Manager Acquisitions, Alternative Coverage Solutions (DAS)
Posted: February 03, 2016
Reference ID: 56782BR
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 58 million wireless subscribers and provides products and services through 70,000 points of distribution.Manager Acquisitions, Alternative Coverage Solutions
The Manager Acquisitions is responsible for leading a team in all aspects of venue negotiations with MLA partners, site acquisition, and the lease agreement processes. Manager is responsible for meeting all leasing milestones necessary to achieve forecast goals across the nation. Manager is expected to forecast all major leasing milestones with a team. Manager will negotiate competitive leases with vendors and partners in accordance with market conditions and will be responsible to manage quality of agents in the market. They will develop a team of professionals to build relationships and impact the industry.
Possess strong professional communication skills. Proven success in building, developing and maintaining client and vendor relationships. Strong internal corporate and vendor interface. Strong people management skills and ability to build relationships and develop staff. Strong negotiation skills.
Enterprise Core Competencies
Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership. Experience with DAS installations and acquisition required. Strong people management skills.Qualifications
Proven people manager with remote team members.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Good written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with all employee and management levels within the Enterprise
Awareness of general accounting/costing practices including budgeting, invoicing, purchase orders, and accounts payable
Able to identify project impacting critical issues and challenges, able to work with more senior members of the Management team to develop and implement successful solutions
Understanding of DAS construction and wireless development process and familiarity with pre-construction milestones
Ability to negotiate with and manage MLA partners and/or vendors
Interest in acquiring a working knowledge of finance, strategy, and deep project management skill set.
Group facilitation, engagement, mediation and conflict resolution skills. Experience in developing and delivering presentations
High School Diploma
Associates Degree or Bachelors Preferred
License or Certification
Professional Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
This position will require travel approximately 15% of the time for site walks, bid walks and various meetings.
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 50 million wireless subscribers and provides products and services through 70,000 points of distribution.
T-Mobile US, Inc. offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, as well as matching 401(k), generous paid time off programs, phone service discounts, tuition reimbursement, free parking - not to mention a fun and business casual work environment.
T-Mobile US, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.Essential Functions
People Management: Develop a team of acquisition specialists that will secure rights for TMO to broadcast signal in Venues across the nation. Hire, manage and train full time employees and contractors in venue development. Manage remote staff around the nation.
Resource Management: Develops strong working relationships with team members and fosters the development of cross-functional teamwork in order to ensure high quality and timely delivery of acquisition and development related services, activities, and support. Delegates and assigns project responsibilities; directs, motivates, and manages the project work and resources involved within the project. Ensure efficient use of resources to meet the project deliverables. Responsible for questioning and challenging ambiguous responsibilities and tasks and manages conflicts to an early resolution or escalates any unresolved issues to the upper level Managers.
Project Scheduling: Creates work breakdown structures, develops and updates project schedules/plans with actual and forecasted deliverable, and manages deviations from plan with help from the upper level Managers. Monitors actual project progress, compares to baseline, and reports progress against schedule. Documents, obtains approval for, and tracks all changes in project parameters. Produces project reports and notifications as appropriate and communicates project status to respective internal and external stakeholders.
Project Status: Attends Management and Development project team meetings as required to keep the project team informed about the progress of the project. Participates in or conducts project reviews with stakeholders as necessary to perform ongoing assessments on the progress of projects. Assist upper level Project Manager to provide oversight, tactical input, expertise, communications, quality control, training, reporting, and general administrative support between development organization groups (Regional Development team, markets, and other regional groups and headquarters). Interface effectively within and outside engineering with Radio Frequency, Facilities, Field and Network Operations, Performance, Billing, Property Management, Regulatory, and Legal. Ensure required review of all project documentation and approvals according to company standards and processes. Closes all project documentation and archives actual appropriate records and achievements for estimating future similar projects upon project completion or premature cessation.
Risk Management: Identifies risks in projects and applies techniques to assess and mitigate the risks using the help and support from the upper level Managers and project sponsors. Participate in project risk reviews and appropriate mitigation planning. Forecast the impacts on schedule of proposed changes and reports impact to project team, sponsor, and other Project Managers. Follows appropriate procedure to escalate potential issues to achieve resolution.T-Mobile USA, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.