IT Contracts Analyst

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in New York? They are currently looking for an Contract Analyst to support their facility in Waltham, MA. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

The primary purpose of the role is to support the IT Commercial Team with the progressing of internal user requests for engaging with external IT suppliers to seek quotations for various IT goods and services.

Job Description:

Currently there are multiple systems that are utilized across the businesses to make such requests and the role will ensure that each request is logged and managed efficiently and effectively. This role will also assist in developing reports to enable continuous improvement opportunities to be identified and delivered.

The successful candidate will also be required to assist in administering the IT contract management processes that have been developed to ensure we have a centralized system and process for logging and managing all IT related contracts. Again, the development of reports to enable continuous improvement opportunities to be identified and delivered is part of the role.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures that the IT Intake processes work effectively and efficiently
  • Assists internal users with process related queries and questions and ensures that requests are dealt with in a customer focused manner
  • Engages with external IT suppliers to expedite requests where necessary
  • Assists in the reporting of process performance and helps to identify performance improvement initiatives and actions
  • Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism with customers and working to establish a positive rapport with every customer
  • Works with management to stay updated on product knowledge and be informed of any changes in company policies
  • Assembles and reviews supporting documentation to ensure compliance with audits.
  • Undertakes ongoing customer service work to better understand the demands, positives and pain points of the job
  • Assists with the processing of contract management related activities to ensure that records and documents are kept up to date in line with agreed policies and procedures

Experience & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in customer service roles with increasing responsibility
  • Knowledge of general office systems including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook
  • A working knowledge of SAP systems is desirable
  • Experience reviewing and resolving data discrepancies
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders with the ability to resolve complex customer related queries and issues
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills
  • A knowledge of the IT industry and IT contracts would be helpful but is not essential

Project Manager

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Utility” company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for an “Portfolio Project Manager” to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

To lead a specific portfolio of projects and/or project team within one area by securing and managing project resources to ensure that projects are completed to stakeholder requirements, within budget and with minimal operational disruption.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitor and control allocated project resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget.
  • Implement project tracking mechanisms to be able to provide timely and concise updates on project progress to senior management and key stakeholders highlighting areas of risk and capturing key decisions.
  • Assist in identifying potential conflicts in use of resources and other project scheduling issues and propose solutions and corrective actions to overcome the obstacles.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders such as consultants, procurement, and the business teams in order to share best practice, identify potential new projects and liaise with other working areas during project progression.
  • Oversee the operational workload of the project team ensuring allocated staff are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed project schedule.
  • Challenge existing project processes, technologies and systems to continuously seek ways to do things better in order to achieve department and business objectives and drive greater efficiencies for the business.
  • Lead, motivate and develop assigned project resources, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer/business objectives.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including the necessary approvals and permits where relevant, so that an accurate record exists for review and regulatory purposes.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing projects.
  • Project and/or financial reporting experience preferred but not required.
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management practices.
  • Knowledge of operational systems and processes related to their area of project work.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Strong MS Office suite, project management software skills.

Project Operations Specialist

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Healthcare” company in Ohio? They are currently looking for an “Project Specialist” to support their facility in East Cleveland, OH.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

The Project Specialist (PS) is responsible for aiding in planning, scheduling, and assisting the Project Management Team throughout any and all phases of the Project with documentation, process, and other related support activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Project Specialist role may focus on a core function / project deliverable and provide support to numerous projects concurrently. The PS focal area could range from such activities as coordination of:

  1. site audit surveys and lighting design development.
  2. supply chain progress and shipment status.
  3. installation progress or issues.
  4. project administrative (financial, quality, etc.) documentation.

The PS is expected to work cross-functionally with Customers, Labor Contractors, and Supply Chain to provide an exceptional service experience for Current’s customers.

  • Coordinate all administrative aspects of a project or projects from start to finish and/or work under direct supervision of Project Team
  • Perform data analysis as required in support of Lead/Senior Project Manager
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate project risks
  • Proactively monitor scope to ensure what was agreed to is delivered
  • Maintain schedule to ensure work is assigned and completed per committed dates
  • Coordinate customer and supplier interfaces on behalf of Project Management Team
  • Manage multiple requests, prioritize, and provide timely resolution
  • Support metrics collection, formatting, and presentation for review
  • Establish and maintain project documentation and records
  • Provide document control support for customer and supplier submittals
  • Proactively reach out to Project Management Team with status of open items
  • Proactively disseminate project information to internal and external stakeholders over the duration of the project
  • Maintain change control log with customer and contractor (if applicable)
  • Monitor progress and provide regular updates through the life-cycle for designated projects. Provide problem analysis and corrective action as needed

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from 4-year accredited university or college, associate degree from accredited college or university with minimum 2 years of applicable experience, or equivalent work experience
  • Prior experience with project-based work, customer fulfillment, supply chain, and/or logistics
  • Must be detail oriented with superior organizational skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers at multiple organizational levels
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including virtual and electronic communications
  • Possess a sense of urgency

SAP Project Manager

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Electric Utility” company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for an “SAP Project Manager” to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

To lead a specific portfolio of projects and/or project team within one area by securing and managing project resources to ensure that projects are completed to stakeholder requirements, within budget and with minimal operational disruption.

Job Description:

  • The candidate with 5 -10 years of experience delivering SAP projects is desired.
  • They should have a strong background with SAP ERP 6.0 and ideally some knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA.
  • The candidate should also have some prior experience in delivering projects in one or move the following areas: Supply Chain/ Inventory and Warehouse, Human Resources, or Finance, and/or experience delivering SAP Ariba, Concur, or Annual SAP Human Resource Upgrade projects.

Software Developer

Our client is one of the world's largest multinational utility service companies.

We currently have an available contract assignment for Software Developer in Lachine, QC

If you have experience with the following, then we would like to meet with you.

Summary:

  • We are looking for a Software Developer to build and implement functional programs. You will work with other Developers and Product Managers throughout the software development life cycle.
  • In this role, you should be a team player with a keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills. If you also have experience in Agile frameworks and popular coding languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python)
  • Your goal will be to build efficient programs and systems that serve user needs.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role 
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies 
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment 
  • Knowledge of coding languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git) 
  • Experience with databases and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (e.g. Hibernate) 
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies 
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude 
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

Responsibilities:

  • Work with developers to design algorithms and tools 
  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications 
  • Integrate software components and existing applications 
  • Verify and deploy programs and systems 
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software 
  • Gather and evaluate user feedback 
  • Recommend and execute improvements 
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.

