Quantum Consultant

Ref
MAX9986
Consultant
Nilam Modhwadia
Region
London
Location
Central London
Salary
£45k - £65k DOE
Job Posted
03/06/2024
Type
Permanent
Status
Live: Interviewing now

A long established, London based claims and dispute resolution consultancy is seeking a Quantum Consultant who can carry out claims and quantum analysis based from their London office.

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.

In return for your hard work as a Quantum Consultant, you will enjoy working for a growing, reputable specialist claims and adjudication consultancy in London, alongside like-minded professionals with enviable specialist experience in quantum and delay, claims and disputes. You will get to work with their prestigious client base and have exposure to problematic projects across all sectors of the construction industry.

Flexible remote working is supported on the basis that candidates understand that there will need to be regular weekly visits to the office for specific meetings and tasks.

Project Details

The nature of working within a specialist claims and disputes consultancy in London such as this, is that you will be used on a variety of assignments (sometimes concurrently) over the course of a year. The hiring company offers a range of specialist services to its clients, including (but not limited to):

  • Expert Witness and Advisory Services
  • Dispute Resolution Services
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution advice
  • Risk Management
  • Project Planning

Therefore, as part of your role you will be expected to work with a variety of clients from client organisations to contractors and subcontractors, across all sectors of the construction industry. You will gain exposure to claims negotiation on live projects, through to advising and preparing for dispute resolution proceedings such as adjudication.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • This is a consultant role, which will report directly into the Director(s) of the business. The expectation for this role is that the successful candidate should be willing and able to manage each client’s day-to-day requirements with regards to contract administration, claims and adjudication work. You must be capable of undertaking the following duties:
  • Assist with the preparation of claims for loss and expense and other contractual entitlements
  • Support with the preparation of adjudication documentation
  • Quantum Forensic analysis of tender, contract, and claims documentation
  • Be able to draft written reports, setting out process, conclusions, and recommendations
  • Knowledge of operating and implementing Standard Forms of Contract (JCT/NEC/FIDIC)
  • Providing strategic advice at all stages of the construction life cycle
  • Proactively manage cashflow
  • Actively contribute to business development 

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
  • Strong reports writing skills are essential and candidates who can demonstrate prior report writing evidence will be looked upon very positively
  • Good written and spoken English

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • 5 years minimum postgraduate experience
  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, or a similar relevant subject
  • Attained or working towards an MRICS is highly desirable
  • Interested in working towards a Construction Law MSc or Post Graduate Diploma (or equivalent)

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a specialist claims and disputes consultancy with a prestigious client base of tier one main contractors, regional contractors, specialist sub-contractors and client organisations.

As well as operating nationally, they also have significant exposure to exciting international projects and working with clients across the globe.

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

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Salary: £45k - £65k (DOE)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Hybrid Working
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Further education sponsorship
  • Professional fees paid

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