Senior Project Manager - School of Biomedical Informatics

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Senior Project Manager - School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Professional/Managerial

UTHealth Houston School of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition #: 240001FR

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

We are looking for a Full-Time Project Manager to join the BIG-Arc department within the UTHealth McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatic in Houston, TX. In this position, you will be responsible for establishing timelines for deliverables with PI's and management, ensuring tasks are created in our PM system and reviewing them with the director. You'll also keep track of project statuses and reporting, team allocations, and developing documentation. This is a hybrid position.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Plans, organizes and coordinates project management activities ensuring that the project is successfully implemented within budget and on-schedule.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordination and management of project planning, project development, and strategic planning among various staff and determines proper project delivery methods.

  • Oversees and performs cost estimating, design, project scheduling and budgeting, quality assurance, communication, procurement, project closeout, and direct billing of purchase orders for multiple project sites and customers across all project platforms.

  • Identify, develop, and gather resources to complete the project. This may include preparing designs and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, and project staff. May liaise with other operational areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project.

  • May manage ongoing procurements and vendor relationships for state initiatives. Researches new customer prospects and writes formal proposals for business bids. Oversees the submission and renewals of formal proposals with administration, UT Health’s legal department and outreach site administrators to generate new income and retention of project sites

  • Ensures project controls, tracking and performance measurement, reporting and project delivery objectives are met. Monitor progress and performance against the project plan; take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays.

  • Oversees communications, internally and externally, including community engagement activities.

  • Responsible for assisting with the management, implementation, and launch of new products and services. Supports upper management with long-term planning, external relationship development, and staff development.

  • May conduct onsite visits, meetings, observations and on the job training. Also directs and creates professional development, staff training, and mentoring for all project staff.

  • May manage Human Resources activities for direct reports in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Previous experience in project management software or academia is highly preferred.

  • PMP Certification is preferred.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, leadership and planning, administration, or related field.

Minimum Experience:

  • Seven years of experience in project management.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.