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Analyst I-US

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in New York? They are currently looking for an IT Contract Analyst to support their facility Syracuse, NY. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

The primary purpose of the role is to support the IT Commercial Team with the progressing of internal user requests for engaging with external IT suppliers to seek quotations for various IT goods and services.

Job Description:

Currently there are multiple systems that are utilized across the businesses to make such requests and the role will ensure that each request is logged and managed efficiently and effectively. This role will also assist in developing reports to enable continuous improvement opportunities to be identified and delivered.

The successful candidate will also be required to assist in administering the IT contract management processes that have been developed to ensure we have a centralized system and process for logging and managing all IT related contracts. Again, the development of reports to enable continuous improvement opportunities to be identified and delivered is part of the role.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures that the IT Intake processes work effectively and efficiently
  • Assists internal users with process related queries and questions and ensures that requests are dealt with in a customer focused manner
  • Engages with external IT suppliers to expedite requests where necessary
  • Assists in the reporting of process performance and helps to identify performance improvement initiatives and actions
  • Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism with customers and working to establish a positive rapport with every customer
  • Works with management to stay updated on product knowledge and be informed of any changes in company policies
  • Assembles and reviews supporting documentation to ensure compliance with audits.
  • Undertakes ongoing customer service work to better understand the demands, positives and pain points of the job
  • Assists with the processing of contract management related activities to ensure that records and documents are kept up to date in line with agreed policies and procedures

Experience & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in customer service roles with increasing responsibility
  • Knowledge of general office systems including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook
  • A working knowledge of SAP systems is desirable
  • Experience reviewing and resolving data discrepancies
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders with the ability to resolve complex customer related queries and issues
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills
  • A knowledge of the IT industry and IT contracts would be helpful but is not essential

Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Utility” company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for an “Strategic Sourcing Specialist” to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supporting sourcing activities within US Procurement. Experience should include Category management, Supplier relationship management, Commercial negotiations, Procurement process management and improvement, systems and analytics, market supplier development and a clear, working knowledge of current industry trends.

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S) required; in supply chain, finance or business management preferred. C.P.M or equivalent certifications preferred. MBA, MS preferred.
  • Preferred five years’ experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and vendor management. Strong working knowledge of SAP, Ariba & P2P systems required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and extensive subject matter expertise along with procurement process experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education requirements listed above.
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, specifically in communications across a multi-national organization. Additionally, the candidate should be proficient in planning, collaboration, and analysis.

 

Change Management Facilitator II-US

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a “Change Management Facilitator” to support their facility in Waltham, MA or Syracuse, NY.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

Client is in search of a resource to support the AMI project team in a complex business readiness effort and continue development of a comprehensive business unit portfolio, cataloging functional requirements, resources, risks, milestones, and processes. They will support engagement efforts to capture business requirements, risks, and the documentation of the current impacted processed.

Skills:

  • Coordinated stakeholder meetings and the development of supporting documentation in an effort facilitate organizational change.
  • Candidate will have strong critical thinking, problem-solving, meeting facilitation, and process mapping skills.
  • Candidate will be required to help with the coordination and facilitation of process mapping workshops, identify risks and develop mitigation plans, and adhere to the overall project schedule.
  • Experience with AMI, utility operations, and regulatory processes is a plus

Project Coordinator II-US

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a “Project Coordinator” to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

We are in search of a resource to support the AMI PMO team in implementation readiness efforts. This individual will collaborate with the entire AMI team and internal stakeholders to successful carry out the AMI implementation project plan, support the development and execution of an implementation focused governance structure, and contribute to the organizational design efforts.

Skills:

  • Successful candidate will have experience in project management, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to distill complex requirements into easy to understand explanations.
  • A key deliverable for this position will be the creation of job descriptions associated with the implementation organizational design.
  • Experience with AMI, utility operations, and regulatory processes is a plus.

 

Project Planner/Scheduler

We have a contract opportunity for a Planner/Scheduler for our electric utilities client located in Waltham, MA.  The initial contract period will run for one year with a possible extension

Duties Include:

  • Develop a detailed construction plan that involves planned outages (shutdowns), construction phases, construction steps, material, and equipment requirements, lay down areas, and overall time schedule
  • Review substation design drawings and provide comments to engineering.
  • Develop detailed construction sequence based on the design criteria and provide construction input to the design team in order to identify potential construction issues such as the need for temporary facilities.
  • Provide input to engineering in order to identify potential areas to implement safety by design.
  • Attend site meetings and participate with project team to evaluate different engineering solutions, construction strategies, and project delivery strategies in order to deliver the project safely and efficiently.
  • Understand collective bargaining agreements that could impact work plan delivery.
  • Develop work plans that are aligned with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure system reliability, safety, and efficiency is demonstrated
  • Review health and safety plans for each specific project, inclusive of Project Hazard Assessment (PHA) for high hazard work practices.
  • Demonstrate safety leadership during all site meetings and project discussions.

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years’ relevant years experience in the electricity construction management environment with 3+ years in the utility management
  • Experience in substation construction with focus on construction methods, cost control, safety, environmental, quality and service, and performance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Safety and Environmental rules.
  • Ability to assess potential conflicts by reviewing construction drawings and provide solutions to the project team.
  • Must be able to work in a cross functional role
  • Analytical Thinking: Sees relationships between work plans, safety issues, constructability, and spend vs. efficiency reports identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation.

 

 

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted.

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Telecommunications Planning Engineer

We are looking for a Telecommunications Planning Engineer who will be responsible for the planning of our clients’ Operational Telecommunications Networks and Systems.

The successful candidate will scope for cost effective, secure, scalable, compliant & reliable telecommunications solutions.  The solutions may involve private radio networks & systems, fiber optic networks & systems, microwave networks & systems, smart grid communications networks, leased wired & wireless telecom services.  

Duties Include:

  • Participate in telecom-driven capital projects
  • Lead interdisciplinary technical teams through the optioneering process, develop project scopes, cost estimates and project schedules
  • Coordinate, plan, update, and drive all telecom projects and related activities
  • Capture & analyze current and evolving telecom requirements from internal and external stakeholders, keep up to date with telecom technologies and solutions, and keep up to date with regulations
  • Provide planning and engineering services for radio, microwave, and fiber optic networks & systems to meet the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Use strategic asset management techniques to prioritize assets and identify risks
  • Develop informed, comprehensive technical asset plans for maintenance and capital investment in order to improve business performance in the medium (up to five years) and longer term (up to 15 years.)
  • Recommend asset condition based capital projects to management and seek approval from external stakeholders
  • Provide input for medium and long term capital budgetary planning
  • Develop and implement processes, tools and documentation
  • Support or lead development of technical policies relating to telecommunications assets
  • Research new technologies, investigate implementation strategies, and drive the conceptual development of innovative projects/solutions.

