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Entergy Mgr, HR Training in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: May 14, 2020

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

The preferred location for this position to be filled is Jackson, MS, but other Entergy locations (New Orleans, LA or Hammond, LA) may be considered.

Job Summary

At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.

We are looking for a proven leader to provide leadership and direction to the HR Operations Learning & Development team during an exciting time of transition and change in our company. This role will be responsible for the administration, maintenance, execution and evaluation of tools, processes and in limited instances programs enabling the learning and development of over 13,000 employees and leaders enterprise-wide.

This leader will also collaborate extensively with the learning strategy and practice owners to assess needs, identify solutions, and implement actions within an ever-changing environment. The successful candidate must be well versed and experienced in the application of adult learning principles and modern learning technology. A laser focus is necessary to implement solutions that deliver learning at the time, place, and pace our employees need it. These solutions will include a wide range of experiential, social, and formal learning opportunities delivered through a broad range of modalities including micro-learning, interactive computer-based training, and augmented/virtual reality.

This position provides a great opportunity to lead a high performing team of learning professionals overseeing Entergy and contract vendor learning programs to ensure our employees are prepared to excel in current and future roles. This leader must model Entergy’s employee and leadership practices while directing the team and interacting with our internal customers. This will require the ability to manage competing priorities under tight timelines for the purpose of achieving measurable results tied to Entergy’s business objectives.

Job Duties / Responsibilities

  • Partner with HR Talent Management learning strategy and practice owners to implement strategies to drive business results through people.

  • Assist HR Talent Management in reviewing Learning and Development needs across the enterprise (Individual Contributors to Leaders) to understand the current levels and stages of talent development for Entergy.

  • Evaluate a wide range of learning solutions and provide recommended approaches that meet the needs of our employees.

  • Develop a plan to execute a holistic program of learning development across different employee and leadership levels and stages.

  • Develop and maintain appropriate performance metrics, consistent with a high performing learning organization.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of learning solutions.

  • Manages ateam of instructors, training developers, logistics and training administrators.

  • Meet financial objectives by estimating budget requirements and tracking training costs - prepare and execute an annual budget to realize departmental/corporate budget targets.

  • Executes all aspects of learning vendor contracts to include compliance and quality assurance.

  • Ensures work produced meets or exceeds quality standards, and adheres to service level agreements, as established with internal customers.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Industrial Psychology, Organizational Development, or other related field and minimum 5+ years of experience in learning and development, leadership development and/or organizational development in an adult learning environment OR in lieu of a degree minimum 10+ years of experience in learning and development, leadership development and/or organizational development in an adult learning environment

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience managing people or teams

  • Experience with / or certification in personality assessment tools such as MBTI and / or Eqi is desirable

  • Strong communication, problem solving and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, and manage resources, within a matrix environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute adult learning theories, curriculum development, multiple learning technologies, and advanced learning techniques. Prior experience integrating augmented/virtual reality and other advanced learning technology into employee development programs desired.

  • Experience managing learning management software.


Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 97142

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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