The Senior Manager, Property (Strategic Projects) is responsible for the Project management and roll out of Build to fill (BTF) and Fibre Optic projects including Planning, execution & control of the Service Delivery framework achieving the overall Strategic Business objectives. The incumbent will equally be responsible for developing a Project Management framework for managing, mentoring and coaching the team of Site Acquisition Managers and middle level management team members to ensure the successful delivery of projects undertaken by the Company. He/she will undertake the definition and compliance of the Project Management Processes and best practices with in the organization, by acting as the source of documentation, guidance and metrics on the practice of project management and execution within the property department. He/She will work closely with the Head of Property to provide guidance and make recommendations in the management of key initiatives and programs supporting the strategic objectives of the organization towards the end-to-end delivery of the Build to fill (BTF) and Fibre Optic projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Establishment of site acquisition, site build and Fibre Optic project programs and delivery against such program. • Responsible for the planning and overall site acquisition, permitting and site build project schedule along with the use and management of appropriate internal tracking system. • Lead and manage the implementation of project within the Program including defining project scope and start up activities prior to initiation. • Manage interdependencies between your assigned project and other projects within the Program. • Produce the Business Case and deliver the project ensuring that business case benefits can be realized and offer value for money. • Plan for and deliver all aspects of the project including related Business Change • Identify and undertake engagement with a full range of stakeholders and manage communications with those stakeholders. • Overall responsibility for resource management and forward planning with internal parties, customers and suppliers.• Manage site acquisition project finances by daily tracking of financial detail and by providing weekly or monthly reports as directed. • Ability to manage and drive vendors for speedy deliverables. • Responsible for ensuring all risks to both site acquisition project and program are identified, managed and mitigated. • Responsible for fostering and managing relationships with both internal and external customers. Negotiate or oversee the negotiations performed by site acquisition Managers to meet business guidelines. Work with site acquisition personnel, internal and external teams to resolve business, permit and legal approval issues. • Provide regular reports to management detailing project performance, staffing updates and new business opportunities. • Evaluate current procedures and recommend changes to improve efficiency of execution of site acquisition & permit program. • May serve as a point of contact for the landlord, community and/or government agencies. May be involved in managing permit agencies. • Manage preparation and update of site status reports/databases, site close-out packages, and attend vendor and client meetings as required. • Oversee the completion of Permit applications for submittal to jurisdictions and coordinate the permit processes with internal and external resources. • Manage quality control, data entry and tracking of Site Candidate Packages, Collocation Applications, License/Lease Agreements, and other Site Acquisition documentation. • Manage the Coordination, scheduling and tracking of site visits and technical team visits with various departments. • Coordinate, order and ensure compliance with our clients Nigeria safety and regulatory requirements for all company personnel and 3rd party vendors. • Ensure compliance with clients Nigeria building specification, so to the applicable building code of practice.