Director - Project Advisory and Recovery

Ref
MAX10023
Consultant
Nilam Modhwadia
Region
London
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable DOE
Job Posted
08/05/2024
Type
Permanent
Status
Live: Interviewing now

An exciting Director job, specialising in Recovery in the construction sector to join a large multidisciplinary consultancy, to provide and lead Project Advisory services to leading clients relating to the planning, delivery, review and turnaround of complex projects and programmes.

You will manage the implementation and recovery of complex live projects as well as acting in accordance with the stakeholders' management of time and budget.

Project types to include retail, residential, O&G, energy, manufacturing, public and government infrastructure.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Managing Project Advisory services to leading Clients in the planning, delivery, review and turnaround of complex projects and programmes - including retail, residential, O&G, energy, manufacturing, public and government infrastructure.
  • Supervising substantial, multi-sector advisory expertise in the development, implementation, and recovery of complex, large-scale projects, including Consultant, Contractor, and Client positions.
  • Analyse prospective and ongoing capital projects for compliance with project stakeholders’ management of time, cost, and quality objectives.
  • Identify the risks associated with large-scale complex projects and deliver practical, experienced, and actionable mitigation tactics.
  • Advise on governance and contract structures, analyse cost and schedule progress at critical milestones, and offer project participants, executives, directors, investors, and government agencies with detailed status briefings.
  • Ability to review external client’s issues on problematic projects and advise on their contractual position and provide strategic advice on the most effective forms of dispute resolution.
  • Applying robust and methodical analytical skills to all aspects of the construction claims work and adopting a flexible and adaptable approach to problems encountered and to client requests.
  • Ability to provide claims consultancy advice on live contracts and projects in distress to a high professional standard.
  • Deliver optimal recovery and resolution strategies and measures
  • Advise on governance and contract structures, analyse cost and schedule progress at key milestones and provide comprehensive status briefings to project participants, executives, directors, investors and government agencies.
  • Acting as an ambassador championing the Contract Services delivered by the consultancy in the industry.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Around 15 years’ experience of relevant construction and engineering industry experience
  • Experience in the management and leadership of professional teams in the delivery of professional services, assisting in the successful completion of live projects.
  • Experience in analysing cost and schedule progress at key milestones to aid in the recovery and review of the project.
  • Experience in specialist projects and programmes consultancy team specifically focused on the development and optimization of Client capital projects and programmes.
  • Experience in the development of client relationships, and the creation of team and organisational success.
  • Good knowledge of common contracts such as NEC and JCT & FIDIC
  • Experience in the management and leadership of professional teams in the delivery of professional services, assisting in the successful completion of live projects.
  • Experience in analysing cost and schedule progress at key milestones to aid in the recovery and review of the project.
  • Experience in specialist projects and programmes consultancy team specifically focused on the development and optimization of Client capital projects and programmes.
  • Experience in the development of client relationships, and the creation of team and organisational success.
  • Experience in leading the pursuit of claims up or down the supply-chain, leading to successful negotiated resolution of the same
  • Ability to understand and articulate Client requirements and their desired outcomes
  • Strong report writing skills are essential and candidates who can demonstrate prior report writing evidence will be looked upon very positively.
  • Ability to identify business opportunities and develop new business.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management or a similar degree in construction
  • Master’s degree in applicable construction specialism, highly preferable a construction law LLM or similar.
  • Ideally MRICS, MInstCES or equivalent qualified or working towards Chartership (not essential).

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is one of the largest and most reputable consultancies with multiple offices throughout the UK.

They provide a variety of advisory services to their clients in relation to claims and contractual issues, formal disputes such as adjudications and expert witness services.

They are a large consultancy with a corporate feel, yet a personal touch. They can offer excellent career prospects for candidates wanting to dedicate their career to claims and disputes related work.

You will receive regular performance and pay reviews and be supported to achieve relevant professional memberships and higher qualifications, such as an MSc in Construction Law.

A full client employer profile will be provided to applicants shortlisted for interview.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • £100k+ (DOE)
  • Car allowance
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of 8 Bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme with the employer matching contributions up to 5%
  • Health insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Personal accident cover

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