Move Coordinator - Logistics Planner I

 
Position: Move Coordinator - Logistics Planner I

Job ID: 162636

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Facilities Planning/Developmnt

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Logistics Planner I someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist departments in developing project delivery design and execution methodologies related to small to medium in-house moves and relocations. Works with vendors and department contacts to ensure all aspects of reconfiguration requests are met. Also ensures vendor compliance and oversight of related budgets and purchase requisitions. 

 

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Responsibilities :

Functions as an inhouse coordinator 

  • Plans and implements large departmental moves and relocations (e.g., more than 20 workspaces/staff members) including furniture changes, workstation adjustments and equipment for operational projects 
  • Develops scope of work based on customer needs consistent with standards and objectives of Texas Children’s 
  • Develops budget utilizing departmental tools for operational projects to assist the customer in identifying and obtaining funding for move logistics, system/space commissioning, furniture/equipment procurement, and deployment, and operational make-ready needs 

Manages internal and external relationships 

  • Develops positive working relationships with project delivering team members and end-user groups 
  • Works with departments to identify unique move requirements and develop creative solutions 
  • Works with internal resources and/or logistics consultant in the development of move plans for each department 
  • Serves as primary liaison with end-user groups for move activities 
  • Responds promptly to internal and external customer requests 
  • Coordinates services in sequence with all project vendors. 
  • Manages and monitors the progress of move to identify and improve methods of delivery within the departments 

Demonstrates a high-quality work ethic 

  • Proactively identifies issues and takes appropriate action to achieve resolution 
  • Offers individual expertise to assist others in attaining positive outcomes 
  • Ensures complete information is obtained and shared by asking appropriate questions - who, what, where, when, why, how – for a thorough understanding of customer needs and issues at hand 
  • Takes appropriate steps to resolve issues in the best interest of the customer and organization within the guidelines of departmental policies.  Consults with department leadership to address conflicting concerns that arise 


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Associate's degree
  • 1 years’ experience coordinating projects in the design and/or construction industries and preferred project experience in healthcare


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