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Entergy Project Manager Sr in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Oct 11, 2019

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

*This position may be filled in New Orleans, LA; Little Rock, AR; or Beaumont, TX*

JOB SUMMARY

Provide project management oversight to business, process and performance improvement efforts across Utility Operations. Assigned projects are typically of short duration and can be very quick turnaround. Project teams comprised of analystsandengineers fromwithin the Planning& Process Assurancegroup, SMEs from across Distribution Operations and Asset Management, other Utility Operations groups, and from other Business Units. This position is responsible for clear communication of expectations, project deliverables and timelines to team members, quality control on deliverables and conformance to department processes to ensure successful completion of projects. This position is also expected to be a working member of project teams, providing technical and analytic participation based on prior experience. This position can expect to have frequent interaction with senior and executive management, as well as field operations personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate withPerformance Measurement and Data/ Analytics personnel and other SMEs to deliver process improvement plans and programs and other initiatives as assigned, based on best practices, root cause investigations, data analytics and other research and analysis practices..

  • Plan, monitor and manage range of internal projects from initiation through completion, ensure on-time completion according to specifications. Likely responsible for multiple projects of various sizes and subjects concurrently.

  • Support quantification of benefits through performance metrics and monetized value.

  • Lead cross-functional teams focusing on process improvement in all aspects of the Utility Operations business.

  • Provide regular updates and interface with project sponsors and internal customers to assure alignment on project direction, deliverables, and schedule.

  • Manage relationships between departments and business units during project analysis and execution.

  • Secure required resources, and use formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and changes.

  • Develop professional quality presentations of results and recommendations, persuasively communicate insights and conclusions, and provide briefings to other groups and upper management (including OCE-level presentations) as requested. Responsible for Quality Assurance program and conformance with department processes related to project execution.

Minimum Requirements - Education:

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience. Engineering, Business, Management or equivalent (4 year degree desired).

Minimum Requirements - Experience :

Project Manager Sr : 7 years’ experience in customer service, engineering or operations

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3 years’ experience in project management

  • 3 years’ experience in electric utility industry

Minimum Requirements-Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :

Requires a solid understanding of the organization's business operations and industry. Experience at Entergy with utility operations and processes, financial systems and reporting, or regulatory highly desirable.

Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment. Must possess a working knowledge of utility rates, regulatory issues, company policy, construction of new facilities and contract requirements, and have the ability to prioritize opportunities based on probability of success and profitability. Must be an excellent verbal and written communicator, able to effectively develop and present sales proposals to prospective customers.

Strong capabilities in advanced Excel tools (e.g., Pivot tables, statistics, Macros) and other data visualization and analytics tools (e.g., Tableau) highly desired. Must be proficient with Word, basic Excel, and PowerPoint.

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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: 89043

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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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