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VP Project Management/Project Development

Company name
Entergy Corporation

Location
Spring, TX

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Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function: Other

MRV Minimum Salary: $170,000.00

MRV Midpoint Salary: $212,000.00

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: 73631

Travel Percentage:25% to 50%

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

This position plans, monitors and manages internal projects from initiation through completion, with primary focus on the development of power generation projects from inception through internal and external approvals. The position secures required resources, and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and changes. It will manage projects to ensure predictability of project cost and schedule. 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensures the development and execution of new power generation projects using Entergy's standard project methodology and tools. Directs and coordinates matrixed project teams - consisting of Project Managers, Project Engineers, and Field Engineers - to provide oversight, strategy, and consistency to customer program and project activities. Must collaborate with department managers to guide and outline strategy for current programs and customers.

Provides oversight to determine the scope, performance, cost and schedule in collaboration with internal stakeholders and the requirements stipulated by regulation.. As the executive point of contact for an individual project: has overall responsibility for the success of projects.  Requests and assembles project team members, in collaboration with the functional leaders, according to the needs of the project.

Monitors overall project schedule; coordinate internal resources; assess and ensure quality of work on individual projects; responsible for standardization across the portfolio, and replication of configuration and documentation; maintains and manages program level issues. Works with subordinate PMs and project teams, as well as internal stakeholders, to resolve issues. Monitors adherence to project methodology by the PMs on their programs.

Escalates any compliance issues to the appropriate internal stakeholder and alerts other executive leadership on performance issues, etc. Is the direct PM for projects as dictated by Entergy priorities and workload, and needs of the internal stakeholders.  Ensures all phases of the projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to a high level of  satisfaction among internal stakeholders. Manages the overall operational and tactical aspects of multiple, large scale projects and programs.

Manages project delivery teams that design, engineer, configure, deploy, and support installation of assigned projects. Internal stakeholder satisfaction on all projects is a high priority and focus of the role. Develops strong working relationships with stakeholders and partner EPC contractors. Continually seeks and capitalizes upon opportunities to increase internal stakeholder satisfaction.

Establishes the project objectives by analyzing project proposal, reviewing and managing project specifications and customer requirements, and collaborating with management. Communicates effectively with internal and external contacts to identify project deliverables. Creates and executes detailed project work plans, and revises, as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of projects. Maintains project database on assigned projects. Manages financial aspects of all projects. Maintains an accurate revenue recognition forecast for all directly managed projects. Responsible for delivering the revenue forecast. Ensures accurate invoicing and monitors receivables for all projects under his/her direction. Analyzes profitability, revenue, and utilization across projects.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

Typically requires a college or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience. Preference for degree in engineering and/or advanced degree.

Minimum experience required of the position;

10 +Years . Prefer candidates with 15+ years relevant experience. Experience with the following: 1)power generation projects, development, design, procurement, and construction;  2) natural gas fueled power generation technology; 3) utility-scale solar power generation technology; 4) energy storage technology

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Prefer candidates with strong skills in project management, contract negotiations, financial acumen, decision making, problem solving, analysis and customer service in respect to various stakeholders.

 

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.

Company info

Entergy Corporation
Website : http://www.entergy.com

Company Profile
We suffered an employee fatality in 2012 and a contractor fatality in 2013. In 2012, employee lost-time injuries increased over 2011. This safety performance is devastating. We are working to build greater safety awareness and a stronger safety culture. Achieving an accident-free work environment for our employees and contractors remains a top priority.

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