Quantity Surveying & Construction Jobs Hong Kong - Middle East - UK

Claims Consultant

Ref MAX7479 Job Posted 18/03/2016 Region Hong Kong Location Hong Kong - Sheung Wan Salary 40-100k - Dependent on experience and qualifications Salary Band £60,000 to £99,999 TypePermanent Consultant Tim Cole

A well established claims consultancy is looking for Quantity Surveyors with some previous claims experience to join their team. They can provide excellent training and offer a competitive salary package.

Project Details

Handle claims for main contractor clients in Hong Kong

Responsibilities and Duties

  • You will be doing exciting and complex construction claims and dispute support work
  • Research and produce claims correspondence and submissions to the clients
  •  Assist civil engineering contracting client on dispute resolution matters for their large scale civil and building projects
  •  Provide support to contractor in client negotiations
  • Act in a supporting role assisting with the interpretation and preparation of claims strategies
  •  Act as advisory body regarding matters relevant to construction claims which will include dispute avoidance and construction contracts administration

Desired Skills and Experience

  •  Experience with major contractors (build or civils contractor) as a Quantity Surveyor in Hong Kong
  •  Experienced in preparing claims or undertaking compensating events/ extension of time/ variation/ pricing of extra work/ negotiation in a contracting QS capacity
  •  Project experience on larger projects preferred, but candidates with specific strong experience on smaller piling/groundwork claims are also desirable.
  •  Strong communication skills in English and Cantonese
  •  Ability to work independently

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or related discipline is essential
  • MRICS qualified or equivalent or progressing towards chartership is desired

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Long term employment with excellent career path
  • Group health insurance
  • Study reimbursement scheme: the company encourage employee to take further claims related education, such as Post Graduate diploma in Dispute Resolution/ Construction Law and Arbitration. The cost of education can be reimbursed fully.
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