Franchise Specialist
at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Technology Lead with experience in the Telecom Industry. This is an 11+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and located in Irving, TX. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-16448

Key Responsibilities:
  • This position will have primary responsibility to manage the process to obtain multiple telecommunications franchise agreements from local governments within a given market.
  • Candidate must have the ability to analyze and determine rights and obligations under federal, state, and local laws, case law, and regulations regarding a telecommunications carrier’s use of the public right-of-way.
  • Work effort will also include the submission of required items such as high level plans, state commission or secretary of state certificates, insurance certificates, surety bonds, and business licenses.
  • Candidate will advocate company positions before local government representatives which may include workshops and public hearings.
  • Candidate must have the ability to lead the franchise acquisition process for a given market, participate in cross functional team, and to communicate effectively to upper management.
  • Will receives general guidance for the accomplishment of short to medium term goals and operating objectives, but must have the ability work independently to achieve desired goals.
  • Acts independently and exercises independent judgment and discretion within defined practices to select appropriate methods or techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Work is varied and requires frequent interpretation.
  • Typically resolves complex problems which may require adaptation of standardized practice.
  • 8-10 years professional experience.
  • Licensed attorney or J.D. degree preferred.
  • Ability to analyze federal, state, and local laws, applicable case law, and other regulations regarding a telecommunications provider’s use of municipal rights of way.
  • Understanding and experience regarding Section 253 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, including the equitable and nondiscriminatory treatment as determined by federal and state case law.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Telecommunications industry knowledge including large and small cell wireless applications, understanding of regulations and obligations applicable to an Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILECs) versus Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), and FCC and state PSC/PUC regulation.
  • Ability to understand complex business plans and to successfully negotiate contract terms and conditions to meet company objectives.
  • Ability to compare competitor franchise agreements to those proposed by local governments, note variations, and negotiate for equitable treatment.
  • Ability to persuade others through well thought arguments that comply with applicable law, meet municipal requirements, reduce unnecessary or burdensome regulations, and allow for effective franchise compliance moving forward.
  • Experience with local government franchise ordinance approval process including document preparation, workshops, and city council public hearing process.
  • Ability to represent Client at city council or county commission meetings in a professional and persuasive manner to effectively communicate company objectives.
  • Familiarity with certificates of insurance, surety bonds, and letters of credit.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • SAP experience a plus.
Our client is a leading Telecom Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Irving, TX
  • Job Type: Franchise
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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