Skills Required:

  • Minimum BS degree in Engineering
  • 6+ years experience a telecommunications engineering field
  • Demonstrated negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to make persuasive presentations to small and large audiences
  • Familiarity with NPLS, Cyber Security, Network Operations, IP Networking, NERC Transmission Planning Standards, NPCC Criteria and ISO and State level Transmission Planning rules
  • Ability to interpret results and recommendations from transmission asset engineering reports and transmission system analytical studies.
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
  • Ability to prioritize work and be a team member on multiple projects at one time.
  • Consistently adapts the content / style of a message, based on an understanding of the climate and culture of a particular group and what will produce the best response
  • Knowledge of safety policy and potential hazards of the electrical transmission network

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted.

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Employee Service Analyst

We have an immediate opening for an Employee Service Analyst on a 6-month long assignment with extension in Syracuse, NY, USA.

Serve as an Absence Management subject matter expert. Analyze absence management and workers compensation data received from third party vendor to provide reports with sick leave end dates to Managers/Supervisor/Employees for their use in coding sick time for their direct reports. Provide employer information to third-party long-term disability (LTD) vendor associated with employee’s application. Interpret and administer sick pay and Workers Compensation policies based on company policy, negotiated union contracts and/or statutory law. Provide direction, training and process documentation on the administration and coordination of applicable Absence Management policies and the utilization of proper time codes during an employee’s absence. Responsible for the creation and implementation of attendance quota buckets necessary to satisfy statutory requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Review and interpret absence management sick pay and workers compensation policies based on negotiated union contracts and/or statutory time.
  • Provide eligibility and availability of paid and unpaid sick time/workers compensation time to Managers/Supervisor/Employees.
  • Able to create and design process and training documents for the proper administration of sick pay policy and union contracts.
  • Build upon technical/professional skills within own area of specialism or of other processes in order to continually grow your personal contribution to the business.
  • 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 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 Third Party Administrator, including interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes.
  • Keep up to date with market/regulatory developments relative to workers compensation in order to ensure the optimization of best practice.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com . We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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Business Analyst

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Business Data Analyst to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:
Work across the Gas Business Enablement function, implementing, managing and supporting technology-based solutions to support implementation of Salesforce and Maximo Operational Reporting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Implement, manage and support Maximo reports and queries
  • Implement, manage and support Salesforce reports and queries
  • Responsible for the day-to-day workings of implemented reporting systems
  • Provide end-user support which includes:
  • System Training
  • System training and job-aide documentation creation and maintenance,
  • System troubleshooting
  • User inquiries
  • Access Management
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek and recommend technology-based solutions to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies and regulatory compliance.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with system architects and developers to ensure functional design meets business requirements.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with Gas Operations to ensure adherence to standards and best reporting outcomes.

Knowledge and Capabilities:

  • Complex business and data analytical skills in order to understand, analyze and collate relevant information.
  • Understanding of project management techniques and methods.
  • Experience and proficiency one or both; Salesforce, Maximo

Program Manager

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Program Manager to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:
The IT Cutover Lead is accountable for working closely with the business and technology teams for GBE to ensure that a cross functional deployment (rollback) schedule for cutover weekend (s). This role will also be responsible for the environment management plan, scheduling, monitor and controls.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive internal cross functional program to create, monitor and control the associated GBE Releases in respect to deployment, environmental management and meet other program deliverables.
  • Manage or Create project schedules to identify when each task will be done and by whom. Manage project schedules and lead enforcement of project deadlines in response to the capability or workstream team
  • Define the KPIS and success metrics and criteria for multiple release scenarios (dev / test/ production releases).
  • Proactively identifying resource constraints across cross functional teams that are considered and work to provide creative options / solutions to senior management. Manage the unexpected gracefully and effectively.
  • Serve as the conduit and act as liaison between the customers (internal and external), software development team and technical teams. Maintain key relationships with project sponsors to forecast resource needs and communicate those needs to management.
  • Ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external business, IT and vendors.
  • Ensure cohesive planning, scheduling and controlling the progression of authorized change actions from dev to test to live environments.
  • Develop and make transparent the environment management plan to schedule and control a multiple release strategy for multiple code beds, test environments and DRs to ensure capacity and usage via schedule and control procedures.
  • Engage in the project from designing, building, testing, and deployment and throughout post deployment, and engage as needed to understand the status
  • Construct a detail playbook or deployment plan that represents all activities associated with UAT environment setup, Dress Rehearsals and production cutovers. Ensure solutions are transitioned smoothly through the production cut-over process and applicable reporting provided
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change, work beyond the IT department to further optimize and improve existing process.
  • Determine viable, creative options and solutions and obtain needed approvals to proceed forward when faced with obstacles, barriers, delays and challenges to successful completion of program.
  • Constant, on-going communications are a must to keep internal and external stakeholders informed and updated on deployment and environmental usage.
  • Build and sustain high performing matrixed deployment teams
  • Manage technical issues, risks and priorities. Perform risk assessment and implement risk mitigation plans.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change, work beyond the IT department to further optimize and improve existing process

Qualifications Required:

  • BS in a relevant discipline or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Seasoned Program Manager {10 years +} with direct related experience in managing “Mega” Programs (in excess of $500M) related deployments and or releases.
  • Ten (10) years of project/program management or project leadership experience the ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external customers at all organizational levels.
  • Experience managing multiple projects streams or a large project with complex inter-dependencies
  • Ability to lead a large-scale project, including development of plans for scope, timeline, budget, issue management, and managing change
  • Experience conducting and leading team meetings to manage the schedule, identify risks and review project deliverables. Comfortable with frequent changes or unpredictability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Release Manager III-US

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Release Manager to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:
Release Manager is accountable for developing the process and implementing a repeatable cutover strategy for the product and delivery teams for GBE. This includes identifying inter-dependency and cross functional end to end product releases for cutover and Post Go Live (support)

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop the approach to have a multi – release strategy to support major, minor and enhancements for product management.
  • Develop the tactical procedures, schedules and plans for major or minor release.
  • Monitor and control the detail dress rehearsal (s), cutover and post go live schedule, environment controls, business & IT readiness, Go / No Go Live support, cutover and post go live support
  • Develop the associated standard documents, entry and exit criteria for product readiness for cutover processes
  • Formulate the service transition requirements, deliverables, for GBE and impacted legacy application, middleware or other for production releases.
  • Assist in the transition of the GBE products to IT, SI or other with formal oversight and implementation of procedures.
  • Collaborate with the primary SI to formulate a multi -release program (Test to post go live support)
  • Develop the environments capacity requirements to support Dress Rehearsal (s), cutover, hot fix, and minor releases with the DevOps team.
  • Maintain an interdependency release road map for all minor and major releases
  • Work with the ARTs and Enabling Teams (Data Management, and Change Management), Global Solution Development and other product teams and delivery centers.
  • Work with DevOps and Architecture to publish standard code migration procedures to support multi-release alignment and controls
  • Build and sustain high performing matrixed release cutover leads and team.
  • Manage technical issues, risks and priorities. Perform risk assessment an implement risk mitigation plan.

