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Tennessee Valley Authority Senior Consultant, FSV - 511074 in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Senior Consultant, FSV - 511074

Job ID:511074Location:CHATTANOOGA, TNRegular/Temporary:Regular


Senior Consultant, FSV - 511074

Organization: Chief Financial Office

Department: Commercial Energy Solutions

Location: Tennessee - Chattanooga

Posting Open: 2/24/2021

Posting Close: 3/3/2021 at 11:59PM EST

Salary: Competitive


Uses independent judgement to lead complex and/or high-profile projects and teams. This position is responsible for leading the standardization and coordination of performance improvement initiatives within assigned BU and coordination with other TVA BU’s on either FSV or Agency level initiatives. The incumbent will manage a wide variety of highly sensitive and visible special projects and will interact with Senior Leadership on a regular basis. This position will serve as a back-up or appointee of the SVP assigned BU on TVA cross organizational teams or Steering Committees and to interface with most other TVA BU’s at all organizational levels. Effectively prepares the SVP of assigned BU for critical meetings/interactions with internal and external stakeholders and provides counsel on business issues for Financial Services.


Supervisory Responsibility — N/A

Budget Responsibility — NA


  1. Lead the development and implementation of assigned BU organizational initiatives related to continuous improvement, performance initiatives and gap closure.

  2. Manages a wide variety of high visibility and high impact projects and special assignments. Assignments will require a high degree of diplomacy and tact in addressing sensitive issues and concerns with senior level management.

  3. Remains constantly aware and alert to emerging needs of assigned BU to take a proactive approach with regard to offered products and services.

  4. Coordinate the policies, principles and rules that establish the expectations for high standards of performance and compliance for the assigned BU organization.

  5. Responsible for communicating lessons learned across all assigned business units and FSV to ensure optimal organizational performance.

  6. Support assigned BU functions identified as belonging to the SBU during Financial update of GOES, including business planning, portfolio planning, risk management, and in the identification of business drivers that impact budget variances.

  7. Interface with Senior Management within assigned BU and other TVA organizations in support of TVA/FSV initiatives, processes, and implementation of initiatives. Represent assigned BU on cross-organizational teams and serve as a delegate on appropriate committees.

  8. Participate in strategic planning and integration of TVA strategic imperatives into assigned BU functions and initiatives.

  9. Responsible for supporting assigned BU in the development of employee communications including Keeping Current, memorandums, and websites.

  10. Assists and advises the SVP of assigned BU regarding performance metrics, budget, business planning, variance analysis, financial reporting, compliance reviews, and managerial reporting. Serves as advisor to SVP of assigned BU and other FSV team members on various programmatic, projects and initiatives. Provides support to SVP of assigned BU on cross-organizational issues and special projects.

  11. Other duties as required to support assigned BU and/or FSV as a whole.


  • Education — A Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, scientific, or related study or equivalent related education, training and experience. A Master’s degree is desirable.

  • Experience — 10 or more years of experience in the utility industry is desired.

  • Certification/License, etc — NA

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities — Proven leadership skills with an ability to manage people across multiple organizations, as well as the demonstrated capability to interface and communicate with senior executives and external entities. Ability to interpret broad policy matters and provide overall direction and economic screening to a portfolio of programs. Strong commitment to TVA's mission, goals, expectations and philosophy.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

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