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National Grid (UK) Overview

Warwick, West Midlands, England
10000+ employees
1990
Company - Public (NGG)
Energy
$10+ billion (USD) per year
SSE, UK Power Networks, Northern Powergrid
We are an international electricity and gas company based in the UK and northeastern US. We play a vital role in connecting millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use.

We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges ... Read more

Mission: We will exceed the expectations of our customers, shareholders and communities today and make possible the energy systems of tomorrow.

National Grid (UK) Reviews

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    Pros

    Very good people around you who will support you develop and pick you up when you make a mistake

    Cons

    You dont get involved in too much technical work

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National Grid (UK) Interviews

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    Graduate Commercial Officer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at National Grid (UK).

    Interview

    1. Online questionnaire
    2. Phone Interview
    3. Assessment Centre: One-to-one interview, Individual presentation (audience of 2 assessors, no prior preparation required), Group exercise. Assessors are very friendly and do their best to put you at ease.

    Interview Questions

    • One competency based question related to demonstration of commercial awareness   Answer Question
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National Grid (UK) Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Ethical Companies 2015, Ethisphere, 2015
  • Top 50 Employers for Women, The Times, 2015
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