Entergy Project Controls Specialist Sr in Woodlands, Texas

Date: Jun 14, 2017

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :$76,500.00

MRV Midpoint Salary :$95,500.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 71505

Hiring Manager: Robert B Hughey

Recruiter :Brandon Matthew Rogers

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Provides intrusive oversight of large, complex projects by performing project assurance, reporting, and training that drives predictability and efficiency in project delivery at Entergy. Provides governance for Entergy's Stage Gate Process (SGP) and project management standards - ensuring standardization and continuous improvement in project delivery across Entergy's business units. Provides guidance to project teams on project controls, project business case development, and lessons learned to achieve the requirements of Entergy's Stage Gate Process (SGP) and project management standards.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides guidance in the various disciplines of project management and control; maintains ownership for the development and continuous improvement of policies, standards, and guides that standardize and optimize project delivery across Entergy's business units.

Performs rigorous and independent project assessments of projects within Entergy's project portfolio to ensure compliance with Entergy's SGP and project management standards.

Serves as a SGP Gate Reviewer by performing rigorous evaluations of project development and control deliverables, including business cases presented by project teams.

Utilizes project management and project controls expertise as well as business acumen and experience to provide project management, controls, and business case guidance to project team members across Entergy's business units.

Conducts training on the Entergy SGP, project management standards/implementation guides and in various project controls disciplines, such as Quantitative Risk Analysis (ARA).

Assists in the performance of analysis, optimization, and reporting on Entergy project portfolio including assessments of risk associated with completing planned scopes of work according to multi-year budget plans. Creates project portfolio performance metrics and reports performance using standard portfolio rollup reports.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering Discipline, Finance, Accounting or equivalent work experience. Desired: MBA or other advanced degree.

Minimum experience required of the position

5+ years plus capital project development and management experience (large, complex, utility capital project experience essential). 2 years experience in the management and control of large, complex utility capital projects with an EPC or Engineering firm (desired).

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Knowledge and experience in the management and control of large, complex utility capital projects. Knowledge and experience in the development and defense of project business cases, including the development of project alternative solution and the associated financial evaluation.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired: PMI PMP Certification.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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