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Quantum Expert

Ref MAX8513 Job Posted 07/06/2018 Region Canada Location Toronto, Canada Salary $190k - $220k + package Salary Band £150,000 Plus TypePermanent Consultant Adam Cadwaladr

We are seeking a Quantum Expert to work in Toronto for a market leading claims consulting and expert witness practice. You should be an experienced Quantum professional, ideally with testifying experience already or a strong desire to do so in the future.

Project Details

Projects are of large value, with complex construction claims and disputes involved.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Research and analyze project documents, construction cost data and accounts to identify and quantify claims for additional costs and damages
• Perform detailed cost analyses related to prolongation, disruption, acceleration, delay mitigation, lost productivity, overheads, and loss of profit
• Prepare high quality and substantiated construction claim reports and expert witness reports
• Review and analyze claims submitted by opposing experts or consultants
• Present findings at meetings and dispute resolution hearings
• Assist owners or contractors with the commercial management of large projects to ensure contract compliance, implementation of cost monitoring systems, and project controls
• Implement or assist with corrective action plans related to the “recovery” of large capital projects
• Use and develop project specific financial models and tools
• Recruit, train, and mentor professionals who specialize in construction industry consulting and related litigation support
• Engage in business development activities

Desired Skills and Experience

• Previous testimony experience or strong desire to testify
• Ability to review and analyze contractors’ project costs
• High level of quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills
• High level of proficiency with Excel, report writing and presentation using charts/graphics
• Understanding of Critical Path Method delay analysis, and experience with scheduling software (e.g. Primavera)
• Exhibits a strong executive presence and have a high level of interpersonal and presentation skills
• Proactive individual with strong drive, ambition, and enthusiasm
• Able to delegate and supervise the work of others
• Experience in business development activities
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize changing work loads
• Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and be resourceful
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Professional, confident demeanor and appearance
• Capable of defending positions with rational arguments
• Team player with positive and energetic attitude

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

• Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting or Quantity Surveying
• One or more of the following certifications: licensed professional engineer (PE), certified public accountant (CPA), or professional/chartered quantity surveyor (PQS) or (RICS)

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company is a global advisory firm which offers advice on major projects in the construction and engineering sectors from a claims, dispute resolution and expert witness perspective. This is a multidisciplinary practice working across multiple continents on landmark projects, and will always offer you the opportunity to take your career to the next level should you show the desire, drive and ability to do so.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

The company offer a market leading salary and package for the right candidate.

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