Qualifications Required:

  • BS in computer science or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in managing multi release product deployments and or releases in the Safe model.
  • Experience conducting and leading team meetings to manage the schedule, identify risks and review project deliverables. Comfortable with frequent changes or unpredictability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage complex and varied interpersonal relationships to successfully complete projects.
  • Experience in using the Agile methodology, and use of tools – JIRA, Confluence, Agile Craft. Project online, other.
  • Excellent ability to organize time and information to successfully complete projects. Ability to lead and model behaviors for other team members.

Release Planner

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Release Planner to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:

Release Planner is accountable for developing the detail plans, schedules and artifacts to support a multi-release program structure.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop the approach to have a multi – release strategy to support major, minor and enhancements for product management.
  • Develop the tactical procedures, schedules and plans for major or minor release.
  • Monitor and control the detail dress rehearsal (s), cutover and post go live schedule, environment controls, business & IT readiness, Go / No Go Live support, cutover and post go live support
  • Develop the associated standard documents, entry and exit criteria for product readiness for cutover processes
  • Formulate the service transition requirements, deliverables, for GBE and impacted legacy application, middleware or other for production releases.
  • Assist in the transition of the GBE products to IT, SI or other with formal oversight and implementation of procedures.
  • Collaborate with the primary SI to formulate a multi -release program (Test to post go live support)
  • Develop the environments capacity requirements to support Dress Rehearsal (s), cutover, hot fix, and minor releases with the DevOps team.
  • Maintain an interdependency release road map for all minor and major releases
  • Work with the ARTs and Enabling Teams (Data Management, and Change Management), Global Solution Development and other product teams and delivery centers.
  • Work with DevOps and Architecture to publish standard code migration procedures to support multi-release alignment and controls
  • Build and sustain high performing matrixed release cutover leads and team.
  • Manage technical issues, risks and priorities. Perform risk assessment an implement risk mitigation plan.

Qualifications Required:

  • BS in computer science or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in managing multi release product deployments and or releases in the Safe model.
  • Experience conducting and leading team meetings to manage the schedule, identify risks and review project deliverables. Comfortable with frequent changes or unpredictability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage complex and varied interpersonal relationships to successfully complete projects.
  • Experience in using the Agile methodology, and use of tools – JIRA, Confluence, Agile Craft. Project online, other.
  • Excellent ability to organize time and information to successfully complete projects. Ability to lead and model behaviors for other team members.

 

Counsel III-US

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Counsel to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:
Counsel will provide advice and counsel to Human Resources and other various business units regarding state and federal labor and employment laws and on various employment-related decisions involving hiring, termination, discipline and promotion

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the Companies responses to state and federal administrative charges (EEOC, MCAD, RICHR, NYSDHR, etc.), including overseeing internal investigations, conducting witness interviews, gathering documents and drafting the Companies position statement and responses to document requests
  • Review and provide guidance on employment-related policies and procedures
  • Prepare and negotiate severance/separation agreements
  • Provide legal guidance to Human Resources on conducting internal investigations
  • Provide training to Human Resources and various business units
  • Respond to employment-related subpoenas and other requests for information from third parties and advise on any potential privacy related issues
  • Manage and oversee outside counsel in employment-related litigations, including efficiently managing outside counsel costs and fees and advising the various business units on strategy and mitigation of risks
  • Work collaboratively with various business units, in-house lawyers and outside counsel.
  • Labor and employee relations attorney
  • Goal is to collaborate with other attorneys on the team
  • Ability to answer legal questions around labor and employee relations
  • Res Woods location. candidate to sit full time in the office
  • Not much travel, but possibly to NY (upstate or downstate)
  • Experience handling subpoenas
  • Draft severance agreements
  • Looking for someone with 5-10 years of experience

Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited college or university
  • Member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New York or Rhode Island Bar with 5-10 years of labor & employment law experience
  • Experience in representing clients in labor and employment related matters
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization

 

Change Management Facilitator

We currently have an available contract assignment for Change Management Facilitator in Waltham, MA

Responsibilities:

Support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans

Focus on changes to business processes, systems and technology including shifts in job roles and responsibilities

Apply a structured change management approach and methodology for the people side change caused by projects and change efforts.

Develop a change management strategy based on a situational awareness of the details of the change and the groups being impacted by the change.

Identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns.

Develop a set of actionable and targeted change management plans including communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan and resistance management plan

Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions

Create and enable reinforcement mechanisms and celebrations of success.

Work with project teams to integrate change management activities into the overall project plan.

Work with communication, training, HR and OD specialists in the formulation of particular plans and activities to support project implementation.

Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Listening skills.

Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.

Contract Specialist III-US

 

We have an immediate opening for an “Contract Specialist” role for a contract assignment in Syracuse, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

The Pre-Award Contract Specialist is a member of the project delivery team for both Gas & Electric and ensures that the pre-award process is completed in a way that will support the delivery of work on time, budget and with minimum change orders while identifying opportunities for bid strategies in the work plan.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Identify company resources needs and work with the Resource Strategy team on fulfilling the needs
  • Collaborate with Business Stakeholders to understand the complexity of projects and provide recommendations on the adequate contract strategy for the construction of complex projects
  • Actively monitor and adjust strategy/ contracts as needed
  • Develop, maintain and update key contractual documents including Statement of Work, Contract Specification, Pricing workbook, schedule of values, etc.
  • Bid Events
  • Proposal evaluation team member
  • Review identified risks, identify missing risks and ensure all risks have mitigation plans
  • Provide the Post Award Contract Manager the information needed to successfully manage the contract
  • Update SRM tool with relevant information
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with all internal stakeholders both inside and outside of CD
  • Support Resource Strategy in identifying areas of focus for each contractor
  • Stay current with the latest internal feedback on each contractor
  • Support Post award Contract Management in contractual decision making and updating the contracts as needed
  • Storm Support
  • Support Securing Resources team during minor and major weather events in New York & New England. Responsibilities could include procuring, processing, or tracking contractor crews. Storm support is required 365 days a year and may involve weekend and holiday work as needed.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency – Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong background in Contract Management is a plus
  • Experience in planning/executing construction projects
  • Experience in generating or reviewing bid proposals a plus

