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Acquisition Specialist

Job Title: Acquisition Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SQ 040522_1651677317
Contact Name: Sarah Quinn
Contact Email: sarah.quinn@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

We are actively looking out for an Acquisition Specialist to join a leading telecommunications company based in Reading.

This role -

To secure planning permission and the best possible rights with landlords to deploy a defined group of new and existing telecom sites. To work with the Operator regional teams to achieve the optimum site solution in terms of time, cost & quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • To deliver owned acquisition activities across a defined group of sites to achieve the client & Shareholder targets through effective management of the Acquisition Agents, Solicitors & 3rd party suppliers.
  • To be aware of & manage dependencies on the client and Operator regional teams across a defined group of sites through planning, tracking & reporting to ensure regional acquisition targets are achieved.
  • To deliver target lease terms on individual sites by applying agreed standards, policies & expertise and escalating exceptions to enable the business to make informed decisions
  • Apply acquisition & property expertise to support & validate the work of the Acquisition Agents, Solicitors & 3rd party suppliers to ensure site specific issues are addressed
  • Build & maintain effective working relationships with the client and Operator regional teams and Demand, Property & Finance teams to ensure policy is understood & applied consistently and improve certainty that objectives will be achieved by setting realistic expectations, delivering on commitments & effective communication
  • To proactively surface and record all risk, issues & dependencies, subsequently managing their mitigation and resolution or escalating those that cannot be solved
  • To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets our obligations to our customers

Personal Attributes

  • Background in Telecoms essential
  • Experience with Excel
  • Clear & concise communication skills

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