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Analyst I-US
Ref No.: 17-15522
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Role: HR Analyst
Location: Waltham, MA
Duration: 6+ Months

Job Purpose:
Analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision-making and the effective working of client. At the higher levels this role will also design and implement procedures and policies within their area of work to improve the working of National Grid.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze cost, policy or other information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with relevant internal parties or employees in order to understand their requirements, deliver appropriate, customized solutions and advice, and build cross-functional working in line with National Grid policies and processes.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice, provide technical advice and build bases of influence.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with contract or 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.
  • Assist and coordinate work on projects by contributing to developing project standards and processes to improve project delivery within the relevant function.
  • Keep up to date with market/regulatory developments within own profession/discipline in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for National Grid.
  • Develop and maintain analytical systems, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance time/consistency/safety/efficiency and operability.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area
  • Assists in recruiting by engaging in strategic planning, participating in screening and submission of candidates as well as owning the onboarding process
  • Manages the applicant tracking system and alignment with TALEO
  • Coaches employees on proper performance management policies and procedures
  • Proposes offer letters, completes reference checks, background checks and drug screening
  • Takes ownership of and documents all incoming employee relation issues including employee complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints
  • Assists with inquiries around benefits and payroll