The M/WBE Manager is a member of Contractor Diversity team at the Harris Health System's Contract Administration division. As part of the Contractor Diversity team, the Contractor Diversity Program ensures Harris Health System's contracts fairly benefit and include women, minority and other disadvantaged businesses. The M/WBE Manager is responsible reviewing upcoming solicitations to optimize inclusive procurement practices and supervising the operational compliance of contractors and sub-contracts under the Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprise program.
Degrees: a) Bachelors: Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or other related field
Work Experience: a) 3 Years of Experience: Contract compliance (Preferred)
Management Experience: a) 5 Years of Experience: Management experience.
Communication Skills: a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) b) Writing /Correspondence c) Writing/ Reports
Proficiencies: a) MS Word (Advanced) b) PC (Advanced) c) MS Excel (Intermediate) d) MS Outlook (Advanced) e) MS PowerPoint (Intermediate)
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: A) Analytical: 1) Ability to interpret, enforce and develop tools on the rules, regulation and legal interpretations related to MWBE & DBE programs 2) Ability to understand the objectives of a strategic plan and manage self and team members to accomplishing those objectives. 3) Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information at all times. 4) Ability to work independently with limited supervision, relative autonomy, and general review. 5) Ability to identify problem areas and develop solutions/corrective measures, for ad-hoc situations and continual program improvement 6) Read/comprehend legal contracts and regulatory materials, write/summarize complex compliance matters and create/adapt forms and other program materials. B) Design: 1) Requires strong knowledge using various types of office-related and design software. 2) Utilize effective leadership, collaboration, facilitation and negotiation techniques. 3) Able to interact effectively with a diverse group of employees as part planning, motivating and coordinating work of staff.
Work Schedule: a) Travel: 15% locally and 5% nationally b) Telecommute
Other Special Requirements
Other Requirements: Vehicle Access and Valid TX Driver's License
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.