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Claims Engineer or QS

Ref MAX9094 Consultant Richard Poulter Region Hong Kong Location Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Salary HK$40-HK$60K Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Job Posted 26/02/2021 Status Live

A highly regarded claims and disputes consultancy is looking for a Claims Engineer or Claims QS 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

  • Identify time and cost events affecting the construction process
    - Research and draft claim documents
    - Draft correspondence related to delays and additional costs
    - Liaise with the project team to ensure that the necessary records are kept.
    - Work independently and as part of a team when required
    - Ensure a professional attitude when dealing with clients
  • Research and produce claims correspondence and submissions to the clients
  • Act as advisory body regarding matters relevant to construction claims which will include dispute avoidance and construction contracts administration.
  • 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

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with major contractors (build or civils contractor) as a Quantity Surveyor or Engineer
  • Some previous experience in preparing claims or undertaking compensating events/ extension of time/ variation/ pricing of extra work/ negotiation
  • Strong communication skills verbal and written in English.
  • Ability to work independently

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or related discipline
  • Candidates should ideally nearly chartered in their chosen field

Employing Company Overview and Profile

Highly regarded construction claims and dispute resolution consultancy in Hong Kong that has a strong portfolio of clients and can offer excellent long term career growth.

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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