Consultant, Power Customer Contracts - 511912

Tennessee Valley Authority Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 4 weeks ago

Responsibilities

Consultant, Power Customer Contracts

  • 511912

Organization: Financial Services

Department: Power Customer Contracts

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Posting Open: 09/13/2021

Posting Close: 09/27/2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Salary: Competitive

Ready to make a difference? Explore available careers at TVA and help us serve one of the fastest growing regions in the country.

At TVA, we serve the people of the Tennessee Valley to make life better through the three Es: energy production, environmental stewardship and economic development. From the time we were founded in 1933, we've been tasked with bringing prosperity to our region, and we live that mission every day. We are driven by service and powered by our people.

Does that sound good to you? If you're passionate about making a difference, then consider joining the talented, diverse team at TVA, and know what it is to have a purpose-driven career.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Member of a power customer contract team responsible for more than 10,000 power supply and related contracts that secure TVA's right to more than $10 billion of annual revenue. Work includes a broad scope of independently drafting, reviewing, interpreting, and administering contracts; also independent project management, and program administration activities. Independently engages directly with internal customers to identify and assess business documentation needs. Develops and implements innovative solutions through effective project management. Responsible for identifying and implementing best practices in the development of business documentation (including contracts), program implementation, and program and contract administration. Consults with internal and external business partners to provide documentation solutions that meet business objectives in the most direct way.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Serve as subject matter expert on drafting, interpreting, and analyzing contracts.

  • Coordinates and leads project/program/product activities among multiple TVA organizations, e.g., Rates & Pricing, Demand Side Pricing, Revenue & Billing, Office of the General Counsel, Energy Efficiency & Demand Response, Customer Relations, Transmission, and Economic Development.

  • Independently engages internal and external business partners to assess and meet their business documentation needs.

  • Independently prepares project plans, establishes milestones, and monitors progress of specific projects to ensure goals and objectives are met.

  • Supports the development, implementation, and administration of TVA programs.

  • Independently develops and makes recommendations to management to address strategic contract issues.

  • Proactively supports the continuous improvement of organizational health by, among other things, mentoring engineers/contract writers, analysts, and business support representatives, providing honest, constructive feedback, and working with a positive attitude.

  • Maintains extensive knowledge of TVA's technology resources and uses them to document business relationships and transactions.

  • Responsible for providing senior-level support to the Pricing & Contracts organization on various company-wide projects and teams.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree. MBA, JD, or other post graduate degree required.

Experience

  • Five or more years of contract related experience which includes drafting, interpreting, coordinating, resolving legal/contractual issues and/or development related to contract templates. Prior utility experience is desirable.

Certification/License, etc

  • None

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong project management skills and business/legal acumen. Excellent reading comprehension skills. Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements. The ability to develop, implement, and accurately interpret program documentation, including contracts. Ability to produce high quality, error-free work under pressure and meeting tight deadlines. Very strong written and oral communications skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.samhsa.gov/workplace. TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

  1. Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

  2. Email documents to [email protected]


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Consultant, Power Customer Contracts - 511912

Tennessee Valley Authority