Sr Mgr, Power Development (Renewables)

Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, Inc.-ESI (OLD) 

Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for a renewable generation and energy storage project development team that supports the corporation’s sustainability goals of reducing carbon emissions. Manage the expansion of the development pipeline through land acquisition; development asset purchases; greenfield project development activities; procurement of Owner’s Engineer and other project support services; negotiation of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contracts; and providing oversight of all front-end loading stages for utility scale renewables or portfolios of projects to assure an effective hand-off to an oversight team for successful execution.

 

This individual is a leader with demonstrated experience in project development with commercial acumen and a strong advocate for the partnering process with key stakeholders including internal/external support groups across Entergy and contractor partners. This individual is responsible for the leadership needs of his/her cross-functional team; executing a development strategy; applying his/her technology understanding and experience; and building an effective relationship network with key internal and external individuals.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Grows an effective project development team that is focused on delivering renewable generation and storage projects that enable the enterprise to meet the stated sustainability commitments and renewable generation resource needs.  Understands the requirements and contributions of critical team positions and that of the key stakeholders.
  • Understands the roles of the Utility and regulators in project development and viability.
  • Manages the development of the project vision and execution philosophy, along with deliverables necessary to progress a project through a Stage Gate Project Lifecycle Process. 
  • Works closely with the regulatory functions to support the requirement of receiving the necessary certifications.
  • Utilizes Commercial Expertise to solidify commercial agreements, including Real Estate agreements, and delivers successfully negotiated contracts with the partnership of key stakeholders.
  • Full understanding of the contractual aspects of projects and the need to create a contracting strategy that delivers superior economic performance and that can be executed safely, with high quality while delivering cost and schedule certainty. 
  • Support and/or lead contract negotiations for contracts and fulfill duties as contract manager, as needed. 
  • Manages risks to ensure risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Develops critical relationships with key stakeholders and project contributors.
  • Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management. 
  • Promotes safe behavior, in accordance with Company expectations, and adherence to the safety rules on the project.
  • This position is required to support enterprise-wide DIB initiatives across the project team. 
  • Mentorship and individual development of their team members. 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's in Business, Management, Finance, Engineering, or similar degree. Advanced degree preferred.

 

Minimum experience required of the position

At least 10 years’ experience in project development and management experience. Renewable generation project development experience is preferred

 

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Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114803
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEO 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 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 and Pay Transparency.

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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.


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