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Transition Planner

Transition Planner

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Experienced - Full-Time

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Walsh is currently seeking a Transition Planner for our Walsh Logistics Team preferably in our Chicago, IL office but location is flexible.


The Transition Planner implements and executes all project activities on a transition project, facilitating operational and facility readiness, equipment coordination and staff training and orientation to prepare for move logistics, occupancy and post-occupancy evaluations. Expertise in lean infrastructure design, issue resolution, data analysis and strategic planning with strong communication skills and an exceptionally positive attitude are important in this role.


Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development


  • Ability to define, document and integrate lean workflow
  • Direct action items associated with client contract deliverables
  • Assist in the implementation of the Furniture, Fixture and Equipment plan
  • Provide support for scheduling sessions and follow up activities
  • Support Initial Outfitting & Transition planning coordination including move activities with vendors and owner representatives in a cohesive team environment
  • Analyze data, compile charts, graphs and data for lean recommendations and project reporting
  • Participate in client operational interviews and incorporate mock-ups for best practice decisions
  • Inter-departmental strategic planning, assess staff volume requirements and orientation and training coordination
  • Facilitate move coordination, inventory labeling, tagging and other move-related activities for multiple clients simultaneously


  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant experience
  • Current clinical and/or healthcare management experience is a plus
  • Innovative leadership skills for IO&T including change management expertise, transition planning with workflow and clinical operations knowledge
  • Life Safety, security and EVS/Clean environment policy and procedure knowledge
  • Excellent listening and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication ability with collaborative and decisive initiative
  • High emotional intelligence with poise in delivery for transition planning and change management
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Basic planning, design and construction knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of scheduling software such as Visio 
  • Travel requirement 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran




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