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MD Anderson Cancer Center Lead Project Controls Specialist in Houston, Texas


The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


Provide expertise and leadership with respect to the development and implementation of processes and practices that assure the efficient and successful completion of design and construction projects.


Subject Matter Expertise Develop and maintain expertise with respect to the application of traditional project controls techniques (e.g. phase-gate management, benchmarking, auditing, process assessments, historical outcomes of similar projects, risk analysis) in order to assist the project management leadership team in ensuring project teams are appropriately structured and appropriate resources and processes are in place to assure successful project outcomes.

Project Management Information System & Reporting Establish methodologies to track, synthesize and summarize project information; Provide department leaders with reports, metrics, tools, etc., that accurately illustrate project status; Establish and maintain information repository so that prior project results can be used as benchmarks for similar projects; Coordinate with other departments as needed; Facilitate communications with department leaders including high-level review meetings and reports; Monitor and report on project goals and objectives.

Oversee administration of Project Management Information System to establish a common set of project management processes and related tools; facilitate and monitor implementation across all projects.

Identify and propose changes to processes and practices, when and as appropriate, document and distribute processes and methodologies to the organization and support project management planning and design methodology (i.e. - standards, policies, best practices, templates, etc.)

Assist in developing and providing training and coaching to build and further develop core project management, planning and design competencies as needed.

Personnel Management Supervise assigned personnel in the production of the business unit's products and services. Make hiring recommendations for staff positions. Conduct performance evaluations and handle personnel issues. Complete appropriate reviews and make recommendations on promotions, salary, and other personnel matters. Establish goals, determine resource requirements, and allocate available resources to meet those goals. Create and implement changes as needed to meet departmental, divisional, or institutional goals

Other Duties as Assigned

Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Construction Science, Architecture, Engineering or related field. Seven years of design and construction project management to include five years of healthcare or research facilities projects and three years of supervisory/lead experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 138766

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 94,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 142,200

  • Science Jobs: No