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Quantum Expert Witness

Ref MAX8952 Consultant Steve Thomas Region USA Location Chicago, Illinois, USA Salary Negotiable Salary Band £150,000 Plus TypePermanent Job Posted 03/07/2020 Status Live

Quantum Expert Witness job within a specialist construction disputes consultancy based in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Project Details

A new job is available for a construction industry Quantum Expert Witness disputes professional with strong USA construction quantum expert witness experience based in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

The successful candidate will need to have had extensive experience in construction industry quantum expert work in the USA, probably as the lead expert on many previous American and international projects.

Quantum Expert Witness candidates who have significant experience as an assistant or No.2 to the lead quantum expert working together on expert reports may also be considered for a supporting Director of Quantum position.

It is ESSENTIAL that all candidates that apply have strong business contacts within the North American construction contracting, client, legal and disputes specialist sectors.

Applicants must have strong construction industry contacts and be able to network and win specialist construction quantum work based on their reputation and track record within the quantum expert sector.

Responsibilities and Duties

Chicago, Illinois, USA based Quantum Expert Witness Job Duties:

  • Provide specialist expert advice relating to quantum dispute matters
  • Researching and writing high level Expert Reports
  • Testifying on Quantum dispute matters as required
  • Delivering premium quality fee earning Expert Quantum analysis work
  • Recruiting and managing Quantum Consultants and Senior Quantum Consultants and assisting in their professional development and capability to work independently
  • Taking a leading role in BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT of contacts and new quantum claims and delay business by using your already established network of legal and other construction industry contacts to generate fee earning work and new commissions for yourself and the team
  • Working closely with the delay expert team on disputes and business development and management.
  • Workload will be a mixture of Canadian, American, North American and international work including both arbitration and adjudication work

Desired Skills and Experience

Chicago, Illinois, USA based Quantum Expert Witness Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable previous experience of writing high calibre Expert Reports and of providing specialist expert advice relating to quantum dispute matters
  • Demonstrable experience of researching and writing high level Expert Quantum Construction Reports
  • Experience of managing Quantum Consultants and Senior Quantum Consultants and assisting in their professional development and ability to work independently
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully taking a leading role in business development by using your already established network of legal and other contacts to generate work and commissions
  • A strong track record in performing fee earning Expert Quantum analysis work
  • Ability to undertake high level expert quantum report writing
  • At least 10+ years of experience in a relevant quantum claims and dispute role
  • Experience of international arbitrations would be highly advantageous
  • Experience of international adjudications would also be advantageous

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • RICS Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors membership or fellowship highly desired
  • InstCES Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors Chartership also acceptable
  • A construction law degree or related comparable postgraduate qualification is highly desirable such as MSc / LLB in Construction Law and Arbitration

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This employer is one of the fastest growing 'next generation' international claims and disputes consultancy practices covering both quantum and delay specialisms within the construction industry at the very highest level.

The company has offices in Canada, USA, UK, Asia, Middle East and Australia and are growing fast.

They have been appointed to carry out quantum and delay analysis on behalf of a range of construction industry clients within the North American, Canadian and USA construction industry and need additional senior level staff to grow the business further.

This construction dispute, quantum and delay specialist consultancy offers a market rate salary and generous quarterly and annual bonus schemes to reward and drive performance and growth.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Generous Quarterly bonus based on billable hours
  • Generous Annual bonus based on fee revenue generated
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