Capability Requirements:

  • Risk management – Ability to identify risk and creatively develop mitigation plans
  • Public Speaking – Must be comfortable speaking in meetings and be willing to articulate the unpopular opinion when needed
  • Stakeholder Management – Develop and maintain a relationship with all National Grid stakeholders. Individual should expect to check in with all stakeholders and periodically meet face to face with key players.
  • Written Communication – Responsible for maintaining main contract documents. Individual is required to process large amounts of information and write simple easy to understand policy into the contract documents.
  • Analytical Skills – Creating different reports and analysis
  • Technical Skills – Ability to read, interpret, and understand Construction Drawings
  • Travel – travel will be occasional. Some meetings will require trips between Waltham, Albany, Syracuse, and Long Island. Expected overnight travel should be for less than 5% of the time.

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Construction Coordinator

 

We have an immediate opening for an “Construction Coordinator” role for a contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

The Construction Coordinator, under the general direction of the In-House Construction Director, performs a variety of complex administrative projects, for the department primarily related to a specific organizational function. Coordinates meetings and events; completes special projects as assigned. Maintains and updates training reports; Researches and prepares a variety of other reports.

Job Responsibilities

  • Incident Report for NE and NY
  • Speeding Violation Report
  • Action Item List after Weekly Director Safety Call
  • Update NE Director Construction Hubs
  • Manage NE Manager Hubs
  • Reconcile P-Cards/Storm Cards
  • Fuel Exception Reports
  • NERC/CIP for NE and NY
  • Vehicle Utilization Report
  • Budget – Time Entry Report and Labor Expense Report and general review
  • Attend SSC meeting Ny/ne. Prepare agenda.
  • Confirm invoices for Insect Shield for clothing treatment
  • Process Element/PHH invoices, Gas charges, Setup fees, etc. Resolve issues/questions with Element and Fleet Rental AP
  • Send out the AVLS Report for NE and NY
  • Workplan Report

Job Qualifications

Minimum two-year degree in Business or 5-year business experience. Must have Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience Ability to work unsupervised Ability to meet deadlines Conscientious and common-sense work habits.

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Service Delivery Manager

We have an immediate opening for an “Sr Network Engineer” role for a 12 months contract assignment in Waltham, MA

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Substantial experience in Service Delivery / Service Strategist disciplines in a complex multi-vendor environment.
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP Routing and Switching certification is desirable
  • LAN/WAN Engineering and Operations
  • Wi-Fi Engineering and Operations
  • IoT Infrastructure Engineering and Operations
  • Has thorough knowledge of network infrastructure and understanding of software defined networking.
  • Physical device provisioning and cabling techniques and standards
  • Tools for Network Performance Monitoring and End to End Service Assurance as Dynatrace, AppDynamics.
  • The role is technical in nature. The candidate must be well versed in networking technologies such as Cisco, software defined networking, network routing, network security (ACLs, firewalls, TrustSec), WLAN Controller, LAN/WAN/WLAN management, automation and monitoring tools, QOS and physical network cabling , as they relate to systems being developed and delivered but equally in the design and delivery of infrastructure roadmaps.

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Training Developer III-US

 

 

We have an immediate opening for an “Training Developer” role for a 12 month contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

Must have strong instructional design and excellent course development skills and requires the ability to work with subject matter experts and functional consultants to understand and translate technical business processes and system requirements into training materials for instructor-led, web-based, or distance learning delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate business requirements into sound end-user training materials instructor-led training guides, Web-based training, self-study tutorials, exercise guides, user procedures and job aids.
  • Define and populate training data within sandbox environment to support training objectives.
  • Develop and author appropriate business process and systems training programs.
  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or equivalent work experience. (3-5 years’ experience in training discipline).

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We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

Project Manager II-US

We have an immediate opening for an “Project Manager” role for a 12 month contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Description:

To lead a specific portfolio of projects and/or project team within one area by securing and managing project resources to ensure that projects are completed to stakeholder requirements, within budget and with minimal operational disruption. At the higher level directs and coordinates all project or program activities including project design, management, and review within one area or of one type across the organization to ensure major project activities are completed on time and within budget.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitor and control allocated project resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget.
  • Implement project tracking mechanisms to be able to provide timely and concise updates on project progress to senior management and key stakeholders highlighting areas of risk and capturing key decisions.
  • Assist in identifying potential conflicts in use of resources and other project scheduling issues and propose solutions and corrective actions to overcome the obstacles.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders such as consultants, procurement, and the business teams in order to share best practice, identify potential new projects and liaise with other working areas during project progression.
  • Oversee the operational workload of the project team ensuring allocated staff are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed project schedule.
  • Challenge existing project processes, technologies and systems to continuously seek ways to do things better in order to achieve department and business objectives and drive greater efficiencies for the business.
  • Lead, motivate and develop assigned project resources, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer/business objectives.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including the necessary approvals and permits where relevant, so that an accurate record exists for review and regulatory purposes.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing projects.
  • Project and/or financial reporting experience preferred but not required.
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management practices
  • Knowledge of operational systems and processes related to their area of project work.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Strong MS Office suite, project management software skills

 

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Recruiter II-US

 

We have an immediate opening for an “Talent Acquisition Specialist” role for a 06 months contract assignment in Brooklyn, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for executing the Workforce Plan, recruitment strategies and full lifecycle recruitment process to hire top talent for the organization. The specialist will assist with the development and implementation of strategic workforce plans to meet the staffing requirements of the business functions via internal and external applicants.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required; preferably an advanced degree and/or study in Human Resources
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Information Technology recruiting experience required
  • Experience recruiting for a variety of IT related positions of all experience levels ( Cyber Security, software engineers, developers, program and product managers, IT Analysts, Architects, etc. )
  • Advanced proficiency in Success Factors or similar ATS preferred
  • Must be organized and have a sense of urgency and have the ability to prioritize their time
  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization and with external clients
  • Ability and willingness to learn the various businesses and incorporate that understanding into the development of effective sourcing strategies
  • Energetic and enthusiastic ambassador of the National Grid brand
  • Strong communication, relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Tenacious and driven to succeed
  • Strong project management skills, including planning, follow through and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively, think strategically and identify creative solutions
  • Ability to multi-task; be flexible and manage changing priorities effectively
  • Knowledge of applicant tracking systems, OFCCP, Federal, State and Local laws and regulations

Capability Requirements:

  • Ability to adapt approach and consider what is important to the audience by tailoring message accordingly in order to source talent and promote the National Grid brand
  • Is receptive to change and is willing to change ideas or opinions based on new information.

