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Planning and Systems Lead

Job Description

Behind every successful change programme there is a talented Planning and Systems Lead. You`re a critical player in the project lifecycle. You drive forward projects and look at the systems with curiosity and an eye for detail, you wonder if they are designed to help the business best manage risks.

Luckily, that’s what this role is all about. You`ll shape and lead the development of our new Risk & Assurance programme.

As the Planning and Systems Lead you`ll manage the development of 2nd line assurance plan. On the planning and programme management side you`ll lead on the projects and ensure the performance of the programme are tracked. On systems, it`s about supporting the department`s system management and transformation activities. For example, you`ll drive the design and implementation of the Governance, Risk, and Compliance framework. You`ll also support Power Apps developer, PowerBI / Tableau developer projects. You`ll manage the system interfaces and produce reports when it`s required.

You`ll have experience of delivering projects or change programmes. You`ll come equipped with your experience of delivering integrated system solutions and reporting.

You’ll work with a variety of skilled and interesting people, and you’ll keep them on the course, focussed on the big picture. Nobody likes to be kept in the dark. You`ll communicate frequently with your stakeholders.You`ll beapproachable, a good communicator, and enjoy devising and implementing creative solutions to overcome challenges as they emerge.

This is a brand-new role within the business. You`ll have the freedom to choose what will work best for you. You`ll drive change and ensure the business has an effective risk culture.

If this feels like you take a peek at the perks below:

  • Annual performance bonus of up to 6% of your salary.

  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 26 days following 2 years of employment) plus 8 statutory days - option available to buy extra holiday days.

  • A generous pension scheme where we double match your contribution up to 6% (maximum Company contribution of 12%) of your salary each month i.e. for every £1 you contribute, we'll put another £2 (you can contribute more un-matched if you want to).

  • You will also have access to several other flexible benefits such as a salary sacrifice car and technology schemes.

  • Access to employee support, care and assistance helplines.

  • Access to Employer Matched charity giving.

This is a hybrid role. You’ll be looking at 2 or 3 days in our Warwick office per week. I’m happy to chat about suitable arrangements around you, if required.

We are National Gas, including National Gas Transmission and National Gas Metering.

In February 2023 we became a standalone business, to maintain and own the Gas Infrastructure in the UK. But more than that, to develop and grow this infrastructure to set us up for a cleaner energy future. A future of Hydrogen.

It’s never been a more exciting time to work in Gas. Join us as we transition the UK and guide the rest of the world to cleaner sources of energy.

If this feels like the sort of opportunity for you, please don’t hesitate to apply today.

The closing date is 23/03/2023.

I’ll respond to every single application.