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Entergy Sr Mgr, Project Mgmt- Proj Del in The Woodlands, Texas

Sr Mgr, Project Mgmt- Proj Del

Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This position may be filled in Beaumont, TX or The Woodlands, Texas.

Job Summary/Purpose

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 with cost and schedule certainty. Manages risks and risk management issues to ensure risks are identified and mitigated. Works directly with Project Controls to ensure alignment with Stage Gate Processes and to ensure that proper project controls are being implemented. Provides direct management and support to Project Team members throughout the project lifecycle. Works closely with contractor representatives to achieve capital project objectives.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. 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.

  2. 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 assign appropriately skilled individuals to the Project Team. Prepares contracts and approves requisitions/change orders/invoices. Fulfills role of ""Contract Manager"" or as Owner's representative as otherwise defined in the project contracts. Issues formal correspondence to Contractors.

  3. 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 coordinates activities to meet the requirements of Entergy's SGP and associated deliverables (estimates, schedules, gates, deliverables, etc.). Oversees the project team in the development of project deliverables. Coordinates the activities of project stakeholders and working groups engaged in project work. Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.

  4. 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 of capability of the Senior Manager to resolve.

  5. 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.

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

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the utility industry with experience in major capital project planning, execution, and control.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory or leadership experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Engaged leader with a history of successfully delivering capital projects/portfolios. Solid understanding of project management fundamentals and stage-gate processes focused on delivering T&D projects with cost, schedule and scope certainty. Experienced in risk and contingency management. Skilled at leading and influencing across organizations, partnering with contract firms, negotiation, obtaining stakeholder input and support, driving continuous improvement ideas, improving organizational health, transforming organizations and improving customer centricity. Able to build, motivate and inspire effective teams and leverage team diversity. Significant ability to build partnerships with internal customers, key stakeholders, and contractors. Skilled at managing conflict, providing clear direction/role clarity and developing employees. Able to build productive relationships across the organization and with external parties. Demonstrated ability to lead teams to effectively achieve desired results and lead in a matrixed environment. Understanding of regulatory environments.

Any certificates, licenses, etc . required for the position

Preferred: PMP certification

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of project management fundamentals and principles. Extensive knowledge of stage-gate processes and the ability to provide scalability as dictated by project scope.

  • Strong understanding of Engineering, Construction and Project Controls enabling safe, effective project execution

  • Broad knowledge of transmission and distribution planning, engineering, operations, maintenance, and construction.

Business Expertise

  • Strong understanding of, and constructive interaction with, the Power Delivery organization to ensure engineering and operational considerations are incorporated into projects

  • Understanding of regulatory environments and the role projects play in meeting those objectives.

Leadership

  1. High levels of integrity and trust

  2. Manages organizational vision and purpose

  3. Composed in pressure situations

  4. Manages conflict well

  5. Makes decisions when they need to be made

  6. Able to build great teams

  7. Actively listens and communicates well

  8. Develops subordinates

  9. Establishes high standards and expectations; leads through operational and procedural discipline; identifies, communicates, measures, and holds accountability for achievement of outcomes; Constructively challenges and corrects performance.

  10. Consistently delivers results while ensuring strict adherence to operational procedures and standards.

Problem Solving

  • Demonstrated ability to work collectively across the organization with internal partners as well as Contract Partners to bring together a diverse team to solve challenging problems and scenarios.

  • Strong ability to break down problems into small digestible bites such that large problems appear smaller and solvable.

  • Skilled at stakeholder engagement and partnering to deliver outstanding customer outcomes.

Impact

  • Assure that projects designed to drive reliability and resiliency are planned and executed effectively.

  • Able to drive project execution excellence in the eye of our customers (internal and external), being responsive to scope, cost, schedule and quality needs.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Established track record of being able to interact effectively with a range of stakeholders.

  • Creates followership, wherever they go by creating an environment of trust and respect.

  • Has the ability to rally and motivate employees and contractors when projects get difficult, and things become complex.

  • Ability to effectively operate in a matrixed environment.

  • Aility to effectively communicate complex issues, written and orally, to subordinates, executive leadership, internal stakeholders, and external customers adjusting the communication as appropriate for the audience.

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Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands || Texas : Beaumont

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 115177

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 EEI page, or see statements below.

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, sex, 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, sex, 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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

Please note: 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.

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