Regional Director of Claims

Steve Thomas
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Negotiable + Profitshare + Share Options
Job Posted

A fast growing UK & internationally based claims, dispute and expert witness practice client is looking for a Regional Director of Claims.

Project Details

A variety of the most interesting large scale civil engineering infrastructure, building construction and mechanical & electrical projects both live on site and at completion and dispute stage in Hong Kong.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Take full responsibility for the business service offering and delivery and the management of all staff in the Hong Kong region
  •  Oversee 8+ fee earning staff based in Hong Kong and be responsible for the process of seconding these staff out to your key clients in the area
  • Manage all live ongoing work with premium clients -Lead the work winning process through the use of contacts already known to the company and also using your own network.
  • Responsibility for the recruitment of staff
  • Responsible for the training and supervision of members of staff both fee earning and administrative
  • Able to balance fee earning and business management and staff management work successfully

Desired Skills and Experience

  • This would be the perfect role for an ambitious but frustrated no2 or no3 in a high calibre claims and dispute consultancy well established in Hong Kong.
  • Extensive experience within the Hong Kong construction industry is essential -Sound commercial management experience in a senior position with contractor, employer or consultant in Hong Kong is essential
  • In depth knowledge of claims and disputes ideally to an expert level of quantum/ delay claims management
  • Dedicated experience as an expert on quantum and/or delay matters and experience of giving evidence and being cross examined is desirable
  • A track record of fee earning, managing a team of staff and of being responsible for a business or a cost centre within a business is needed.
  • Proven track record of winning work
  • Client facing, proactive and confident
  • Experience within civil engineering and/or building contracting is preferred although M&E contracting experience may also be appropriate

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent is essential
  • FRICS qualified or equivalent is highly desirable
  • Additional qualifications such as an MSc in construction Law or FCIArb would be an advantage

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A fast growing UK & internationally based claims, dispute and expert witness practice. Full details will be provided to shortlisted applicants.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Generous package + profit share + share options

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