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Head, HR Business Partners, Nuclear

Entergy Corporation

Jackson, Mississippi 39213
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Job Details

Primary Location: MississippiJackson

Job Function: Human Resources

MRV Minimum Salary: $164,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary: $246,000.00

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNITNBU

Number of Openings: 1.0

Req ID: 70739

Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


Delivering HR strategy and HR governance, guidance, service management and support to nuclear internal client groups to drive value

for all four of our key stakeholders


Enable business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures,

and processes. Operating in a substantially challenging business environment involving exiting a portion of the nuclear assets, while

reinvesting in others and improving strategic HR support to the business.

Assist line managers in strategic workforce planning, to include forecasting and planning their talent pipeline requirements to support the

function/business strategy

Provide oversight of broadscale

HR consulting and problemsolving

solutions to senior business leaders and operates as a key member

of the senior business leaders’ team.

Lead a team of 2 senior managers and 910

HR Business Partners, enabling their success and development. Total size of organization

(employees + contractors) approximates 35.

Serve as the interface between senior business leaders and the rest of the HR organization

Ensure enterprisewide

HR strategies and programs are aligned with the needs of the business by ensuring the business needs are

understood in HR and the business understands the enterprisewide

HR strategies

Improve talent development, succession slates, organizational health and diversity and inclusion within the client organizations, making

Entergy a great place to work

Leverage metrics/tools to assess and monitor organizational effectiveness and to inform businesses in building their business plans

Organizationally, this role reports directly to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. This is a second level HR Leadership role.

Within the business and on a dotted line basis, this role reports ‘dotted line’ to the Chief Nuclear Officer and interfaces with senior

executive/officers in Nuclear Operations.

Understand social, technological, economic, political environmental, and demographic trends facing our industry

Partner with business unit leaders to plan and implement HR solutions aligned to the business unit and pull in resources from shared

services and centers of excellence as needed

Leverage business and human capital data to create people plans to create competitive advantage

Deliver people with the skill and the will to drive steady, predictable earnings growth

Develops and maintains relationships of mutual respect and trust with external nuclear industry stakeholders including INPO, the NRC,

and industry peers.

Represents Entergy with INPO and the NRC in interactions related to the company’s human resources programs and strategies.

Supports and guides senior Nuclear leaders in the implementation of human resources programs and strategies demonstrating Entergy’s

adherence to the principles described by the INPO Performance Objectives and Criteria

Stays abreast of issued and trends in the nuclear industry on matters related to human resources and talent management

Sets high standards of performance consistent with the principles of continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Lead with a relentless focus on safety.

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Minimum education required of the position

Typically requires a college or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience

Preferred: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or an equivalent combination of a completed undergraduate

degree, graduate level coursework and handson

work experience that provides the knowledge and experiences necessary to perform

the work.

Minimum experience required of the position

10+ years in field of human resources with strong knowledge of all human resource functions as key business levers. Demonstrated

success as a business partner and internal consultant.

Desired: 15 years HR experience, including:

Demonstrated knowledge in all areas of Talent Management including Workforce Planning, Sourcing, Employee and Leader

Development, Succession Planning, Performance Management

Trusted advisor and coach to senior leaders

Partnering with business leaders to improve employee engagement

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Understanding of a strong safety culture focused on operational excellence and people

Key Competencies

Strong cognitive ability; ability to simplify complex situations; ability to make sound judgments; ability to research and analyze various

types of data

Strategic Thinker: Big picture thinker who anticipates future trends and consequences and creates competitive strategies and plans

Creative Thinker: Values innovation. Effectively blends creative capability with excellence

Drive for Results: Demonstrates a sense of urgency to overcome obstacles and achieve measurable results. Resourceful and driven

High Level of Self Confidence: Open to other points of view. Willing to take educated fact based risks. Courage and willingness to

advocate unpopular position. Great willingness to share credit with others

Interpersonal Skills/Team Orientation: Ability to interact easily with all levels within the organization; High level of collaboration and

influencing skills. Strong planning, organization, delegation and decisionmaking


Strong Communications Skills: Written, verbal and presentation. Understands importance of frequent and effective communication

Operational Capability: Superior ability to deliver results in a highly matrixed organization

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 nondiscrimination


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


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.


Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is

through preemployment

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.

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