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Public Affairs Manager - Region East (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers (german-speaking)

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  05-Feb-2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Vantage Towers is one of Europe’s leading tower companies, and our infrastructure and technologies are helping to connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our leading tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up. We’re inspired by our past successes and excited by the opportunities in front of us. Join our journey as together we accelerate a sustainably connected Europe.

Public Affairs Manager - Region East (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers (german-speaking)

Do you have negotiation skills? Are you open to support acquisition in difficult cases? Then become part of our team as Public Affairs Manager (m/f/d). In your role, you will be responsible for solving permitting issues on the ground and support us in the infrastructure development of Vantage Towers Germany.

Your challenges: 

  • You maintain relationships with municipalities and manage all aspects of complying with conditions of approvals from municipalities for installation, operation and maintenance of facilities and networks.
  • You manage roll-out concepts with municipalities, mayors etc. and represent Vantage Towers while actively solving problems on the ground.
  • You support the acquisition team in difficult cases.
  • You coordinate with land development and regional strategy teams to incorporate permitting timelines and risks into business decisions.
  • You communicate permitting requirements and related development risks or impacts to diverse internal stakeholders, including legal, design, construction and operations teams.

Your qualification:

  • A successfully completed university degree and at least 3 years of professional experience in acquiring land use permits and site acquisitions and experience in permitting in the wireless or related industry
  • Good knowledge of principles, methods, processes and applicable regulations involved in real estate acquisition
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and coordinating with internal teams, environmental consultants, attorneys, contractors, and regulatory agencies
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills paired with a strong sense of personal motivation as well as responsibility
  • Fluent German & English skills, written and spoken (C1 according to CEFR)

We advertise this position for Vantage Towers AG at our location in Berlin or Dresden.

That's what we're offering you:

  • Attractive remuneration and above-average additional benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Comprehensive further training
  • Individual promotion of your talents
  • Flexible working time models with part-time and home office
  • Active support in childcare and care of relatives
  • Diverse health offers and programs
  • International career opportunities and exchange possibilities 

Ready for the new, the unexpected, the impressive? Then apply online now with details of your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.