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Data Analyst III-US

 

We have an immediate opening for an “Customer Data Governance Lead / Data Analyst” role for a 06 months contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Responsibilities:

This role will develop and lead a team through the strategic assessment design and implementation phases of the customer data management framework. The position will collaborate with many areas of the organization including IT to articulate the customer data requirements and assist in defining and evaluating enterprise tools. Responsibilities will also include adherence and input to enterprise data management standards and a close collaboration with the other data domain leads to assure a consistent implementation of the framework. This individual will work very closely with the operational leadership within the business to assure data quality is designed into each process and develop actionable KPIs, to assure compliance and create an environment of continuous improvement

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

The candidate shall come from a setting where data has been leveraged as a key asset. Ideally, the candidate will have delivered transformative value via utilization of advanced but practical approaches to data management and analytics, and the integration of those approaches into operating, product/service, and customer environments. Additionally, this leader must be a transformation agent who has not only delivered but has guided organizations through the implementation plan.

  • Minimum of five years proven experience leveraging traditional technology systems as well as emerging technologies to support the sourcing/capture, governance, management, and analysis of data.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, advanced degree preferred
  • Proven experience in setting up and managing Data Governance and Management organizations and frameworks, including in complex/federated/global/regulated environments
  • Strong understanding of data management, database structure principles, as well as familiarity with non-relational/semantics-based data modelling and organizational techniques
  • Expertise in data privacy/protection and cybersecurity with respect to data governance and management
  • Experience gathering and analyzing business data requirements, including for regulatory and compliance purposes
  • Experience with data management frameworks such as DCAM
  • Experience leading and managing data science and analytics teams and activities, including data mining and segmentation techniques, visualization and general problem solving.
  • Ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal and external clients.
  • Proven experience at a premier audit/consulting firm and utility/financial Industry experience strongly preferred
  • Proven experience in complex regulated industry environment, with actual regulatory experience preferred
  • Ability to successfully bring together and drive cooperation across diverse teams with potentially conflicting goals and objectives.
  • Experience in leading and developing a broad team comprised of diverse expertise and skills
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and change management. Requires a thorough understanding of the operations groups.
  • Strong MS Office suite, project management software skills.

Capability Requirements:

  • Analytical Thinking: Sees multiple relationships with the project or program, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation in order to establish contingency plans.
  • Information Seeking (3): Establishes the facts by digging deeper, asking probing questions and challenging initial responses from different sources.
  • Impact and Influence: Adapts approach and considers what is important to the audience by tailoring message accordingly.
  • Leveraging Networks: Actively builds and maintains a network of relationships, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Possesses positive expectations for team members and expresses regard for them and encouragement.
  • Adaptability: Is receptive to change and is willing to change ideas or opinions based on new information, program variations and project scope changes.
  • Creates a culture where people are inspired to deliver high performance.
  • Creates a culture of innovation.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Program Manager II-US

 

We have an immediate opening for an “Program Manager” role for a 08 months contract assignment in Brooklyn, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

To create and develop high-quality, user-centric, and engaging content for a new employee intranet platform (aka EDW for Employee Digital Workplace).

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Digital Internal Content Manager to develop the content strategy for the new EDW platform, tone of voice and digital accessibility policies and guidelines.
  • Partner with colleagues across the business to define and plan content for the EDW.
  • Write and edit a range of high-quality, engaging and accessible content for the EDW, working with internal stakeholders as required, and ensuring it meets all guidelines.
  • Advise and consult with communication business partners on best-practice content development to achieve EDW content goals.
  • Commission EDW content from freelancers and agencies as required and ensure quality control.
  • Develop US news and stories for the EDW that promotes and illustrates strategic priorities.
  • Develop and commission video, visual imagery and other forms of content to bring EDW content to life as required, working closely with the Group Digital and Video Assets Executive.
  • Generate ideas for new ways to engage visitors to the EDW with content and stories matched to the strategic agenda.
  • Track EDW analytics and develop insights to drive the constant evolution and development of content.

Knowledge, Experience, and Technical Know-How:

  • Excellent digital content and production skills, including planning, writing, editing, proof-reading, video and page design using a CMS.
  • At least three to five years of experience working in a fast-paced digital environment, with experience of working on an EDW an advantage.
  • Strong attention to detail and outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to translate complex ideas into plain English for a range of audiences.
  • Strong editorial judgement, with proven knowledge and experience of writing news copy.
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting workloads, producing quality content to a tight deadline.
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Office 365, SharePoint and web technology.

Qualifications:

Relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience working in a fast-paced environment.

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Project Manager III-US

We have an immediate opening for a Lead Project Manager in Syracuse, NY.

This contract role is an exciting opportunity in the Capital Delivery Department with an established utility company looking for a strong PM to join their high energy, collaborative team.

  • This position will be responsible for the planning, delivery, management and governance of the NY Electric Complex Capital Projects to ensure they are developed in a least cost, fit for purpose manner in order to improve long term project robustness, requirements, costs and timescales.
  • This position will ensure the optimization of design and development, considering the alignment of resources (people, materials, access, permissions) with clear cost and time ranges at the front end of project and program lifecycles.
  • This position will engage key stakeholders to ensure adherence to the Complex Capital Delivery process, highest standards of health, safety, environmental, security and quality.

The ideal candidate will have strong skills in: electrical engineering design, project management, stakeholder engagement, presentation, construction management, interpersonal, oral & written communication, critical analysis and capable of leading and influencing teams, and gaining support and commitment from a wider operational group.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience in electric operations engineering, project management, utility construction or equivalent relevant experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree required in an engineering discipline and/or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience in all aspects of utility natural gas construction operations.
    • Master’s degree in engineering discipline, MBA or relevant equivalent preferred.
    • Professional Engineers license and/or Certified Project Management Professional preferred.
  • Proven experience in direct project development and design including milestone management, resourcing, affordability, risk management, reporting and possess team leadership and influencing skills.
  • Knowledge of electrical system operations, engineering, environmental, engineering economics, and familiarity with legal, purchasing, and utility accounting regulations.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Project Manager III-US

We have an immediate opening for a Lead Project Manager in Syracuse, NY.

