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Project Analyst

Company: NRG Energy
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

As an NRG employee, we encourage you to think creatively and proactively about your career choices. Our work environment is dynamic and the career opportunities across our businesses offer variety and challenge. Providing career growth to our own employees is critical to our ongoing success--take charge of your career goals and empower your future!
Job Summary: The Sr. Project Analyst will support the portfolio operations and management of initiatives across the cross functional project delivery team within NRG Home. This position will coordinate across all areas of portfolio delivery to ensure all initiatives meet PMM quality standards, assist with portfolio management including creating dashboards, managing capital budget requests, audits, training, etc. This position may also serve as a BA or a PM on projects as needed. Qualified candidates will have a solid understanding of Project Management and Agile fundamentals/methodologies, experience in creating dashboards and reporting for portfolio management as well a working understanding and application of business analysis and project delivery.Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage funding and tracking of upcoming and new project requests, as well as auditing, maintaining, and reporting on data on existingprojects
  • Create management reporting for monthly portfolio and scorecard reviews
  • Build dynamic project portfolio dashboards and reports through collection of data from multiple source systems, project managers andcross-functional delivery teams
  • Create project cost reports for budget reporting
  • Work with IT PMO to develop documentation, and communication of processes in support of these activities as needed
  • Work with project delivery leadership and IT to standardize and improve delivery practices and tools
  • Provide education and coaching on processes and resources for initiation of new projects
  • Maintain an organized and accessible repository of portfolio project documentation
  • Assist in developing presentations and strategies in support of the PMO and Portfolio team
  • Lead the project quality-monitoring process to effectively apply the NRG Project Management Methodology and enforce project standards
  • Interact with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand project charters and business objectives to gather, documentand analyze business needs and translate to requirements for project execution
  • Manage annual project benefits and tracking for all capital projects
  • Ability to serve as a BA and/or a PM on small initiatives
  • Ability to effectively communicate project information both written and verbally with all project stakeholders
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with all project stakeholders, including IT and business stakeholders
  • Ability to manage stakeholder expectations and communicate with on all levels of a project including senior and executive levelmanagement
  • Other duties as assignedWorking Conditions:
    • Remote; flexible to navigate and adjust to a hybrid work environment as needed
    • Some overtime required as special projects ariseMinimum Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Minimum of 3 years of analyst experiencePreferred Qualifications:
        • Minimum of 3 years as an analyst with preferred experience on a project delivery teamAdditional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
          • Demonstrated proficiency with metrics and/or data reporting and creating dashboards
          • Demonstrated proficiency with portfolio management tool
          • Proven capability working with, presenting to and influencing senior executives
          • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form
          • Attention to detail
          • Excellent personal computer skills within a Windows environment, demonstrating advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Officeapplications
          • Ability to work effectively; both independently and with teams
          • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to use good judgment to make recommendations and decisions.
          • Comfortably handles risk and uncertainty
          • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing prioritiesPhysical Requirements:
            • Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities.Why NRG is a great place to work:
              • Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes
              • A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission
              • Stock Purchase Plan
              • Benefits on the first day of employment -Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc.
              • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
              • 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement
              • Generous PTO plan, plus 8 company holidays, and 3 floating holidays
              • Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brandsIf you reside in or intend to work remotely from California, Colorado, New York or Washington State, you may contact Careers@nrg.com for compensation information related to this position and other information as required by applicable law. Please include the job title in your request.NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills. Official description on file with Talent.

Keywords: NRG Energy, Dallas , Project Analyst, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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