CenturyLink Building Access Manager-Chicago, IL in Illinois

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

National Network Implementation

Responsible for the management/acquisition of new CenturyLink network building access, including the implementation and ongoing operation of all such facilities; compliance with health and safety regulations; other building access activities as required. Will liaise with business units to align building access activities with the short and long term goals of the company. Closes transactions in a high volume environment, and provides timely responses to assist the Project Engineering and Construction Management (PECM) team.

Job Description

  • Negotiate and successfully close Building Access Agreements per guidelines set by Building Access management. Coordinates with Corporate Legal in the negotiation of legal requirements and final form of Building Access Agreements.

  • Manage the acquisition of Building Access Agreements and telecom access leases for new service locations and modifications to existing agreements as may be needed from time to time to augment company assets in such sites. Locations include property specific distribution POPs, technical sites and customer premise installations.

  • Function as an integral part of a cross functional team that implements network growth in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Manage and coordinate appropriate responses to Facilities related problems or (internal) client requests.

  • Reporting of performance metrics for site access.

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of real estate markets and provides market data and intelligence to business units on real estate activities relevant to the telecom market.

  • Provide building access fee estimates for new service projects.

Qualifications

Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 5 plus years of relevant job experience. Relevant job experience is described as:

  • Job experience in similar industry

  • Job experience with similar essential duties

Physical Requirements:

  • Office – Sits 5 to 7 hours per day; Bend, reach, stoop and crouch; lift 10 lbs.

Job Qualifications:

  • Experience negotiating complex real estate transactions leases preferably with client service experience in a telecommunications company, national/cultural corporation with a wide spread technology or office property portfolio or corporate real estate services firm.

  • Experience in facilities and project management with demonstrated capabilities in the management of complex projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver project results within budget constraints.

  • Knowledge of industry best practices and ability to provide a range of solutions to building access issues.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with key internal and external partners.

  • Demonstrated organization skills to manage simultaneous projects across a large real estate portfolio.

  • Results oriented, customer focused, self-motivated with lots of initiative and creativity.

  • Strong computer skills and experience with IT applications including Project Management, Work Order systems, Real Estate Database systems, Visio, Word and Excel.

  • Strong time management and task-juggling skills with a proactive approach to problem solving.

Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position. Sits five to seven hours per day. Stands and or walks one to three hours per day. May bend, reach, stoop and crouch throughout the day. Should have the ability to hear, speak and see effectively to perform the necessary tasks of this position. Manual dexterity is occasionally required. The position may require frequent movement and activity relating to using keyboards, viewing data on computer displays, and communicating verbally and in writing to the needs of others. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Illinois-Chicago

Requisition # : 204760

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.