National Grid Compliance Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

_About the Position:_

Support the SC Procurement Compliance and Audit Manager (Band D) to manage all audit and compliance related tasks for US Procurement, ensuring risks and opportunities are fully addressed and managed. Support in developing and maintaining a comprehensive compliance framework for Global Procurement encompassing; ethics, compliance, audit and risk.

_Position Responsibilities of (including but not limited to):_

  • Support and provide guidance on internal and external audits carried out on the US Procurement division, ensuring full compliance and risk mitigation. Track, monitor and make sure audit actions are addressed.

  • Contribute to and maintain the National Grid Supplier Code of Conduct, ensuring it is clearly communicated and adhered to.

  • Support in the development of the US Procurement compliance controls and manage updates to the US Procurement Risk Register including running regular risk workshops with Band B and C managers.

  • Provide support to the Compliance and Audit Manager, as the Ethics Champion for US Procurement, ensuring the right ethical standards are embedded across the division with the necessary annual training of staff. Investigate any potential ethical issues within National Grid’s supply chain.

  • Support in developing and maintaining a comprehensive compliance framework for Global Procurement encompassing; ethics, compliance, audit and risk. Report and communicate to the Global Procurement Leadership team and wider Executive stakeholders around this framework.

  • Manage all internal compliance reporting for the US Procurement department, including compliance returns and business separation reporting and annual embedded derivatives reporting. Also, run the annual certificates of assurance process.

  • Manage internal and external communications related to ethics and compliances, for example, the Prompt Payment Code.

  • Ensure the US Procurement community have carried out mandatory annual training and maintain and monitor training statistics.

  • Manage the Procurement system, monitoring supplier compliance issues, security breaches, cyber security and digital risk. Monitor and develop the document security process from a compliance and audit point of view; ensuring Global Procurement is compliant and secure.

  • Support on business continuity processes for US Procurement, to ensure the continuing provision of Procurement in the case of a business interruption.

  • Develop own knowledge and awareness of improvements in compliance and audit processes to be able to improve the National Grid skills base and processes and contribute to best practice within the organisation.

_Knowledge & Experience Required_:

  • Strong relationship building skills and ability to interact credibly and genuinely with senior stakeholders (including up to Board level).

  • Knowledge of Global Procurements Strategic Sourcing Process and associated processes.

  • Experience of supporting audits (including undertaking audits and tracking / analyzing outputs).

  • Experience of dealing with Ethical and Compliance issues and reporting upon these.

  • Experience of working with Internal Audit to review processes, through to resolution of concerns.

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent required.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

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Job: *Procurement Operations

Organization: *Procurement Operations

Title: Compliance Analyst

Location: MA-Waltham

Requisition ID: 20172338