Entergy Sr Mgr, Project Mgmt (CP) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sr Mgr, Project Mgmt (CP)

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

This position can be filled in The Woodlands,TX or New Orleans,LA

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.

Job Summary/Purpose

  • Manages large projects or programs of projects that are typically $20M dollars and above. Manages the development and delivery of a capital project or program to which he or she is assigned and focuses on the achievement of project cost and schedule objectives while achieving excellence in the areas of project safety and quality.

  • Works directly with Construction Manager to ensure project is delivered safely with cost and schedule certainty. Manages risks and risk management issues to ensure risks are identified and mitigated. Works directly with Capital Projects Project Controls to ensure alignment with Stage Gate Process and to ensure that proper project controls are being implemented. Works with Capital Projects Analyst team to ensure costs are managed.Change control is established and controlled; and that contingency is properly controlled.

  • Provides direct management and support to Project Team members throughout the project lifecycle. Works closely with business unit contractor representatives to achieve capital project objectives.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Promotes safe behavior and adherence to the safety rules on the project. Leads the project team to establish leading indicators and proactive requirements to ensure safety is considered in all aspects of design and implementation for contractors, Entergy project team members, and the end user. Ensures contract scope of work includes safety deliverables/requirements as needed.

  • Defines the project organization structure required for the project and identifies the technical skills required to achieve project goals. Works with the appropriate Entergy management to assignment appropriately skilled individuals to the Project Team. Prepares contract and approves requisitions, change orders, etc. and processes invoices. Fulfills role of "Contract Manager" or as Owner’s representative in the project contracts. Issues formal correspondence to Contractors.

  • Leads the project team to develop and execute the Project in accordance with the applicable corporate standards and guidelines. Ensures that team members fulfill the responsibilities as required of their roles. Navigates the project through the Entergy Stage Gate process and coordinate activities to meet the requirements of Entergy’s. Oversees the project team in the development of project deliverables (estimates, schedules, gates, deliverables, etc.). Coordinates the activities of project stakeholders and working groups engaged in project work.

  • Develops and maintains the Project Execution Plan and executes the project in adherence with this plan. Establishes and maintains project documentation. Coordinates the efforts of all project participants, including consultants and contractors. Ensures previous projects’ Lessons Learned and applicable industry experience are incorporated into the project execution plan. Manages the project in line with the project budget. Ensures project controls are implemented for effectively managing project scope, schedule, quality, cost, cash flow, risk, contracts and communications in accordance with the applicable corporate standards.

  • Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management. Prepares reports and presentations to management. Identifies, makes timely decisions and takes prompt action on project issues that could impact project performance. Promptly communicates issues to the next level of leadership that are outside the authority or capability of the Senior Manager to resolve.

  • Coordinates with all functional departments as required to achieve the requirements of the applicable corporate standards and to achieve project budget and timeline including CC&A, and Supply Chain. Monitors contractor performance in the area of project safety, schedule, cost, quality of work and compliance with contractual requirements.

  • Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 10 years of experience minimum

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • None

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • None

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level I

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 84899

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, Engineer, Project Manager, Risk Management, Supply, Management, Engineering, Technology, Finance, Operations

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