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Claims Consultant

Ref MAX7911 Job Posted 18/04/2017 Region Hong Kong Location Hong Kong Salary HK$40,000 - HK$80,000 p/m - highly negotiable d.o.e. Salary Band £60,000 to £149,999 TypePermanent Consultant Richard Poulter

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 working on large scale civil engineering and infrastructure projects

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 is an advantage but not essential
- Experienced in preparing claims or undertaking compensating events/ extension of time/ variation/ pricing of extra work/ negotiation in a contracting QS capacity
- Work experience on larger projects preferred
- Strong communication skills in English, and Cantonese is an advantage
- Ability to work independently
- Both expatriate and local Cantonese speaking candidate can be considered for this role

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Degree in Quantity Surveying or related discipline is essential
- MRICS qualified or equivalent or progressing towards chartered status is desired

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A well established Hong Kong based claims consultancy handling claims and dispute resolution work for main contractors handling large scale civil engineering and infrastructure projects.

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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