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Acquisition Lead (Mobile telecoms)

Project People
London, United Kingdom

Acquisition Lead (Mobile telecoms)

Remote working initially - London 1-2 days per week post-lockdown

Duration - 6 months initially

A leading name within the mobile telco space are currently recruiting for an Acquisition Lead to join their team.

The role

  • Responsible for the acquisition of the SRN sites, managing the Property Agents and Solicitors throughout the Acquisition and Build process and adhering to the strict guidelines around the programme governance
  • Highlight potential risks to delivery and mitigate as necessary
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate processes and reporting requirements are in place.
  • Capability to coordinate numerous site level projects running concurrently
  • Clear communications across several departments and external parties to ensure activities are executed as agreed and delivered accurately.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in Telecommunication site acquisition (greenfield/rural sites)/Surveying or legal background experience
  • Experience of working on site acquisition with both individual and Multi Site Providers
  • Knowledge of current market rates for existing Old Code agreements as well as a good knowledge and understanding of New Code Legislation under the Digital Economy Act 2017.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of delivering to budgets
  • Good Microsoft excel/word/PowerPoint skills
  • Understanding of the numerous functional deliverables (Acquisition. TX, Build and Ops)
  • Flexible with the ability to deal with change and ambiguity
  • Experience in tackling challenges with perseverance to overcome multiple obstacles.
  • Prepared to travel throughout the UK as the job requires

Key responsibilities

  • Work within a small team directly and ensuring that identified sites have the necessary legal, planning and access rights to install new or upgraded radio equipment for the SRN rollout project.
  • Manage supplier delivery via regular review meetings and reporting
  • Seek agreement from wider teams about site lists and delivery timescales as required
  • Actively handle issues or dependencies throughout the acquisition delivery gating process that may impact the commencement or acceptance of a site deployment

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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