Sr Manager, Organizational Health & Diversity

at Entergy in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Sr Manager, Organizational Health & Diversity

Date: Jun 13, 2023

Location: LA, US

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: [[custPostingExpDateInternal]]

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This position may be filled at any location within Entergy’s service territory – LA, TX, MS, or AR. New Orleans, LA is the preferred location*****

Job Summary/Purpose

The Sr Manager, Organizational Health and Diversity is the key leader in designing, planning, and implementing, strategic initiatives that foster a positive corporate culture and advance Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Entergy. Leading a team of organizational health and diversity professionals, the role is a key strategic and tactical member of the HR organization.

This role will work in partnership with the business and human resources teams, including talent management, HR program management, and business partner teams to develop and execute strategies aimed at strengthening our corporate culture, tightly integrating business performance and organizational health and setting expectations for how we will execute on the Path to Premier.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

+ In conjunction with the HR organization, leads the Organizational Health and Diversity aspects of the HR Strategy, including:

+ Development, implementation, and measurement of strategic and tactical plans to improve organizational health and advance diversity, inclusion and belonging at Entergy.

+ Develop strategic approach to align to Our Expectations that will define Entergy’s enterprise-wide culture and the expectations for how we will execute the Path to Premier

+ Ensure and maintain integration of Our Expectations practices, themes and behaviors across our people-related processes, practices, procedures and hold leaders accountable.

+ Uncover “hot spots” in Organizational Health Index (OHI) survey data and assist lead teams in developing action plans to increase organizational health.

+ Research/benchmark best practices and build those into strategies for strengthening corporate culture.

+ Work with leadership teams on their data-driven approach to increase diversity, inclusion, and belonging in our culture

+ Provide oversight for organizational health related efforts, including administration of company-wide surveys and other measurement tools.

+ Development of education, tools and guidelines that advance Entergy’s strategic organizational health priorities. Facilitate working sessions, training, and other interactive experiences to help foster a more diverse, inclusive and healthy culture at Entergy.

+ Partner with Corporate Communications on organizational health communication plan and work with appropriate channels throughout the enterprise to effectively disseminate communications and monitor the subsequent impact on advancing organizational health objectives.

+ Partner closely with HR Business Partners, Talent Management, HR Program Management, Communications and other business functions to ensure alignment of organizational health initiatives with broader organizational objectives and an integrated, optimized approach to fostering a healthy culture at Entergy.

+ Builds organizational capability within the Diversity & Workforce Development team, and ensures top talent is hired and retained. Responsible for leading and developing a team of Organizational Health and Diversity professionals to deliver on the activities and programs described above.

+ Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends in Organizational Health and Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Supports the HR Leadership Team to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies.

+ Participates on HR and enterprise-wide steering committees and lead special projects. Responsible for building collaborative relationships with all parts of HR, Shared Services and other needed groups to deliver Diversity and Workforce Development results.

+ Interfaces with and provides oversight to external consultants and vendors. Partners with vendors to achieve business results. Manages and provide oversight to HR contracts.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred Or equivelant work experience. Masters or Advanced degree desired.

Minimum experience required of the position

7+ years in HR or related experience with or without a degree.

3+ years leading teams, or leading programs and initiatives where the employee can demonstrate the ability to effectively influence others.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

+ Highly organized and results oriented

+ Success managing complex initiatives with matrixed resources.

+ Comfortable with and astute in dealing with senior executives and leaders of external organizations

+ Understands and facilitates the change process through completion.

+ Gains leadership involvement and line ownership.

+ Incorporates the perspectives of all stakeholders.

+ Tracks and communicates strategy progress and setbacks.

+ Acknowledges and addresses challenges, obstacles, and opportunities.

+ Committed to continuous learning / improvement in diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence. Seeks and utilizes feedback from diverse sources.

+ Understands and effectively manages complex group dynamics and ambiguity.

+ Judgment – can discern when to inquire, advocate, drive, or resolve more decisively.

+ Understands diverse customer/client needs.

+ Demonstrates an ability to flex style when faced with myriad dimensions of culture in order to be effective across cultural contexts.

+ Understands the dynamics of cross-cultural and inclusion related conflicts, tensions, misunderstandings, or opportunities.

+ Understands the history, context, geography, religions, and languages of the regions in which the organization does business.

+ Understands applicable laws, regulations, and government requirements and their impact on the business.

+ Ensures compliance through effective programs, policies, and practices.

+ Excellent communication skills (internal and external to Entergy) including written communication, executive presentations, and stand-up speaking skills; comfortable presenting to and facilitating work with all key stakeholders.

+ Strong ability to identify and develop talent, coach and performance-manage a team to achieve premier performance.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

+ Completion of diversity recruiting training or similar program a plus.

+ Special certifications in the areas of Diversity & Inclusion, change management, and/or human resources highly desired

+ SPHR/PHR certification preferred



Primary Location: Louisiana - New Orleans Arkansas : Little Rock || Louisiana : New Orleans || Mississippi : Jackson || Texas : The Woodlands

Job Function : Professional

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Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

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Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 111505

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (\_US) 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

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Posted On: May 17, 2023

Updated On: Jun 24, 2023

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