Purchasing Coordinator (Wireless/Real Estate)

Purchasing Coordinator (Wireless/Real Estate)| Network | Lewis Center, OH, USA

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Support for all of Ohio Real Estate New Build and Modification Projects. The Network Real Estate Coordinator is responsible for administering and managing nationwide lease agreements for all cell sites and / or network locations, and resolving inquiries from VZ Regions, Areas and Land Owners.

 Primary Responsibilities include:

  1. Purchase Orders

Description and Measures:

  1. Setting up Project Codes
  2. Requesting Funding
  3. Processing PO’s and Invoices
  4. Financial Accountability and Cost Reduction
  1. Monitor and Report on Monthly/Annual Expense Budget
  2. Manage and Report on Monthly Capital Budget (Achieve spend and commit NCMS forecast targets)
  3. Manage the OCNR in service each month to be at 90% (Nothing more than “prior month” past due)
  4. Manage Invoicing by Vendors to be 30-60 days
  5. Zero match Exceptions not clear prior to AP close
  6. Own CIP.  Target is 20%, with less than 4% aging (defined as average months of Capital in Progress multiplying each monthly amount to number of months being withheld. Be actively engaged in mitigating CIP over 4 months and getting projects in service according to forecast


  1. Lease Administration and Compliance

Description and Measures:

  1. Review and understand legal documents and correspondence for entry into the real estate database. 
  2. Administer leases packages to Area, including deal memos
  3. Update and maintain Network Real Estate databases. 
  4. Provide instruction on policies and procedures to vendors


  1. Reporting and Other Supporting Tasks

Description and Measures:

  1. Support Specialist in reaching current build plan goals
  2. Support Specialist in setting pipeline goals for future build plan
  3. Project Support would include:
  • New Builds (MACRO) (Capacity, Trust, VoLTE…)
  • Antenna Modifications (AWS, PCS, 700RRH…)
  • Generator Adds and Replacements
  1. Support the Property Management Specialist with monthly reporting of renewals, non-commenced , expired tenant contracts and any  other contract management monitoring as requested by regions.  
  2. Continue in the everyday coordination tasks with the database, NTWF and team support
  3. Provide High Level report of what is received and spent each month
  4. Provide High Level Report showing total amount on PO and ETA to be spent (Showing what is budgeted each month to spend).
  5. Provide update on outstanding PO items quarterly until 4th Q.  First week of first month of new Quarter (on or before April 4th, July 7th, Oct 3rd and Nov 15th)
  6. Weekly Contractor Schedule – Daily activities to warrant the need
  7. Project Manage down, up, and sideways to drive results and develop excellent business partnerships with your peers, vendors, contractors and upper management.
  8. Stay on top of your VZW Monthly Training


AS Degree in Business or equivalent work experience.

2 years of Real Estate, property or purchasing experience.

2+ years of wireless financial analysis experience or extensive knowledge and understanding of wireless industry trends and key business drivers.

Must be proficient with basic accounting principals and PeopleSoft (general ledger, accruals, accounts payable, purchase orders, match exceptions).

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word).

Well organized and able to work independently, multi-task and manage multiple priorities.

Must be able to perform in a team environment.

Ability to meet daily goals and deadlines

Superior oral and written communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet

Job ID: 355997