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Director, Senior Manager, Strategy Development

Waltham, MA, USA | National Grid

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  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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To lead the activation of the company's “Future of Heat” strategy via developing strategic plans and roadmaps to ensure that the right processes, activities, and capabilities are pursued. To work closely with Strategy & External Affairs teams generating corporate, regulatory, policy and external influence strategies and with teams across Customer, Gas Engineering & Asset Management, etc. to solicit input and ensure alignment an execution against “Future of Heat” strategic plans/roadmaps.  

Key Accountabilities

Develop holistic‘thought leadership’ for future of gas that integrates strategy, policy,strategy execution priorities and activities, and 'net zero' plan

Create roadmap(s) for strategy execution and drive alignment and accountability across teams responsible for execution (e.g., new pilots/programs, RD&D, and investment planning)

Provide technology and market insights to shape strategy execution plans and set innovation priorities 

Lead industry engagement on 'future of heat' strategy activation

Set policy/regulatory priorities needed for strategy activation

Create ‘Net Zero’ plan and KPIs for gas distribution

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

Manage projects and lead cross-functional teams

Engage with and influence internal and external stakeholders

Communicate effectively across the organization, including with senior leadership


Bachelor’s degree required; Master's or advanced degree preferred

7+ years of relevant work experience

Demonstrated 'thought leadership' on decarbonization pathways, clean energy policies, demand-side management, low-carbon gas, heat electrification, and/or innovative regulatory frameworks

Experience with strategy development and execution and cross-functional influence and leadership (e.g., strategic planning, roadmap development)

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