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    For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa – the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an…

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    Manager, Site Acquisition (SAQ)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 10 years
    • Location Lagos
    • City Victoria Island
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    Job Description

    As the Manager, SAQ, you will be responsible for overseeing the activities of the Site Acquisition functions in the location assigned.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage all SAQ activities from site allocation to ITP issuance and provide support through the lifecycle from site-build to final acceptance.
    • Provide inputs to Legal and Community Relations to facilitate discussions with landlords.
    • Support efforts geared towards reducing Opex and Capex spends around SAQ.
    • Develop and implement tools and practices for SAQ reporting.
    • Determine and apply quality control standards to SAQ activities.
    • Assess risks to SAQ activities.
    • Liaise with relevant functions across the business to enable accurate and robust monitoring of the SAQ budget against project plans.
    • Ensure processes for notification and/ or escalation are in place to report on both underspend and potential overspend.
    • Track, monitor, and report benefits realization against planned SAQ targets.
    • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that may arise.
    • Prepare and submit reports to the Senior Manager, Site Acquisition (SAQ)on all matters pertaining to the unit’s activities.
    • Manage relationships with partners/ vendors.
    • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Site Acquisition (SAQ)


    • Site Acquisition
    • Data Analysis & Reporting
    • Project Management
    • Planning & Budgeting
    • Technical Site Survey
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Contract Management


    • Analytical Thinking
    • Relationship Building
    • Collaboration & Teamwork


    • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Real Estate, and/, or related discipline.
    • Relevant Specialist Master’s/ MBA/ professional certifications e.g. PMP or PRINCE2 will be an asset.
    • +10 years’ cognate experience.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on to apply

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