Quantum Consultant

Nilam Modhwadia
Midlands and East Anglia
Negotiable (DOE)
Job Posted
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An exciting Quantum Consultant job vacancy in the construction sector to join a large multidisciplinary consultancy in their Birmingham office

Project Details

The client in question can offer the opportunity to work on domestic and international projects and disputes, as well as offering industry leading training & support which will enhance and develop your delay analysis skills.

The successful candidate for this Quantum Consultant job will likely come from a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background, having gained experience with a contractor, sub-contractor or similar specialist claims and quantum consultancy. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the preparation of claims for loss and expense and other contractual entitlements.
  • Assist with the preparation of adjudication documentation.
  • Review and assess contemporaneous project records to establish quantum associated with claims and/or disputes
  • Quantum Forensic analysis of tender, contract, and claims documentation
  • Be able to draft written reports, setting out process, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Support the drafting of detailed expert witness reports for use in formal dispute resolution proceedings
  • Providing strategic advice at all stages of the construction life cycle
  • Proactively manage cashflow.
  • Actively contribute to business development and supporting colleagues with project deliverables
  • Undertaking research and development of emerging industry related technologies as well as keeping up with the developments within own technical area of expertise
  • Contribute to client meetings
  • Acting as an ambassador championing the Contract Services delivered by the consultancy in the industry.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5 years minimum experience within a Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management background, preferably with a premium, major building or civil engineering contractor / subcontractor.
  • Familiarity with claims and formal dispute proceedings. Experience in adjudication from start to finish would be desirable but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of common contracts such as NEC and JCT & FIDIC
  • Knowledge of relevant applications and technologies in the quantity surveying, commercial management industry, for example BCIS, Cost-X, CEMAR
  • Strong report writing skills are essential and candidates who can demonstrate prior report writing evidence will be looked upon very positively.

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

  • Competitive salary in the region of £35k-£50k (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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