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Entergy Mgr, RTO Policy in Jackson, Mississippi

Mgr, RTO Policy

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

* This position will be preferably domiciled in either New Orleans, LA, Jackson, MS, or Little Rock, AR, but other locations in Entergy’s service territory may be considered based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *


Responsible for the development of the strategic direction on Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) matters that support the company’s operational and financial goals through leadership and coordination with other company business areas. Interface with the Regional Transmission Organization (MISO, including stakeholder groups, task forces, and committees), regulatory trade associations, and state public utility commission personnel for the purpose of ensuring the Entergy Operating Companies, and the Entergy Transmission business function, are prepared to respond appropriately to policy and regulatory market rules and developments that may impact the development, interconnection, construction, and operation of existing and future transmission and generation assets.


  • Monitor regulatory and RTO stakeholder proceedings and communicate business implications to Entergy Transmission organization, OpCos , and other affected functions such as SPO and the Utility Group.

  • Identify impacts of RTO initiatives on transmission and corporate positions in a timely manner. Develop and coordinate transmission strategy on RTO matters and ensure support by senior management. Provide timely and continuous RTO-related information to affected business functions to ensure consistency with corporate positions and strategies. Execute strategies externally for advancing the company’s position.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to establish priorities of various transmission issues and initiatives while developing and advocating Entergy positions in regulatory and RTO stakeholder processes.

  • Assist with interpretation of existing and proposed regulatory market rules as they apply to the development, interconnection, and operation of existing and prospective generation and transmission projects.

  • Provide regular reports to key Entergy stakeholders (Transmission leadership, OpCos, SPO) regarding key regulatory initiatives and events, while identifying associated risks and opportunities.

  • Participate on various industry groups, as needed, dealing with transmission and generation interconnection issues to advocate on behalf of Entergy’s projects and policy initiatives.

  • Establish and maintain strong professional relationships with RTO staff, state public utility commission personnel, and other key industry stakeholders. Advocate Transmission’s position both internally and externally to senior management, regulators, stakeholders and leadership of RTOs.

  • Attend relevant RTO stakeholder meetings in order to monitor and/or advocate issues of importance to Entergy’s Transmission organization.

  • Partner with other companies and/or stakeholders to advocate for favorable policy outcomes that align with Entergy’s present and future commercial interests.

  • Facilitate participation in trade association efforts related to regulatory policy on transmission issues.

  • Prepare and review written and oral internal and external reports, comments, and briefing materials on transmission related policy matters.

  • Regularly communicate, both written and orally, with senior management and internal customers to ensure awareness of current RTO and reliability issues that impact Entergy’s operations.

  • Maintain expertise regarding FERC/MISO tariff matters, Transmission Owner’s Agreement, and related regulatory matters including analyzing MISO filings and FERC orders


Minimum Education required of the position :

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience. JD and/or engineering degree preferred.

Minimum Experience required of the position :

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in regulatory affairs or related area.

  • Utility experience a plus.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities required of the position:

  • None

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

  • None

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge

Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.

Business Expertise

Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.


Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

Problem Solving

Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.


Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies.

Interpersonal Skills

Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus.



Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans || Arkansas : Little Rock || Mississippi : Jackson

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114757

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.


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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