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Entergy Analyst II, III, Sr or Sr Lead (Vendor Management) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Analyst II, III, Sr or Sr Lead (Vendor Management)

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Date: May 2, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy


This role will be responsible for providing vendor management related support to the Grid Modernization program strategic partners. This person will support key partner relationships and assure the attainment of financial and operational targets, and delivery of contractual obligations. This role will help implement governance processes for managing our key partners and will be responsible for the day to day tracking, monitoring and reporting of partner related metrics and contract performance measures.


Provides industry expertise and applies best practices to project work based on experience.

Works with internal and external stakeholders to gather, track and report on relevant metrics for Grid Modernization program.

Identifies and implements process improvement opportunities to drive continuous improvement in the process of outsourced management and outsourced management trends.

Works with Supply Chain to support key outsourced partner relationships and contracts, including evaluating penalties, incentives, change requests, while working with key stakeholders to ensure that their requirements are met.

Conducts and participates in regular business reviews with our partners, including performance penalties and rewards.

Develops internal standards, templates for working with partners to ensure strong performance management.

Works with project managers, schedulers, project control managers, and cost analysts to provide, track and monitor partner/project financials.

Maintains awareness of project schedules and commitments based on contractual obligations (e.g. deliverables, milestones) to provide support to meet project schedules.


Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business related field required or equivalent work experience, Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

Analyst II - 2-4 years of professional experience.

Analyst III - 4-6 years of professional experience.

Analyst Sr - At least 6 years of professional experience.

Analyst Sr Lead - At least 8 years of professional experience.

Preferred: Vendor management experience. Data and financial analysis. Utility industry experience a plus.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Analytical skill set with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred: Strong planning and organizational skills as well as attention to detail. Proven ability to achieve numerous goals in a timely manner, exercising good judgment and sound decision-making skills. Proven ability to work in a very dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial organization with minimum supervision.Experience with Power BI.

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position

Desired – PMP or CPA


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 86833

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Manager, Supply, Performance Management, Business Process, Supply Chain, Management, Operations, Human Resources

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