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Entergy HR, Business Partner - Advisor in Woodlands, Texas

HR, Business Partner - Advisor

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC


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*This position may be filled in Texas or Louisiana and will be supporting sites in the areas.*

Job Summary/Purpose

The HRBP Advisor is the key leader in developing, implementing, and continuously improving people plans to maximize the performance of employees in their respective business units. The HRBP Advisor is a key strategic partner for their respective business unit and operates as a full member of the business leaders’ management teams.

This role will work in partnership with the business and human resources teams, including the talent management, organizational health and diversity, talent acquisition and Total Rewards teams to develop and execute strategies aimed at attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent that will enable Entergy to achieve the vision of becoming the Premier Utility.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. In conjunction with the HR organization and their respective business unit, leads the development and execution of the business unit people plan, including, but not limited to:

  2. Talent Resource Strategies- including workforce planning

  3. Talent and Performance Calibrations

  4. Pay for Performance & Pay Equity

  5. Talent Reviews

  6. Succession Planning

  7. Agile Career Pathing

  8. Organization Development

  9. Organization Effectiveness

  10. Business Evolution Measures/Metrics

  11. Organization Design

  12. Org-specific On-Boarding

  13. Retention Programs

  14. Engagement Programs

  15. Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Programs

  16. Organizational Health Programs

  17. Leadership Coaching

  18. Change Management Consulting

  19. Employee Relations

  20. Labor Relations

Typically, the HRBP Advisor will be accountable for the support of a number of small or less complex

business units.

  1. Through the analysis and interpretation of business and people data, provides insights and recommendations to the business to drive improved business results. The HRBP Advisor is required to interpret and translate the data into meaningful actions that the business can take to improve employee performance. Successful execution of this requires the HRBP Advisor to communicate those insights to the business in a way the business can understand the impacts of their actions. This requires strong influencing skills.

  2. Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends in all aspects of HR. Supports the HR Business Partner Leadership Team to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies.

  3. Participates on HR and enterprise-wide steering committees and leads special projects. Responsible for building collaborative relationships with all parts of HR, Shared Services and other groups as needed to deliver HR results.

  4. Supports efforts to improve both employee engagement and diversity and inclusion with the business organizations supported.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education & experience required of the position

  • 5+ years in HR or related experience with or without a degree. 2+ years leading teams, or leading programs and initiatives where the employee can demonstrate the ability to effectively influence others.

  • Advanced degree is a plus.

  • 2+ years Plant Experience is a plus.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • Directs and may lead key initiatives, and/or projects.

  • Strong drive, initiative, and willingness to take risks to learn

  • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Advanced knowledge of HR Management systems or other experience with HRIS

  • Able to analyze and provide input on the most complex situations.

  • Able to communicate complex information to a diverse audience in a way that is easily understood

  • Exercises independent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

  • When given a leadership role, coordinates the activities of a functional team

  • Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.

  • Develops and fosters relationships and able to effectively influence all stakeholders

  • Informal leadership of peers

  • High level of understanding of all aspects of HR generalist support

  • Highly organized and results oriented

  • Some experience in dealing with senior executives and leaders of the business

  • Understands and facilitates the change process through completion.

  • Gains leadership involvement and line ownership.

  • Incorporates the perspectives of all stakeholders and analyzes business and people related data to influence people plans and activities.

  • Tracks and communicates strategy progress and setbacks.

  • Committed to continuous learning / improvement in all aspects of HR.

  • Judgment - can discern when to inquire, advocate, drive, or resolve more decisively.

  • Developing an understanding of diverse customer/client needs and demonstrates an ability to flex style when faced with myriad dimensions of culture in order to be effective across cultural contexts.

  • Understands the dynamics of cross-cultural and inclusion related conflicts, tensions, misunderstandings, or opportunities.

  • Understands applicable laws, regulations, and government requirements and their impact on the business.

  • Ensures compliance through effective programs, policies, and practices.

  • Excellent communication skills (internal and external to Entergy) including written communication, executive presentations, and stand-up speaking skills; comfortable presenting to and facilitating work with all key stakeholders.

  • Willingness to travel to the plants up to 50% of the time

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

SPHR/PHR certification a plus

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 104337

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

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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