This contract role is an exciting opportunity in the Capital Delivery Department with an established utility company looking for a strong PM to join their high energy, collaborative team.

  • This position will be responsible for the planning, delivery, management and governance of the NY Electric Complex Capital Projects to ensure they are developed in a least cost, fit for purpose manner in order to improve long term project robustness, requirements, costs and timescales.
  • This position will ensure the optimization of design and development, considering the alignment of resources (people, materials, access, permissions) with clear cost and time ranges at the front end of project and program lifecycles.
  • This position will engage key stakeholders to ensure adherence to the Complex Capital Delivery process, highest standards of health, safety, environmental, security and quality.

The ideal candidate will have strong skills in: electrical engineering design, project management, stakeholder engagement, presentation, construction management, interpersonal, oral & written communication, critical analysis and capable of leading and influencing teams, and gaining support and commitment from a wider operational group.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience in electric operations engineering, project management, utility construction or equivalent relevant experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree required in an engineering discipline and/or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience in all aspects of utility natural gas construction operations.
    • Master’s degree in engineering discipline, MBA or relevant equivalent preferred.
    • Professional Engineers license and/or Certified Project Management Professional preferred.
  • Proven experience in direct project development and design including milestone management, resourcing, affordability, risk management, reporting and possess team leadership and influencing skills.
  • Knowledge of electrical system operations, engineering, environmental, engineering economics, and familiarity with legal, purchasing, and utility accounting regulations.

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Hardware Test Development Specialist

Our large IT client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Aerospace company.

We are looking for a Hardware Test Development Specialist to support the team.

Duration: 6 months

Location: North York, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION          

To design new or revise existing products (simulators, testers, training equipment), and installations, utilizing processes based on established engineering principles, and by applying latest technological advancements and practices in hardware engineering to meet project requirements.

Responsible for designs of varying difficulty and complexity depending on experience, and involving new technology and innovative approaches

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Candidate must have experience on tools like National instruments, Control systems, NI LabVIEW, Visual basics.
  • VB knowledge is required.
  • 5+ years of experience in Hardware testing

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Construction Cost Manager III-US

 

We have an immediate opening for a “Construction Cost Manager” for a 06 months contract assignment in Syracuse, NY

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

  • Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor National Grid is actively seeking highly talented Cost Managers / Quantity Surveyors for immediate employment in our Waltham MA, offices.
  • This position will be a member of the growing Complex Contract Management team which is within the Capital Delivery organization.
  • The Complex Contract Management is team is responsible for post award contract management of large complex gas and electric projects, cost assurance, change order review/reconciliation, contract compliance, contractor performance and more.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide contract support, guidance and advice to the project delivery teams to insure compliance and contractor costs are robustly managed across the portfolio of projects.
  • Review validate and reconcile/negotiate change orders associated with complex gas and electric construction projects to ensure National Grid achieves value for money spent.
  • Identify early warnings and assist with and monitor appropriate risk mitigation.
  • Support the Project Manager with site progress and work completion status enabling accurate and timely cost and schedule update.
  • Regularly review and monitor contractor progress of the assigned portfolio of projects to verify the costs and progress of job as compared to the Earned Value report.
  • Support Project Manager to verify forecast accuracy based on crew efficiency, change impacts, etc.
  • Ensure contract compliance through effective contract management activities
  • Monitor contractor performance and review with contractors on a regular basis

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Construction project experience– understanding of the nature of construction projects and the effective / professional approach to delivery.
  • Construction contract knowledge – ability to interpret and apply contract clauses to ensure National Grid’s commercial interests are protected.
  • Claim assessment / valuation – ability to independently assess / verify the cost and schedule impact on the project or event
  • Cost estimation – ability to provide input to forecast the cost to complete a project
  • Project management understanding assessment – ability to review and understand project to assess validity, deliverability and assess impact of delays
  • Attention to detail
  • Negotiating skills
  • Utility experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Construction Management, Engineering degree desired

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

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Construction Cost Manager

We have an immediate opening for a “Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyors” for a contract assignment in Syracuse, NY

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

Client is seeking for highly talented Cost Managers / Quantity Surveyors for immediate employment. This position will be a member of the growing Complex Contract Management team which is within the Capital Delivery organization. The Complex Contract Management is team is responsible for post award contract management of large complex gas and electric projects, cost assurance, change order review/reconciliation, contract compliance, contractor performance and more.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide contract expertise, support, guidance and advice to the project delivery teams
  • Handle disputes/conflicts relating to construction contracts/contractors
  • Review validate and reconcile/negotiate change orders associated with complex gas and electric construction projects to ensure National Grid achieves value for money spent.
  • Ensure contract compliance through effective contract management activities
  • Monitor contractor performance and review with contractors on a regular basis

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Construction Management experience required
  • Experience as field engineer, project engineer and/or cost engineering preferred
  • Field construction project experience– understanding of the nature of construction projects
  • Construction contract knowledge – ability to interpret and apply contract clauses to ensure National Grid’s commercial interests are protected.
  • Change Order assessment / valuation – ability to independently assess / verify the cost and schedule
  • Attention to detail
  • Negotiating skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Utility experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Construction Management, Civil Engineering degree desired

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.   

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Construction Cost Manager III-US

 

We have an immediate opening for a “Construction Cost Manager” for a 06 months contract assignment in Waltham, MA

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

  • Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor National Grid is actively seeking highly talented Cost Managers / Quantity Surveyors for immediate employment in our Waltham MA, offices.
  • This position will be a member of the growing Complex Contract Management team which is within the Capital Delivery organization.
  • The Complex Contract Management is team is responsible for post award contract management of large complex gas and electric projects, cost assurance, change order review/reconciliation, contract compliance, contractor performance and more.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide contract support, guidance and advice to the project delivery teams to insure compliance and contractor costs are robustly managed across the portfolio of projects.
  • Review validate and reconcile/negotiate change orders associated with complex gas and electric construction projects to ensure National Grid achieves value for money spent.
  • Identify early warnings and assist with and monitor appropriate risk mitigation.
  • Support the Project Manager with site progress and work completion status enabling accurate and timely cost and schedule update.
  • Regularly review and monitor contractor progress of the assigned portfolio of projects to verify the costs and progress of job as compared to the Earned Value report.
  • Support Project Manager to verify forecast accuracy based on crew efficiency, change impacts, etc.
  • Ensure contract compliance through effective contract management activities
  • Monitor contractor performance and review with contractors on a regular basis

