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Job ID: 4820
Updated: Nov 7, 2018
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Category: Facilities/Office Services
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Operations Specialist reports directly to the Operations Manager and is responsible for the daily coordination of facility related activities to ensure efficient and safe operations within the Houston office. In collaboration with the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for responding to requests for on-site building management issues, workstation and office space needs. He or She also coordinates office moves, new hire, building related projects, preventative maintenance, scheduled repair requests, and facilitation of contract parking. In collaboration with the Operations Manager, the Operations Specialist will also be responsible for maintaining the floor maps, including participate in space planning design and office utilization to ensure that we remain consistent with the Firm’s strategic plan. This position also entails acting as a liaison between property management and vendors. In collaboration with Chicago Purchasing/Sourcing Departments, He or She is responsible for processing invoices related to facilities and mailroom activities, creating requisition forms, processing purchase orders, monitoring order status, including preparing, executing and tracking vendor service contracts.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
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