Wireless Telecom Contract Manager

  • Location: Richardson, Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76812

Our client is a worldwide telecommunications company that offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security, and control.
 
We are looking for a Wireless Telecom Contract Manager who will lead negotiations to secure wireline network agreements.
 
Location: Richardson, TX 75084 – hybrid
Position: Wireless Telecom Contract Manager
Pay: $50-52/hr. on W2 depending on years of experience
Duration: 12 months or longer

Position Summary:
Incumbent will own and be responsible for the project management of the full life cycle of all assigned agreements from inception to post-execution maintenance. He or she must be able to accomplish work autonomously and, at times, with minimal direction which may include making recommendations on business decisions and contractual terms and conditions to ensure they meet business objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate terms and conditions for wireline facility agreements with utilities, municipalities, private landowners, carriers, and government entities
  • Draft, review and revise standard contract provisions for conduit acquisitions, dark fiber leases, master pole and conduit agreements, conduit swaps, joint builds, railroad agreements, private easements, etc.
  • Secure and manage contracts of varied scope and complexity allowing the client to utilize major rights of way (e.g., railroad, Departments of Transportation (DOT) utility companies) for the installation, protection of established rights and operation of fiber network.
  • Manage, coordinate, and negotiate conduit/fiber agreements; rail crossing and railroad longitudinal right of way agreements, private easements and license agreements for the installation and management of fiber optic network projects
  • Manage structure access request process allowed under the Telecom Act whereby a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) applies to lease available space upon poles or within underground conduit of an Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC), Power Company or similar agency
  • Research company rights and negotiate standard form reimbursement agreements with private companies, Local/State/Federal agencies, and other providers associated with facility relocations.
  • Manage existing agreements, Bonds, Certificates or Insurance and Letters of Credit including agreement renewal, term enforcement, and payment authorization.

Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • 2-4 years of negotiation and contract management experience in an industry
  • Experience with or knowledge of land contracts, including leases, private easements, surface use, relocation agreements pursuant to right of way acquisition and use.
  • Experience with or knowledge of the entire land acquisition process, including ability to direct and understand survey plats, ability to read and interpret engineered drawings, ability to review and understand land title, and knowledge of all required parts needed in a land acquisition package prior to document execution.
  • Ability to understand complex business plans and to successfully negotiate contract terms and conditions to meet company objectives.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with moderate supervision as a member of a highly technical team responsible for meeting business requirements, preparing deal summaries, developing solutions to contract-related issues
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to corporate audiences
  • Relationship-building capabilities and experience managing competing opinions and priorities
  • Ability to compare competitor agreements, note variations, and negotiate for equitable treatment in agreements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), Google Earth and Adobe Professional and willingness to learn new applications.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • 7+ years of contract management experience
  • 2+ years of telecommunication, fiber construction/installation experience.
  • Experience in telecommunications industry and knowledge of Federal and State Telecommunication Regulations governing use of public right of way
  • Requires a broad range of skills within a professional discipline to effectively perform complex assignments; demands familiarity with principles, theories, concepts, and technologies as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices
  • Strong understanding of federal, state, and local laws, and other regulations regarding a telecommunications provider’s use of municipal rights of way
  • Familiarity with utility construction permit application process at the municipal (city/county) level, as well as other regulatory agencies such as DOT, railroads, state land departments, and forest services
  • General familiarity with telecom outside plant construction terminology and techniques including facility locates, pole attachments, engineering plans, facility relocation, and directional drilling
  • SAP or other related accounting software experience a plus

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.
 
This particular client may require all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!
 
 

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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.