Site Acquisition Manager

Atlanta, GA & Chicago, IL

J.M. Neil has an exciting opportunity for a Site Acquisition Manager located in the Atlanta, GA area.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the delivery of all private site acquisition and approvals within a region
  • Develop and manage a regional network of third-party site acquisition firms to perform against milestone objectives
  • Establish performance milestones and scorecards (cost, quality, time) to accelerate permitting/zoning submissions, negotiations and approvals
  • Establish guidance on site criteria, lease negotiations, deal parameters and contractual guidelines
  • Identify, onboard, train and manage site acquisition partners within the region
  • Manage regional and site-specific budgets
  • Manage a team of market-focused site acquisition specialist
  • Direct internal functional groups on requirements and regulations of government entities and municipalities to ensure compliance with general conditions of approvals at permit and construction stages of the project, and to meet project timeline

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-7 years’ experience working for a wireless carrier, site acquisition firm, regulatory/governmental/external affairs consulting firm or a utility
  • 5-7 years’ experience managing third-party vendors
  • Experience working with engineering teams, preparing permit applications, and understanding construction documents and network construction
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently yet within a team context
  • Wireless industry experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred

J.M.Neil is an EOE M/F/V/D