Manager, Site Acquisition (SAQ) Job in Nigeria

Manager, Site Acquisition (SAQ) Job in Nigeria

Job title: Manager, Site Acquisition (SAQ)

Company: IHS Towers

Job description: Company Description

IHS Towers is one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count and is the only towerco solely focused on emerging markets. The Company has more than 40,000 towers across its 11 markets, including Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Kuwait, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, and Zambia. For more information, please visit: www.ihstowers.com

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.

Additional Information

Organizational Competencies

Customer Focus – People demonstrating this competency understand & exceed our customers’ needs. They develop trusted, reliable & collaborative relationships. They are consistently operating to the highest standards of service & delivery.

Innovation – People demonstrating this competency constantly seek new & improved ways to deliver our products & services. They champion engineering & skills development and work to create a collaborative and supportive operating environment.

Integrity – People demonstrating this competency are open & honest in everything they do. They support financially & environmentally sustainable growth. They make socially responsible decisions and treat their stakeholders with respect.

Be Bold – People demonstrating this competency are thorough in analyses & decision-making. They are courageous in expanding existing markets & developing new ones. They confidently pursue appropriate financial returns and are forward-thinking and ambitious.

Sustainability- People demonstrating this competency are constantly seeking to create a positive impact in the communities we serve.

Our Vision

IHS is committed to improving the quality and availability of telecommunications infrastructure, the lifeline for an increasingly connected world. We are dedicated to helping create a sustainable future for the communities in which we operate, and our sustainable strategy is structured around four pillars: ethics and governance, environment and climate change, education and economic growth, and our people and communities.

Expected salary:

Location: Lagos, Lagos State

Job date: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 22:41:26 GMT

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