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Senior Claims Consultant

Ref MAX8419 Job Posted 15/04/2018 Region North and Scotland Location Pontefract, West Yorkshire Salary £60k - £65k + package Salary Band £60,000 to £149,999 TypePermanent Consultant Adam Cadwaladr

A Director is required to join a UK based construction claims consultancy in their Pontefract office, West Yorkshire.

Project Details

Projects will predominantly be in major infrastructure, power generation, transportation, and large industrial installation. Claim values can exceed £100m, with project values exceeding £500m in some cases. Currency of claims will vary between Sterling, Euros, and US Dollars.

Responsibilities and Duties

- Manage live project claims on major UK and international construction projects
- Manage a team of Claims Consultants in the office
- Business development duties to grow an existent client base in the UK and overseas
- High level claim report writing
- Assessing contract termination
- Cost and Damages analysis
- Dispute resolution and mediation
- Submitting claims and claim defence on behalf of clients
- Client meetings in the UK and overseas (work is done from the UK office however)

Desired Skills and Experience

- Vastly experienced in construction claims and disputes
- Knowledge of construction programmes and efficient use of programme charts and softwares
- Strong Quantity Surveying background on major projects
- Excellent report writing skills
- Experience of managing staff on construction disputes
- Business development experience

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Member of Fellow of the RICS or InstCES
- Further qualifications in Construction Law are beneficial
- Degree in relevant construction discipline is strongly preferred

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company is a first class construction claims consultancy with various offices in the UK. They work on major construction claims and disputes in the UK and overseas from their UK offices, and hold a fantastic reputation with their repeat clients and in the wider construction and infrastructure markets around the world.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

£60k - £65k + package

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