning strategies. Promote and implement procedural best practice in resource management in order to ensure all working practice (and where relevant, health and safety standards) are compliant with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements. Manage the day to day relationship with contractors and other external service providers, including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes for National Grid. Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice, drive consistency in resource planning and ensure timely delivery of projects. Develop and maintain systems, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance resource efficiency and operability. Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within resource management. Manage, balance and coordinate external and internal resources in order to optimize short and long term resource needs and deliver against agreed program of work.

Job Qualifications:
A Bachelor degree in a related area preferred or knowledge equivalent through experience. Typically role requires a minimum of 3 years' experience, preferably in the utility industry. Knowledge and experience of scheduling, operations, project and program management is preferred. Ability to gain knowledge and understanding of National Grid's policies and practices and how to apply them effectively. Knowledge and understanding of relevant industry practice and legislation. Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, GIS, STORMS. Working towards project management certification is a plus. Ability to work off-hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Ability to travel overnight

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