Senior Manager, Property – Acquisition & Pre-Build needed at ATC Nigeria

Job title : Senior Manager, Property – Acquisition & Pre-Build

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 02, 2024

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  • The Senior Manager, Property – Acquisition & Pre-Build is responsible for the management of the Landlord relationship of ATC Nigeria owned/leased sites as well as the project management of the Site Acquisition aspect of the Build to fill (BTF) project including planning, execution & control of the Service Delivery framework achieving the overall Strategic Business objectives.


  • Oversee all site acquisition activities in ATC Nigeria and share progress with management.
  • Provide leadership of the Site Acquisition Team working within the Build to Fill (BTF) project.
  • Collocation/ BTS – support the acquisition of consents for the delivery of collocation and BTS projects within process timelines.
  • Lease Management – ensure ATC’s compliance in a professional manner with obligations of all landlord leases including payments, reviews, renewals, etc
  • Optimize framework for timing of renewal of leases and seek efficiencies in the areas of ground lease escalation.
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the Landlord relationship with ATC and ensure an overall positive experience dealing with ATC.
  • Proactively manage all consent and land title disputes.
  • Drive the shift towards electronic payments for all landlord rents.
  • Asset Desk – ensure active management of the tickets escalated in Footprints, particularly on VIP sites.
  • Data Management – responsible for monitoring compliance with document storage in Pre-OTM/OTM & and the unit regression testing, etc.
  • Processes & Controls – ensure compliance with processes and undertake continuous improvement of same
  • Reporting- internal reporting to Management on the department’s performance.


  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Supervise and manage the performance of:
  • -Senior Legal Manager (Contract Management)
  • -Site Acquisition Manager
  • -Permit Manager
  • -Property Coordinator / Administrator
  • Proactively identify and resolve personnel issues in conjunction with Human Resources
  • Recruit, develop, and retain staff, partnering with Snr. Management, Recruiting, and Human Resources. This includes onboarding and orientation for new hires.
  • Provide disciplined performance management for the team. Define and communicate annual goals, perform formal and informal performance reviews, and ensure changes and updates are communicated in a timely and professional manner.
  • Create a strong collaborative team environment.


  • Advanced working knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Law & Practice.
  • Excellent knowledge of land acquisition, documentation, and Permitting Laws and Practices of Nigeria.
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents; ground leases, legal descriptions, surveys, block plans, easements, purchase contracts, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in identifying and synthesizing customer needs into a concise, clear influential presentation. Can teach others how to do so as well.
  • Ability to work effectively across many internal functional groups to optimize product offerings, create a seamless customer experience, and resolve issues.
  • 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 of others in identifying high-quality solutions.
  • Ability to identify strong talent and build individual and management capability.
  • Excellent planning skills; Ability to effectively manage priorities for self and team to meet business requirements and deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership skills; Ability to drive and motivate the team to achieve results; Ability to influence and inspire action.
  • Ability to drive work both independently toward the successful attainment of set goals and as part of a team to leverage input and knowledge base of others within the company in providing rounded and thoughtful solution sets
  • Ability to identify key contacts for follow-up; excellent ability to communicate project status updates to the team and cross-functionally to ensure understanding.
  • Excellent strategic and problem-solving skills to effectively influence decision-making in key negotiations.


  • A reputable bachelor’s degree in Land Management/Development Planning, Estate Management, Facilities Management, Law, or Finance. An advanced degree is an advantage.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) or more years of experience in Telecommunications Site Acquisition/Property Management.
  • 6+ years of senior management experience.

How to Apply for this Offer

Only interested candidates are required to apply by sending a cover letter along with a copy of their resume to – [email protected]

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