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Construction project experience– understanding of the nature of construction projects and the effective / professional approach to delivery.
  • Construction contract knowledge – ability to interpret and apply contract clauses to ensure National Grid’s commercial interests are protected.
  • Claim assessment / valuation – ability to independently assess / verify the cost and schedule impact on the project or event
  • Cost estimation – ability to provide input to forecast the cost to complete a project
  • Project management understanding assessment – ability to review and understand project to assess validity, deliverability and assess impact of delays
  • Attention to detail
  • Negotiating skills
  • Utility experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Construction Management, Engineering degree desired

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Planner/Scheduler I-US

 

We have an immediate opening for a “Gas Scheduler” for a 6 months contract assignment in Hicksville, NY If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

As a Gas Scheduler for our Wholesale Gas Supply Department in the Energy Procurement Organization located in Hicksville, New York, you will be part of a team primarily responsible for executing scheduling activities associated with National Grids regulated natural gas transaction activities. The Gas Scheduler will perform scheduling processes (nominations, capacity release, pathing and trade capture system scheduling) in a timely and accurate manner. The Gas Scheduler will work closely with both traders and planners to clearly understand and meet energy commodity requirements in order to ensure reliable, least cost service for the ratepayer and maximize the performance of the natural gas portfolio. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the Gas Scheduler will also take part in the on-call rotation and will receive an Emergency Restoration assignment for major storms as required. Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Execute all aspects of the first of the month, next-day and intra-day scheduling process for National Grids regulated natural gas transactions.
  • Execute capacity releases for gas off-system sales transactions, Asset Management Arrangements (AMAs) and Retail Choice programs according to National Grids policies and procedures and FERC regulations.
  • Executes daily and weekly balancing trades, as necessary, to balance daily natural gas receipts and deliveries.
  • Analyzes pipeline balances and reconciles imbalances, including coordination of make-up/pay-back schedules with counterparties and pipelines.
  • Works closely with the Gas Traders to ensure that all scheduling and trading processes are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensures data entry requirements are met to properly settle with counterparties.
  • Executes transactions in accordance with all risk policies and limits.

Skills

  • Minimum (1) year gas scheduling experience.
  • Knowledge of key interstate gas pipelines serving Northeast markets (e.g. Transco, Texas Eastern, Tennessee, Algonquin, Iroquois, Dominion, Texas Gas, etc.) is a plus.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment required.

Education

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Accounting, Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics, Computer Science, Finance, Management Information Systems or other analytic discipline or equivalent work experience is required.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Estimator II-US

 

We have an immediate opening for a “Project Estimator OR Cost Estimator” for a 6 months contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

  • The project estimator, also known as the cost estimator, serves a vital function in the growth of a construction or manufacturing company.
  • This professional is responsible for accurately calculating the total costs associated with a construction project or the development of a new product.
  • The cost estimator's conclusions will help the company assess the feasibility of moving forward with the proposed project.
  • Specifically, a project estimator will take into consideration all relevant factors in the plan such as materials, labor and equipment, as well as related expenses including as insurance, taxes and incidental costs due to delays.
  • A project estimator may also review bids offered by subcontractors in order to choose the most cost-effective option.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Estimator II-US

 

We have an immediate opening for a Project Estimator/Cost Estimator for a contract assignment in Waltham, MA.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

  • The project estimator, also known as the cost estimator, serves a vital function in the growth of a construction or manufacturing company.
  • This professional is responsible for accurately calculating the total costs associated with a construction project or the development of a new product.
  • The cost estimator's conclusions will help the company assess the feasibility of moving forward with the proposed project.
  • Specifically, a project estimator will take into consideration all relevant factors in the plan such as materials, labor and equipment, as well as related expenses including as insurance, taxes and incidental costs due to delays.
  • A project estimator may also review bids offered by subcontractors in order to choose the most cost-effective option.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Electric Asset Data GIS Analyst

 

We have an immediate opening for a “GIS Analyst”  for a 12 months contract assignment in Syracuse, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

  • Hands on experience working with Electric utility GIS models and systems – Smallworld or ESRI
  • Experience working with utility asset information – particularly electric distribution
  • Experience working with other systems including work and document management
  • Understanding of data management and quality principles

Notes:

  • More electric experience requested as compared to ArcGIS experience
  • ArcGIS experience can be taught but the electric experience is valuable when a virtual walk down of the electricity distribution system occurs to confirm the connectivity model
  • The connectivity model is a simple way of indicating that all of the components on the electric distribution system align
  • The contractor will be working on scrubbing the data in the current GIS
  • Preferred experience with Smallworld GIS
  • GIS knowledge preferred else will also consider utility configuration experience
  • Training is provided for the contractor

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Executive Assistant

Do you want to work for the largest electrical and natural gas utility companies? They are currently looking for an Executive Assistant to support their facility in Waltham, Massachusetts. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

 

Admin Assistant III / Executive Assistant

Contract Duration: 6 Months Contract (possible extension)

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description:

  • The Executive Assistant plays a critical role providing high level administrative support to the Vice President, thereby maximizing the impact of this leader.
  • This is a dynamic and fast-paced position, requiring a highly organized professional, who can juggle many tasks at once, and is comfortable interfacing with all levels of internal management and staff as well as with external stakeholders.
  • The Executive Assistant maintains and protects highly confidential corporate information and must have strong emotional intelligence, high ethical standards, and be capable of working independently

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Effectively and efficiently manages internal and external stakeholder engagements and demands through a complex calendar, travel logistics, numerous internal and external phone calls, and expense reports with multiple exchange rates, handling all details with competent expertise.
  • Anticipate, prepare and organize agendas, files, and presentation materials for Executives presentations and meetings.
  • Conserves executive's time by: reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications, and managing expense reports.
  • Continuously monitors and manages multiple methods of communication through internal/external email, internal/external phone calls, and in-person inquiries.

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, with a minimum of 5 years of experience supporting Senior Level Executives.
  • Proven competencies in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook required.
  • Experience with SAP a plus.

 

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Senior Contracts Manager

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Contracts Manager for a long term contract assignment in Waltham, MA

To learn more, connect with us.

Responsibilities:

  • Flexibility
  • Commercial Orientation
  • Interacting with People
  • Communication
  • Global IS Organization
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Contract Law Principles
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Corporate, Industry and Professional Standards
  • Third Party Products and Services
  • Budgets
  • Financial Analysis

Founded by engineers to support the needs of technical organizations, the Ian Martin Group has been creating authentic connections around meaningful work since 1957.

As North America’s most progressive recruitment and project-staffing firm, we specialize in engineering and IT recruiting to help organizations of all sizes hire better.

The Ian Martin Group is a certified B Corporation, which means we meet comprehensive standards that measure our impact on employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

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