National Grid CNI Compliance Analyst in Liverpool, New York

About the Position:
Analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision-making and the effective working of National Grid's DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program and DOT and OSHA Medical Screening Program At the higher levels this role will also design and implement procedures and policies within their area of work to improve the working of National Grid.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
* Monitor Drug and Alcohol and Medical Screening, including the coordination of the collection and screening processes and communication with MRO, employee, supervisor and Labor regarding test results in order to ensure the organization is compliant with relevant organizational policy and legislation.
* Analyze annual MIS data and prepare reports by region for filing with the Department of Transportation under the Drug and Alcohol Program to ensure Management is kept up to date and informed of regulatory compliance.
* Maintain medical examination notification and tracking systems (medical data base) in order to support the department's decision making process.
* Prepare and write relevant documentation in order that all stakeholders are fully informed and all evidence or statistics are documented.
* Execute instructions and requests, plan and organize resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and in line with relevant policies and processes.
* Maintain and provide information such as regulatory information in order to ensure regulators and other stakeholders are kept up to date with relevant National Grid policies, processes and programs.
* Build upon technical/professional skills within own area of specialties or of other processes in order to continually grow your personal contribution to the business.
* Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit National Grid.
* Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze cost, policy or other information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
* Manage the day to day relationship with relevant internal parties or employees in order to understand their requirements, deliver appropriate, customized solutions and advice, and build cross-functional working in line with National Grid policies and processes.
* Manage the day to day relationship with contract or external service providers, including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes for National Grid.
* Assist and coordinate work on projects by contributing to developing project standards and processes to improve project delivery within the relevant function.
* Keep up to date with market/regulatory developments within own profession/discipline in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for National Grid.
* Develop and maintain analytical systems, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance time/consistency/safety/efficiency and operability.
* Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.

Additional Responsibilities for advanced level candidate:
* Develop process and policy specifications and criteria and options and evaluate those options to support senior management decision-making in the relevant field.
* Research and analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources in order to identify how different scenarios may impact upon the business.
* Design and implement new processes or policies in order to ensure all working practice (and where relevant, health and safety standards) are compliant with National Grid policies and regulatory requirements.
* Translate business objectives into clearly defined business cases, annual plans and objectives in order to support achievement of departmental/operational area.
* Negotiate and agree contracts with outside vendors including standards of work / levels of service to ensure best value for National Grid.
* Contribute to the identification and formulation of strategic objectives specific to area of work/business unit, in order to drive change and innovation within National Grid.
* Lead, motivate and develop a professional team, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer/business objectives.
* Keep regulators up to date and informed in order to ensure they are managed appropriately and in line with regulatory requirements.
* Develop and utilize peer group network in order to absorb and apply technical/professional best practice within own area of specialties.
* Monitor and control allocated human and material resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget.
* Manage key external relationships with respect to local unions and any data provided for business decision making

Qualifications:
Knowledge & Experience Required:
* A Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or up to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience.
* In-depth experience related to the DOT regulations pertaining to Drug and Alcohol testing and regulatory required medical exams..
* Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation.
* Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
* Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices.
* Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
* Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems.

Following knowledge & experience for advanced candidate:
* A Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or up to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience.
* Expert within their field.
* Extensive and significant knowledge of DOT regulations pertaining to Drug and Alcohol testing and regulatory required medical exams.
* Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation.
* Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
* Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices.
* Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
* Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems

Capability Requirements:
* Analytical Thinking: Sees multiple relationships between different sources of data, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation.
* Conceptual Thinking: Sees patterns or trends in data or situations, notices when something is similar to a past situation.
* Impact and Influence: Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case.
* Customer Orientation: Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and professionally and communicates customer expectations to monitor delivery and satisfaction.
* Attention to Detail: Monitors quality of others work, checks to ensure procedures are followed.

Capability Requirements for advanced:
* Analytical Thinking: After analyzing data, has ability to see multiple relationships, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation.
* Conceptual Thinking: Sees patterns or trends in data or situations, notices when something is similar to a past situation.
* Information Seeking: Establishes the facts by digging deeper, asking probing questions and challenging initial responses from different sources.
* Impact and Influence: Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case.
* Team Leadership: Promotes team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities while providing support and structure .

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.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.