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Acquisition Specialist - Telecoms

Job Title: Acquisition Specialist - Telecoms
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Theale, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: SB/CON/AS_1671621649
Contact Name: Sneha Betharia
Contact Email: sneha.betharia@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Role: Acquisition Specialist

Type: 6 month contract

Location: Theale (Hybrid)

Role Purpose:

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 client and Operator regional teams to achieve the optimum site solution in terms of time, cost & quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivery: To deliver client 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 company and Operator regional teams across a defined group of sites through planning, tracking & reporting to ensure company regional acquisition targets are achieved.

  • Apply acquisition & property expertise to support & validate the work of the Acquisition Agents, Solicitors & 3rd party suppliers to ensure site specific issues are addressed

  • Stakeholder & Relationship: Build & maintain effective working relationships with the Operator regional teams and company's Demand, Property & Finance teams to ensure company policy is understood & applied consistently and improve certainty that objectives will be achieved by setting realistic expectations, delivering on commitments & effective communication

  • Continuous Improvement: Identify areas for improvement & take ownership of specific issues through to resolution to drive improved performance and achieve targets

  • Supplier Management: Manage 3rd party suppliers to deliver agreed targets on a defined group of sites by creating an environment that drives success & secures business targets through reporting and management of key deliverables

  • Risk, Issue & Dependency Management: To proactively surface and record all risk, issues & dependencies, subsequently managing their mitigation and resolution or escalating those that cannot be solved

  • Landlord Engagement: To adhere at all times to our Landlord Pledge of being professional, open, courteous, respectful and ready to talk, acting with integrity at all times.

Experience Required:

  • Considerable acquisition functional knowledge gained from working in a mobile network environment
  • Extensive experience of delivering large volumes of sites against agreed targets
  • Considerable experience of managing 3rd party suppliers
  • Considerable experience of working under pressure in a complex & changing environment.
  • Considerable experience in preparation of Heads of Terms and legal contracts.
  • Understanding of the New Electronic Communications Code preferred

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