Verizon Wireless Real Estate Regulatory Manager in New Berlin, Wisconsin

What you’ll be doing...

You will negotiate Master Lease Agreements and Right of Way use agreements as applicable with municipalities and utilities in the ILWI Sub-market. You will sell the Verizon Small Cell Program to municipalities by emphasizing the benefit to their community.

Working with HQ, Territory and Sub-market Leadership, Legal and State and Governmental Affairs, you will help determine deal points that must be included in agreements with jurisdictions and utilities. This role is focused on delivering innovative solutions to State, Local, and Federal Government agencies that make them more connected to the world. Utilizing your understanding of how technology and services come together to solve business challenges, you will explain just how in a way that customers understand.

While developing strategies with leadership, you will ensure delivery of win-win Master Lease Agreements for small cell deployment. You will deliver actionable executed MLAs that meet the requirements set forth by management HQ/Area/Regions. You will also work with developers and cities to address new small cell business needs as they develop.

  • Leveraging your deep understanding of complex government agencies to drive your success as a trusted adviser who they can rely on to make their operations run better.

  • Utilizing existing tools and resources within established the Small Cell MLA program to maintain consistency in approach.

  • Partnering with in-house legal, outside counsel, governmental affairs, and other team members.

  • Coordinating efforts to streamline the zoning and permitting process for small cells with the jurisdictions and municipalities through wireless code revisions that are consistent with State Legislative efforts.

  • Understanding, communicating and securing unmetered power possibilities for small cells.

  • Facilitating and leading community outreach programs to educate municipalities and neighborhoods of wireless facilities and small cells.

  • Meeting with stakeholders in the sub-market to update them on the status of your negotiation efforts.

  • Providing support and business case justification needed to gain approval and execution of Master Lease Agreements from management.

  • Delivering presentations to stakeholders and management that explain the business terms and issues of agreements after full execution so they can easily utilize the deliverable to deploy small cells fast.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with peers, executive leadership, clients and key contacts within other departments.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Experience negotiating contracts.

  • Experience with external facing projects and negotiations, and public speaking.

  • Experience managing complex projects.

  • Ability to originate, analyze, negotiate, structure, prepare, and present master agreements involving risk analysis.

  • Proven experience identifying, developing and leveraging relationships with third-party commercial real estate owners, Government Agencies, Utilities, and Agents.

  • Leadership experience in a dynamic team environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of land use, right of way, and zoning policies and procedures.

  • Thorough understanding of real estate practices/law, and business and financial terms/concepts.

  • Strong negotiation, presentation, and written skills to effectively deal with governmental authorities and realize competitive lease rates with property/asset owners.

  • Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks and multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to manage external professionals (site acquisition professionals, architects, engineers, land planners, attorneys, and other consultants) toward fulfillment of common network goals.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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