Title:  Supervisor, Research Operations

Division:  Center for Gene Therapy
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6455


This position manages our interactions with external industry collaborators.  Responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. The position will oversee all aspects of projects, including setting of deadlines, assigning of responsibilities and monitoring and summarizing progress of projects. They will prepare reports for center leadership and company collaborators regarding status of projects. Position supervises one research employee.

Job Duties

  • Schedules and budgets, in line with CAGT’s external collaborator’s strategic objectives and priorities.
  • Establishes and implements project management meetings and processes to proactively track project status across the different stages, identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths and ensure adherence to project timeline, resource plan and budget.
  • Develops program/project level risk assessment and mitigation strategies; to proactively anticipate potential risks and impacts and to facilitate resolution of issues on a timely basis.
  • Collaborates and provides effective coordination for cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of project objectives and support resolution of project issues.
  • Applies project management best practices in the development, initiation, planning, execution, control and close-out of projects.
  • Prepares progress reports and key updates to the CAGT Management on a regular basis or as required.
  • Alliance management of external industrial collaborated program/projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Life Sciences B.S. degree.
  • Greater than 5 years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing clinical stage projects (immuno oncology/ trial experience is preferred).
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in the areas of relationship building and communication.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and decision analysis.
  • Expertise in all phases of Project Management, Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitor/Control, Closeout.
  • Experience with MS Project and other project management software tools.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, managing and controlling cross functional project budgets, timelines and scope.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.