Site Acquisition Manager

Clearance Level
None
Category
Real Estate Acquisition
Location
Roswell, Georgia

REQ#: RQ55982

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

This position reports to a Project Manager or Market Lead, and is responsible for a subset of site acquisition, leasing, zoning, and permitting activities related to wireless projects within a geographic market or region.  These projects typically involve turn-key site development services to build or modify wireless networks. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Achieve measurable results and report against financial and non-financial performance metrics related to various site acquisition activities
    • Metrics typically include:  schedule adherence, budget adherence, quality, and document control/tracking
    • This position will typically manage 200-300 sites annually, depending on the project
  • Assist the Market Lead in hiring, developing, and leading a team of site acquisition personnel and sub-contractors
    • Site acquisition teams will typically consist of 3-5 personnel plus sub-contractors
    • Coach and mentor subordinates and assist the Project Team to establish project plans, set project goals, evaluate the performance of the project team and make adjustments as needed
  • Serve as the primary internal manager for all assigned site acquisition activities
    • Be a subject matter expert on all facets of the leasing, zoning, and permitting processes in the market
    • Understand internal and external expectations related to schedule, cost, processes, & quality
    • Drive the site acquisition team and sub-contractors to meet these objectives
    • Maintain an accurate status of all site acquisition activities at all times and be able to communicate the status through reports, e-mails, meetings, conference calls, etc…
    • Ensure the project scope is clearly defined and understood by all internal and external site acquisition personnel to avoid scope creep and minimize changes
  • Establish and maintain a pool of qualified sub-contractors
    • Ensure sufficient sub-contractor resources are available at all times to meet build plan objectives
    • Manage sub-contractor scope issues, quality issues, and change control processes

Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate significant expertise and/or experience related to large-scale wireless program deployments in a leadership capacity.

Areas of emphasis include:

  • Site Acquisition Project Planning, Internal & External Resource Planning and Leadership
  • Scope Development and Understanding of Site Acquisition Processes
  • Strong Negotiation Skills with Sub-Contractors, Customers, and Site Owners
  • Basic Understanding of Project Budgeting and Cost Accounting Methodologies
  • Experience Leading a Team of Site Acquisition Personnel
  • Intimate Knowledge of Wireless Site Acquisition Methodologies and Processes within the Market to Include:  Leasing, Zoning, Permitting, and Zoning/Construction Drawings
  • Risk Management / Mitigation and Creative Problem Solving Skills
  • Extensive Experience with Network Upgrades and/or Overlays:  CDMA, GSM, UMTS, LTE, WiMax, Generator Installations
  • In Depth Understanding of Various RF Configurations, MW Backhaul and Installations, and Fiber Backhaul and Installations

Desire at least 5-8 years of site acquisition management experience in the telecommunications field and BA/BS degree.  PMP Certification is a plus.

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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.