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Project Coordinator

Chicago, IL, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Summary: The Project Coordinator serves as the supply chain manager and is responsible for the development and integration of a cohesive supply chain to support local business operations. Supports oversight, guidance, management, and integration of supply chain operations across the organization, including planning and coordination with fiscal, acquisition, clinical and administrative operations, and facilities.
The organizational location of this position is: Chicago, IL as an in-person position.
• The Project Coordinator operationalizes performance and measurement of functions for all aspects of the supply chain including requirements determination, acquisition planning/coordination/oversight, purchasing, transportation, distribution, tracking, inventory management/control, reconciliation of undelivered orders, and disposition of supplies and equipment. As the Project Coordinator, the incumbent's duties include, but are not limited to:
• Serve as a Project Coordinator, integrating acquisitions and procurement, related support and services for the supply chain, subcontractor and capital equipment, inventory management, storage, and distribution operations.
• Review complex and novel supply chain management issues and develop new methods, processes, or techniques.
• Plan for and coordinate new program requirements; develop plans and proposals for internal and external projects and services.
• Recommend policy, procedures, and methods to best meet the needs of delivering and managing environmental monitoring hardware and software; plan and carry out long-range (5-10 years) studies and forecasts and make recommendations for long-term policy and programs based on these studies.
• Account for the integration and alignment of acquisition, delivery and management of supplies, equipment, and services to ensure the successful delivery of products and services.
• Support the coordination and integration of technology and/or implementation of new supply/equipment requirements.
• Perform broad and comprehensive formal studies of benefits, impacts, characteristics, and problems.
• Analyze the supply chain, developing actions because of analysis results, metrics, quality assurance/compliance, operating practices, and reporting within the corporate system.
• Implement and monitor current systems and the deployment of subcontractor supplies and services.
• Conduct audits, compliance reviews and program effectiveness/efficiency reviews of all activities to ensure they provide satisfactory levels of service and comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, directives, and procedures.
• Develop training and test evaluation programs and curriculum designed to enhance skills and abilities of subordinate staff.
• Plan, develop and adapt the supply chain management procedures for globally sourced inventory.
• Review requisitions to ensure proper utilization of company property and screening for the appropriate use of mandatory sources of supply, appropriate vendors, use of item master file, appropriate classification, determination of appropriate funding codes, inventory of controlled substances, inventory validations, providing for required separation of duties within the supply chain, and related property management responsibilities; account for funds used to requisition company and private industry property.
• Account for and oversee the acquisition, management and distribution of environmental monitoring and computer information system supplies, facility maintenance supplies and services, subsistence, sensitive equipment, and provisions of equipment and services for both assigned projects and personnel.
• Monitor progress toward meeting the plan and identify causes and impacts of delays or other problems related to overall execution of the plan. Adjust plans and schedules to mitigate those impacts.
• Leverage life cycle management practices to ensure efficient allocation of resources for assets through the entire lifecycle.
• Conduct strategic planning and quality management of the equipment and leasing programs; assist with the oversight of procurement package assembly, submission to other electronic databases, and coordinate with Contracting and the Chief Financial Officer.
• Assist in the management of multi-million-dollar budgets for staff training, expendable supplies, equipment, assigned staff salaries, special projects, subsistence, sensitive equipment, and provisions of equipment and services for both assigned projects and personnel.
• Execute administration and personnel management responsibilities.


Required Experience:

Specialized experience is defined as serving as a supply chain management leader/supervisor, responsible for ensuring the logistical requirements of an organization are met; planning/coordinating and evaluating various operations to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of a logistics program. Areas of knowledge and skill should include acquisition management, purchasing, transportation, distribution, inventory management and control, expendable and non-expendable equipment, and warehouse operations; experience assisting with budget formulation and forecasting of expenditures. At this level, candidates should possess experience in overseeing and managing a group with a variety of occupations and subordinate supervisors.

You will be rated on the following competencies for this position:

  • Acquisition Strategy

  • Administration and Management

  • Financial Management

  • Leadership

  • Manages Human Resources

  • Planning and Evaluating

  • Problem Solving

  • Technical Competence

About the Company

Laconic Infrastructure Partners Inc. (“Laconic”) is a leading global provider of Environmental Intelligence, Synthetic Natural-Capital Monetization, and Regenerative Ecoculture services.  


Leveraging its state-of-the-art Sentient All-Domain Augmented Response (SADAR™) environmental intelligence platform, unparalleled in-situ data gathering and validation capabilities, and world-class geo-spatial analysis teams, Laconic works directly at the apex of Sovereign Nations, SOEs, NGOs, and Multinational Corporations to jointly solve a newly emerging class of complex strategic problems lying at the intersection of the ecology, economy, and security domains.


As a chartered Public-Benefit Corporation (PBC), Laconic operates as a true partner to its clients, considering the unique needs and requirements of all stakeholders to conceptualize, structure, deliver and maintain comprehensive multi-variate biologic informatics (MVBI) solutions to problems as diverse as regional food security, decarbonization initiatives, financial compliance obligations, and habitat preservation; to name but a few.


Liaising directly with the highest levels of governments, NGOs, and corporations around the world, Laconic’s Environmental Intelligence Services group delivers unique environmental insights extracted from its validated, high-quality baseline data stores to support evidence-based management of natural resources in dynamic socio-political contexts.


Supplying global institutions requiring the highest-quality structured informatics and carbon-offset monetization solutions, Laconic’s Synthetic Natural-Capital Monetization group assists our clients with the identification, management, and ongoing monetization of hitherto stranded ecosystem assets.


Exploiting its timely access to multi-variate biologic informatics, Laconic’s Regenerative Ecoculture Services group provides modern, data-driven, and sustainable quality-of-life, food & water security, and crop yield enhancement services for populations across the globe.  From arid-environment wheat production in MENA to burn-free rice production in Southeast Asia, Laconic delivers innovative regenerative ecoculture solutions that protect, restore and regenerate the natural environment.


At Laconic we see humanity’s progress as unquestionably tied to the protection, restoration and regeneration of natural systems where economic growth supports a healthy and flourishing planet.  It is our commitment to a better future that drives our culture, our values and the choices we make as a company; choices that shine brightly through initiatives such as our utilization of human sense-making surveys to gather insights into the experiences, needs and knowledge of the local communities who are integral stakeholders in the policy outcomes enabled by Laconic’s services.


20 years from now – we will tell our children, and their children, how we worked to build a world that is demonstrably healthier, both environmentally and socially, than the world which we have inherited.

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