Highly successful wireless infrastructure developer based in Hartford, CT seeks a Project Manager, Site Development to handle site development throughout the Northeast. Candidate will be a results-oriented, organized, self-starter with strong local contacts.
The Project Manager, Site Development, is responsible for overseeing all real estate activities within a given territory of the region including site identification, lease negotiations, zoning, permitting, regulatory and Legal compliance for all product lines, including new towers, carrier installations, re-development, backup power and any other initiatives, ensuring the successful completion of all required approvals and the seamless integration of the construction functions throughout the development cycle. The applicant will drive customer service both internally and externally and be successful at ensuring client relationships are well maintained at the market level, all while ensuring project timelines are met and within budget.
• Manage all deployment activities including but not limited to, site acquisition, leasing, due diligence, zoning, pre-construction services, architectural and engineering services, permitting, internal meetings and client meetings • Responsible for creating, updating, and managing individual project budgets to ensure assigned projects attain an acceptable profit margin and returns on investment. • Proactively build and maintain strong customer relationships; maintain consistent communication and manage customer needs and expectations by meeting project timelines. • Ensure repeat business at the market level through sustainable and repeatable processes and performance against customer expectations. • Maintain milestones within the project database on a daily basis and communicate project updates and timelines to Construction and PMO. • Identify business development opportunities to add additional sites to MCM’s portfolio. • Coordinate with Construction Manager to identify and partner with select vendors to perform outsourced services for an assigned project; review and approve project expense requests, purchase orders and vendor invoices. • Manage outside vendors and contractors to ensure performance expectations and customer satisfaction. • Track and monitor all expiring agreements with owners and negotiate favorable extensions. • Negotiate business terms with owners for tenant rents and revenue share.
• Excellent project management, site acquisition, zoning and permitting skills; expertise in land planning preferred. • Ability to solve complex problems for issue resolution; ability to prioritize tasks for both self and team to meet business requirements and deadlines. • Sound financial analysis and budgeting skills. • Strong follow-up skills: ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs. • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively. • Good track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with both internal and external customers and vendors, creating long term mutually beneficial client relationships. • Self-motivated, able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests, as well as collaborating with others to utilize resources and knowledge in identifying high quality solutions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• 4-year college degree in Business, Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent work experience in the wireless site development industry. • 1-3 years of work experience in the wireless site development industry required. • Demonstrated expertise in managing wireless site development professionals through prior experience in network deployment projects, site acquisition or construction management responsibilities. • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of the wireless tower industry including knowledge of tower citing and construction, engineering, zoning, tenant and ground leases, and regulatory compliance.