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Project Manager - Government Relation

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 20,2017

Posted on

Mar 31,2017
Practice Area
Telecommunications >> Telecommunications
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Project Manager - Government Relation Responsibilities : The candidate will have the primary responsibility in all aspects of submitting and acquiring entitlements and agreements needed for installation of firm facilities located on poles and other infrastructure within the public right of way and public utility easements. Negotiate right-of-way access agreements and similar authorizations as needed in accordance with firm standards and parameters. Responsible for representation before local agencies and represent firm before jurisdictional planning authorities and city councils. Interface with jurisdictional staff on matters related to applicable laws, codes and ordinances and effectively communicate and leverage regulatory status in support of deployment objections. Advocate and articulate firm’s regulatory rights and ability place and maintain communication facilities in consultation with counsel. Collaborate and coordinate with internal functional groups to resolve issues, to facilitate progress and to achieve milestone targets, with the goal of delivering networks on time and on budget. Responsible for all firm proprietary project tracking including data entry and the integrity of information in system. Act as the single point of contact for internal and external customers reliant on specific NRE deliverables in given projects within a district. Attend customer deployment meetings, to resolve conflicts or problems related to NRE deliverables and tasks. Drive NRE functions associated with projects; review project reports and identify issues in reporting or task completion; understanding and adherence to NRE cycle times; and providing and achieving project forecasting accuracy.

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Requirements : The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Juris Doctor a plus. Three (3) to five (5) years proven experience working for a wireless carrier or wireless services/ site acquisition, external/regulatory/governmental affairs consulting firm, a utility, a jurisdictional, or Planning, Zoning, and Land Use capacity required or equivalent in a comparable industry or relevant military experience required. Experience in presenting and speaking to the public and governmental entities. Experience working with engineering teams, preparation of permit applications and construction documents and network construction required. Familiarity with and experience of the rules and policies of the Public Utilities Commission desirable. Experience working on goal-driven, cross-functional teams. Experience deploying distributed network systems within the context of deploying telecommunications networks within the public way preferred. Familiarity with and experience of the rules and policies of the federal Telecommunications Act, State statutes and local ordinances governing telecommunications deployed in the public right of way. Public Utility Code and Public Utilities/Public Service Commission desirable. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Self-started and ability to work independently. Keen attention to detail. Organizational Relationship.

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