Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

The M/WBE Project Monitor is a member of Contractor Diversity team at the Harris Health System's Contractor Diversity division. The Contractor Diversity Program ensures Harris Health System's contracts fairly benefit and include minority- and women-owned businesses. The M/WBE Project Monitor is responsible for the daily operations of contracts overseeing progress of sub-awards and payments to M/WBEs while optimizing inclusive procurement practices under the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program.

Minimum Qualifications

a) Diploma / GED
b) Bachelors: Public Administration, Business Administration, Compliance, Education or other related field. (Preferred)

License & Certification:
Valid Driver's License, State of Texas

Work Experience:
a) 1 Year of Experience: Contract compliance & Public Speaking (Preferred)
b) 5 Years of Experience: Contract Administration

Communication Skills:
a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact): Daily phone, email, and in-person communication with internal and external stakeholders.
b) Writing/ Correspondence: Written recommendations related to policy decisions (i.e. M/WBE substitutions or prompt pay inquiries)
c) Writing/Reports: Written recommendations related to contractor performance and good faith efforts.
d) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking): In-person and virtual presentations and training for groups 5 - 50

Language: Bilingual Skills (preferred)

a) MS Word: Intermediate
b) Personal Computer: Intermediate
c) MS Excel: Intermediate
d) MS PowerPoint: Intermediate

Job Attributes

a) Analytical Abilities:
- Ability to mange a diverse set of activities in support of departmental objectives.
- Ability to interpret and enforce the rules, regulation and legal interpretations related to MWBE & DBE programs
- Ability to understand the objectives of a strategic plan and manage self to accomplishing those objectives.
- Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information at all times.
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision and general review.
- Ability to self-start and assume ownership in setting goals.
- Read/comprehend legal contracts and regulatory materials, write/summarize complex compliance matters and create/adapt forms and other program materials.
b) Mathematics: Able to calculate percentages.
c) Design Knowledge and Abilities:
- Requires strong knowledge using various types of office-related and design software. - Able to interact effectively with a diverse group of employees as part planning
f) Other: Utilize exceptional time management skills, effectively prioritize, and manage multiple tasks.

Work Schedule:
a) Travel: 10% locally and 2% nationally
b) Telecommute: Hybrid

Other Special Requirements

Other Requirements: Vehicle Access and

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