Entergy IT, Project Operations Analyst in New Orleans, Louisiana
IT, Project Operations Analyst
Date: Jul 21, 2021
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
This position can be filled in New Orleans LA or the Woodlands TX
This position will be filled as an Analyst II, III, or Sr based on the candidates experience and qualifications
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.
The company’s utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.
The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders – our customers, employees, communities and owners – as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance. We are focusing our sights on three key priorities — customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.
Project Analyst will be the point person for all auditing and operational needs at a project level. Individual will support project execution strategies by performing audits, executing on operational requests, driving customer communications, implementing continuous improvement opportunities, and ensuring reporting is accurate, while ensuring alignment with Entergy auditing standards. Additionally, the Project Analyst will provide analytical expertise to support project and portfolio management in Microsoft SharePoint.
This position interfaces directly with Project Managers and his/her PMO Leadership, providing trusted insight into the health of a project.
PRIMARY DUTIES & AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Provide governance support by ensuring project adhere to IT PMO policies and work instructions
Provide customer support to all project stakeholders that pertain to reporting, auditing, communications, and process changes.
Responsible to support project stakeholders in IT PMO Tools, such a SharePoint and ServiceNow.
Drive communications with all project stakeholders.
Ensure all policies and work instructions are up to date and operational.
Ensure all training is updated regularly with accurate information, that accounts for process changes.
Oversee financial & schedule project milestones
Assist Project Team in developing/reviewing/implementing cost corrective actions & recovery plans
Focus on continuous improvement opportunities for the internal and external team.
Drive data strategies across the PMO
Ensure reporting presents the needed data to the customer that is accurate.
Focus on providing quality audit reviews.
Minimum education and experience required
Analyst II: Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Design, Business or related field and 2+ years of relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree 6+ years of relevant work experience is required
Analyst III: Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Design, Business or related field and 4+ years of relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree 8+ years of relevant work experience is required
Analyst Sr: Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Design, Business or related field and 6+ years of relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree 10+ years of relevant work experience is required
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required
High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and the remainder of the MS Office suite
Microsoft SharePoint Administrative expertise
Solid understanding of Project Management and Project Management Office
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and work effectively in a collaborative team environment
Capacity to adapt to changing work priorities
Excellent researching, decision-making and organizational skills are required
Complex Problem Solving -- identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
Work independently and follows through on assignments with minimal direction while keeping the team informed
Possess a mastery of basic/generic data skills (tools & concepts)
Maintain confidentiality and adhere to data protection and other guidelines where appropriate
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Agile Certified (CSM, CSPO, etc) is a plus
PMP (Project Management Professional) is a plus
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) is a plus
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function :Information Technology
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 103287
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 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.
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