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Project Manager, Land Acquisitions at American Tower Corporation

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Woburn, Massachusetts

Job Description:


The Project Manager, Land Acquisitions is responsible for the project management of real estate acquisition and land leasing activities as it relates to service vendors, third party brokers, federal sites, and special program interests, with the primary goal of enhancing our land interests on our existing portfolio.  The incumbent’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, evaluating land acquisition and leasing transactions to ensure they adhere to set financial and business criteria, building ad hoc and standard reporting for management, auditing and processing service vendor invoices, administering Salesforce reporting, land database reporting and creation activities, administering and extending federal leases, project managing special program interests, and assisting the overall team in meeting objectives.


  • Perform valuations for land acquisition opportunities through automated workflow.

  • Audit third party bid proposals to ensure they align with set financial hurdle rates.

  • Monitor and record closed vendor transactions and provide monthly progress and metrics reporting to senior leadership.

  • Track results of land acquisition efforts.

  • Support third-party vendors’ document and billing requests to ensure accurate bids are performed.

  • Audit, review and process vendor fee invoices in a timely manner, consistent with service agreement payable terms.

  • Work with cross-functional groups to create team lead lists and build comprehensive quarterly lead lists; assist with allocations to various business leads.

  • Leverage software tools to facilitate due diligence efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Train teams on documents, tools, and processes.

  • Provide to supervisors and senior management status updates and reports on all land acquisitions metrics.

  • Administer and extend federal leases; and

  • Project manage special program interests, such as tower relocations and inactivations, collaborative negotiation efforts, and litigation related requests.


  • Other duties as assigned


  • None


  • Proven success managing projects.

  • Strong understanding of finance fundamentals, including but not limited to discounted cash flow analysis and required return analysis.

  • Experience in financial modeling in Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong relationship-development skills resulting in long-term, mutually beneficial client relationships.

  • Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify quality solutions.

  • Strong organization, planning and project management skills; ability to prioritize tasks for self and team to meet requirements and deadlines.

  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and high volume environment

  • Ability to identify key contacts for follow up; excellent ability to communicate project and status updates to team and cross-functionally to ensure understanding.

  • Good strategic and problem solving skills to effectively influence decision making in key negotiations.


  • Bachelor degree required; concentration in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Law preferred.

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in the wireless tower industry, real estate, or finance required.

  • Experience managing projects in a high-volume environment is strongly preferred.


Approximately 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions.  Approximately 5% travel may be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.