Job ID: 5186
Updated: Oct 14, 2019
Location: Dallas, 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 Facilities Supervisor oversees the daily office operations within the Dallas office, ensuring the delivery of exceptional internal and external client service from all staff functions including Conference Center, General Services, Mailroom and Facilities. The Facilities Supervisor also supervises the operation of the outsourced food services vendors, all outside copy services, and all car service operations for the office. The Facilities Supervisor anticipates and provides the support necessary to meet attorney and client expectations and develops and implements plans related to the operational needs of the office. The Dallas Facilities Supervisor is instrumental in continuing to develop Dallas Office operations to be at the K&E expected caliber. This position requires a high degree of independent judgment and discretion and will be relied upon for autonomous decision making. The Facilities Supervisor will collaborate with cross-functional and firm-wide teams.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Essential functions include those set forth below. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job. Occasional overtime and schedule adjustments will be required to come in early, stay late, or delay lunch breaks in order to provide coverage. (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
This position requires an individual with superior customer service, professional communication, and team leadership abilities. Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong competence in performance management, project management, and time management. The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in providing high-quality support services, including his or her first-rate capability of identifying, analyzing, and problem-solving service-related issues. Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
The ideal candidate has solid business acumen, demonstrated operational leadership skills, and a track record of delivering results. He/she also possesses strong leadership and staff and project management skills. Experience setting up new operations is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will have an established ability to create and maintain an environment of operational excellence, successfully lead change, develop a culture of exceptional client service, and effectively manage costs. He/she will anticipate and adapt successfully to the evolving needs of the office and the Firm, as well as its clients.
A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 5 years of operations supervisory experience in a legal or professional services organization is required. Excellent presentation and communication skills are critical.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
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