Entergy Analyst - Power Generation Business Support in Woodlands, Texas
Analyst - Power Generation Business Support
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Date: Jul 9, 2019
Location: Woodlands, TX, US
At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.
We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.
Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.
Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of 28 active natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities, with the capacity to generate more than 17,000 megawatts. In addition, Power Generation is building and acquiring new natural gas and solar generating facilities to join with the company’s nuclear group in owning and operating approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity.
* This position may be filled as an Analyst II or III based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *
J OB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:
This position is in Power Generation Business Support group. Business Support oversees a broad range of processes and programs in areas such as Generation Performance Reporting, Acquisition Integration, Incident Response, Incentives, Automation, Regulatory Support, Enterprise Risk Management and Sarbanes-Oxley, Compliance and Ad Hoc Analysis, to name a few.
We are seeking a driven, high-energy, analyst to support Power Generation in achieving its strategic direction of operational excellence.
Primary job responsibilities are to provide professional staff support in varied activities including but not limited to: Change Management, Automation development and, Analytical support.
Successful candidate must be able to work independently to both strategize and tactically execute change management processes.
Develop and execute the OCM (Organizational Change Management) strategy and comprehensive transition and sustainment plans to support the business strategy
Develop and execute OCM deliverables designed to engage employees, which could include, but is not limited to, communications, leadership alignment, and business readiness
Develop and deliver presentations to all levels of the organization
Collaborate with PGEN Training Department to design, develop and deliver change management training, and/or lead a team to design, develop and deliver change management training
Identify risks and anticipated points of resistance and develop plans to mitigate these
Develop key messages, leadership messages and overarching communications that deliver consistent messaging to stakeholders
Collaborate with operations, other support groups and business partners to seek input and prioritize OCM deliverables
Report ongoing change management status and stakeholder readiness
Check and adjust as needed for ad hoc change management and communication needs
Continue to perform ongoing change management support and become the subject matter expert to ensure sustained long-term use and execution of the process
Automation Technology Development:
Work with Power Generation automation team on identifying and developing automation solutions
Interface with Power Generation personnel on process requirements and identifying opportunities to streamline
Opportunity to attend training on Automation Anywhere to learn new technology
Opportunity to work on automation projects from development to production
Work with SharePoint Design to improve the sites and tools used within Business Support
Ad Hoc Assignments and Analytical support:
Perform ongoing data and analytical support for various initiatives and projects
Perform Ad Hoc Analysis and other support assignments that fall under the business support umbrella
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Desired: Business, Technical or related field
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Experience leading teams through influence
Experience developing processes and work products from cradle to grave
Demonstrated experience of independently developing and executing plans and deliverables
Embraces teamwork and a high level of collaboration
Experience developing training criteria and delivering training
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in SharePoint Design Tools and other database tools such as Power BI
Experience in developing macros in Excel and database design is a plus
Desired: Experience working in a support function team environment and leading through influence
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to facilitate and lead teams to drive processes and programs through to completion
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple work tasks simultaneously
Ability to work within deadlines
Recognizes data inconsistencies and irregularities and works to resolve issues and reports to management
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team setting
Strong attention to details
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Self-starter and requires little or no supervision
Capability to produce analyses that range from quick response through detailed documents
Capacity to adapt to changing work priorities
Knowledge of business, automation technology, compliance, and regulation, a plus
Project Management skills a plus
Knowledge of power generation fundamentals a plus
Open to learning new skills
Work may require some travel out of the office approximately 25%
Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands
Job Function :Professional
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 87400
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: Houston
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